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New restaurants liven up Columbia Street dining scene

January 18 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

While several restaurants have left the Columbia Street Waterfront District, three new ones may bring foodies’ attention back to the neighborhood. The first is Krok at 117 Columbia St. The menu focuses on dishes from northern Thailand and includes a variety of papaya salads, grilled Thai street food, fried Thai street food and more, according […]

Indochino to open in place of beloved Cobble Hill bookstore

January 16 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Men’s clothing purveyor Indochino is slated to open its first location in Brooklyn this week, Brownstoner reported. The company — which prides itself on “custom clothing for the modern man,” according to its website — will take up residence in the former BookCourt space at 161 Court St. The former wooden storefront has since been […]

The Landmarks Preservation Commission approved “with modifications” a fence surrounding a landmarked property at 347 Henry St. in Cobble Hill. Neighbors scoffed at the idea that the Japanese Holly must be permanently maintained as part of the approval. Rendering courtesy of Romines Architecture PLC

LPC to Fortis: Deck the Wall with Boughs of Holly

January 15 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

What started out as a 9-foot high brick wall turned into a 6-ish-foot fence covered with holly. That’s the proposal the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved “with modifications” on Tuesday for a landmarked property at 347 Henry St. at Amity Street in Cobble Hill. The property is part of Fortis’ luxury 5 River Park Development, part […]