Robert Furman’s (with contributions of photographs of historic Brooklyn Heights buildings by Brian Merlis) Brooklyn Heights: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of America’s First Suburb is a massive–471 pages–attempt to encompass all that is significant in the history of our neighborhood. The subtitle provides a narrative arc, though an inverted one. It begins with a […]
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Mohammad Muktadir’s sexual harassment suit against the owners of Bevacco took a strange twist recently reports the NY Daily News. According to the paper, Federal Judge Frederic Block who is “notorious for shooting from the lip” told a colleague that he was currently working on a “stupid little trial.” That comment was heard by one of the juror’s and the judge admitted to making the “faux pas.”
Heights History: The Story Behind Some of the North Heights’ Restaurants And A Look At Them From 47 Years Ago
Ever wondered what the story was behind your favorite restaurant? Well, it might be about more than food or even one man’s dream. Here is an exploration of how some Brooklyn Heights restaurants came to be and what their owners say best exemplifies their spirit. Plus, you will get to see what they looked like back in 1967!
5 Things Bevacco And New Executive Chef Gabriele Corcos Can Learn From Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares
Long time BHB readers may recall that we predicted here in 2007 that the North Heights was poised to become a culinary hot spot. So, with the the debut of Gabriele Corcos at Bevacco Friday night and with the opening of Sociale two blocks down Henry Street planned for Monday (7/29) it’s hard not to […]
Update: Corcos will be Executive Chef… DEVELOPING…
— Gabriele Corcos (@TheTuscanGun) July 22, 2013
It’s been almost a year since Bevacco opened and lifted the “Corner of Cranberry” curse that has haunted many eateries at 60 Henry Street for years. The Wall Street Journal published a short piece on the restaurant this weekend:
Bevacco [60 Henry Street] continues its Corner of Cranberry curse killing this week by adding lunch service. Mrs. Fink, Baby Fink and I enjoyed a great meal yesterday afternoon. Uova pizza, Bevacco burger and meatballs were super-fantastic! And with breakfast service coming soon, Bevacco should wash away memories of 60 Henry’s “bad old days.”
Our Karl Junkersfeld is such a man about town that the owners of Bevacco [60 Henry Street] invited him to attend their “soft opening” Thursday night. Karl’s kvelling and saying that the notorious Corner of Cranberry is no longer cursed. This…is a good thing. His video report after the jump.
Chris Fohlin (@cfohlin) tweets us this photo inside the soon-to-open Bevacco at 60 Henry Street. Looks like a comfy bistro setting much like the new owner’s other establishments.
Karl the intrepid explorer ventures to the far-flung realms of Gowanus and Park Slope to visit three establishments owned by the same man whose “Bevacco” will occupy the former Busy Chef space in what we hope is the not too distant future. Our man with cam brings back encouraging news. Video after the jump.
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