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Checkers Readies Court Street Store

The Checkers burger chain is hard at work preparing its new Downtown Brooklyn location.   The outlet will occupy the former Busy Chef space at 111 Court Street. [photo via McBrooklyn]

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Demolition derby at old Busy Chef spot

We spotted a full-time demolition derby going on inside the former Busy Chef, Blue Pig, and Oven spots along Henry Street, at Cranberry Street, this morning. One worker said he they’re gutting everything in the place and that they’ll be done by the end of the day. The owner of Sweet Melissa Patisserie, Melissa Murphy, […]

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Busy Chef Space on Henry Now a Free Agent

Looks like eviction proceedings against the many faces of the Busy Chef Empire were successful as this NYC Marshall’s notice posted at 60 Henry Street indicates.  No official word yet on whether bakery Sweet Melissa will take over the space.

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This Just In: Checkers Moving Into Busy Chef’s Court

Local blog Flappy Days reports that the Checkers burger chain will be moving into the former Busy Chef Space at 111 Court Street: Flappy Days: As I was walking to work this morning, the door was open and two men were looking over plans, so I asked them what was coming in. Ladies and gentlemen, […]

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Busy Chef evicted at Henry St. corner

Eviction notices went up today at the former Busy Chef spot at 60 Henry St., at the corner of Cranberry Street. The four signs are addressed to “John or Jane Doe” and several shell names that the partners behind the Busy Chef empire have long used, including The Busy Chef Oven, Julia’s Blue Pig, Rue […]

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Sweet news! New Sweet Melissa’s in Busy Chef Spot on Henry?

Sweet Melissa’s Patisserie may be moving into the neighborhood by early summer — and taking over the former Busy Chef and Blue Pig spots at 60 Henry St. Owner Melissa Murphy told the Brooklyn Heights Blog today that she’s always wanted to open in Brooklyn Heights, and that she’s had her eye on that corner […]

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Rumor Killer: No Five Guys On Henry

In response to a comment by “ABC” claiming that a Five Guys Burgers and Fries outlet would be moving into the old Busy Chef space at Henry and Cranberry (as opposed to Court Street as previously rumored), Craig Cohen, owner of Brooklyn Five Guys franchises, tells BHB that there is no truth to the Henry […]

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Busted Chef Case Still Pending

Former manager of the Busy Chef restaurants on Henry Street, Daniel “Busted Chef”Kaufman, is awaiting a trial date for 24 counts of alleged fraud after appearing in Kings County Criminal Court on Dec. 26, 2008. Kaufman, who faces seven years in jail after allegedly stealing approximately $25,000 from former customers’ credit cards, is undergoing a […]

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Five Guys to Take Busy Chef Space on Court Street…NOT!

Brownstoner is reporting that Five Guys Burgers and Fries will be moving into the vacated Busy Chef space on Court Street.  No word if this is an additional outlet or if the chain would be vacating its Montague Street location. Update: The Brooklyn Paper follows up on Brownstoner’s report and finds that Five Guys will […]

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Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar’s Liquor License Up for CB2 Review

The new joint venture between Henry’s End and Cranberry’s located at the space formerly known as the Wine Bar at 50 Henry Street will be called Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar.  The new owners will be pitching their case for a liquor license at this Wednesday’s (1/7) CB2 meeting according a public notice posted in its […]

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