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Sahadi’s Wins James Beard Award

The Brooklyn Paper reports that venerable neighborhood institution Sahadi’s has won the James Beard “American Classics” award. The Brooklyn Paper story quotes proprietor Christine Whelan, daughter of Charlie Sahadi (photo), who managed the store for fifty years before retiring just a year ago, as saying the award is perhaps the most prestigious for a neighborhood […]

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Charlie Sahadi Retiring; Daughter and Son to Carry On Business

The Observer reports that Charlie Sahadi (photo), who has run Sahadi’s since 1964, when he inherited the business from his father, is retiring effective this week. Taking over management of the store, a fixture on Atlantic Avenue between Clinton and Court streets since the late 1940s, are Charlie’s daughter Christine and his son Bob, both […]

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Fox 5 Asks Atlantic Avenue Middle Easterners About The Current Crisis In Syria

As President Obama mulls his options on the crisis in Syria, Fox 5 NY hit Atlantic Avenue to see what members of the street’s Middle Eastern community think about the situation. Among those interviewed, the undisputed King of Atlantic Avenue Charlie Sahadi.

Watch the video after the jump.

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The BHB Ten 2012

This year marks a different kind of BHB Ten. Since the first list in 2008, we’ve limited candidates to those currently living in Brooklyn Heights. As you’ll see in this year’s list we’ve opened things up a bit, thanks in part to your input.

This year’s BHB Ten, after the jump.

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Charlie Sahadi Welcomes You Back Monday; Atlantic Antic Next Sunday

Your correspondent was walking along Atlantic Avenue this afternoon and saw workers busy rearranging shelves and getting Sahadi’s ready for its grand re-opening. Then Charlie himself appeared at the door, where he said he’s eager for Monday to come so he can greet his customers at his bigger and even better store. We’ve previously reported […]

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Atlantic Avenue’s Sahadi’s Preps For Wall-To-Wall (To Wall) Expansion

It was more than a year ago that BHB reported neighborhood institution Sahadi’s petition to expand the gourmet & Middle Eastern food market at 187 Atlantic Avenue. Good things come to those who wait: Sahadi’s will close from September 17-23, as it begins an expansion that will tie in three storefronts, while offering a new […]

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Charlie Sahadi Named “Ambassador of Atlantic Avenue”

The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation has named as its first “Ambassador of Atlantic Avenue” Charlie Sahadi, proprietor of Sahadi’s, the gourmet and Middle Eastern food market at 187 Atlantic Avenue, between Clinton and Court streets.

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