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Colonie Covered By Inhabitat Thanks To Recovered Barn Wood Decor And Herb Wall

Depending on where you stand on such 21st century ideas, this piece about Atlantic Avenue’s Colonie restaurant will either have you amped up about a great responsible future or filled with the need to binge read Die Hipster. Either way, the photos are quite nice. Inhabitat: Meyers used mostly recycled barn materials to create the […]

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Valentine’s Love For Atlantic Avenue’s Colonie Restaurant

In a recent round-up of romantic Valentine’s Day dinner destinations, AM New York gives some love to Colonie at 127 Atlantic Avenue. The newspaper offers: “A true neighborhood spot, Colonie is a great place for a romantic dinner date in Brooklyn. The five-course prix-fixe dinner includes oysters with blood orange, fennel and speck consommé mignonette […]

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Stabbing Monday Near Colonie Restaurant On Atlantic Avenue

A man was stabbed Monday morning either in or outside Colonie Restaurant at Atlantic Avenue & Henry Street, according to an FDNY spokesman. DNAInfo reports that the unidentified victim was stabbed in the chest and taken to Lutheran Medical Center in unknown condition. It’s unclear what caused the incident. Photos show cops at the entrance […]

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Brunch at Colonie

This past February at the Grace Church Winterfair Silent Auction my wife bid on, and won, brunch for two at Colonie, 127 Atlantic Avenue (between Clinton and Henry). We finally got around to doing it today. We arrived at around 11:30 (brunch there starts at 11:00) and found all tables occupied (Colonie only takes reservations […]

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Karl Dines at Governor, Sees E.T. at BBP’s ‘Movies With A View’

Mr. J. tries the fare at Governor, the latest dining venue by the folks who brought us Colonie and Gran Electrica. The food at Governor, located at 15 Main Street in DUMBO, elicited a new adjective, SOOO-perb! Afterwards, Mr. J. took the short walk to Pier 1 to catch the opening of this summer’s SyFy […]

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Channel 7 on Carrots at Colonie

Channel 7, ABC Eyewitness News reporter Lauren Glassberg visited Colonie, talked with some diners and with sous-chef Bryan Redmond, and watched him prepare a carrot salad. Video after the jump.

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Mr. J. Goes Mexican At Gran Electrica

The intrepid Karl and his cam trek southward, both geographically and gustatorially, to try the fare at Gran Electrica, the new Mexican restaurant at Five Front Street, just below Old Fulton, recently opened by the owners of Colonie. His verdict on the spareribs? Delicioso. The climb back up Squibb Hill may have helped to burn […]

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DUMBO Getting “Surf and Snow” Shop

A surfing website picks up, verbatim, Two Trees’ press release about three new lease deals in DUMBO: one for a “locally sourced restaurant from the team behind Colonie in Brooklyn Heights” to be located at 15 Main Street; another for an outlet for bakery One Girl Cookies at 33 Main; and a third for Aegir […]

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Eater NY Looks at Brooklyn Heights’ Colonie “One Year In”

Hard to believe it’s been a year since Colonie opened at 127 Atlantic Avenue. The eatery’s owners Tamer Hamawi, Emelie Kihlstrom, and Elise Rosenberg raised initial funds (and attention) via Kickstarter in late 2010. Kihlstrom lives in Brooklyn Heights today. Eater NY ran a Q&A with the trio this week and asked them about the […]

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NYT Reviews Colonie

The New York Times reviews Colonie [127 Atlantic Avenue] and awards it one star. The review, by Heights native Sam Sifton, is mixed and throws an elbow at what the writer feels is uneven service.  On different note,  BHB reader/pumpkin carver of Grace Court Alley Peter Steinberg and his wife (whose wedding we covered here) are […]

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