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Inside Brooklyn’s first marijuana dispensary

January 17 | By Michael Stahl The Bridge

Your newest weed dealer just set up shop in the shadow of the Barclays Center. But passers-by could be forgiven for assuming that the new store at 202 Flatbush Ave. is an upscale spa. Inside the sleek, ground-floor retail space, among the nostalgia-stirring photos of old New York and vintage bottles, you’ll find weathered paperbacks […]

Helen Keller Services celebrates opening of new Downtown center

January 17 | By Andy Katz Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Though he is not a large man overall, President and CEO Joe Bruno filled Helen Keller Services’s new multipurpose conference room with the pride of well-earned accomplishment. After passing a tortuous course of applications, inspections and requests for funding, HKS’s new center on 180 Livingston was finally ready to embrace a new generation of vision-impaired […]

Gage & Tollner to reopen in original Downtown Brooklyn location

January 14 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Gage & Tollner, one of the most venerable and aristocratic restaurants in Downtown Brooklyn, is now coming back after a 15-year hiatus. According to the New York Post, St. John Frizell of Fort Defiance in Red Hook, Ben Schneider of Good Fork and his chef and wife Sohui Kim have signed a lease at 374 […]