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CHOW Looks at Colonie

CHOW dropped by the nabe and checked out Atlantic Avenue’s latest addition – Colonie.

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Almost Rejected from Kickstarter, Colonie Launches to Raves

“We were initially rejected from Kickstarter,” Colonie [127 Atlantic Avenue] owner Tamer Hamawi tells BHB contributor/restaurant maven/filmmaker Karl Junkersfeld about the new restaurant’s innovative plan to crowdfund its opening. Find out why they met with some resistance and if their fare meets the high standards of Mr. J’s palate in his video report after the […]

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NYT Looks at Colonie

The New York Times Diners Journal takes a look at the newly opened Colonie [127 Atlantic Avenue] which funded part of its endeavor via the crowdfunding site Kickstarter: NYT: Ms. Kihlstrom and her partners, Elise Rosenberg and Tamer Hamawi, who all worked at Public and Double Crown in Manhattan, said they wanted to bring the Brooklyn […]

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Mr. J’s Restaurant Update

Our man with cam tours the local culinary scene, pondering Siggy’s application to maintain its outdoor tables, taking a look inside Colonie, and returning to Mile End, where he heeds Felix Unger’s injunction: “Don’t forget to look at my meat!”. He doesn’t just look; he tastes. For his verdict, see the video after the jump.

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Colonie Restaurant Opens with a Bang in Brooklyn Heights

“Colonie“, the much anticipated “locavore” restaurant at 127 Atlantic Avenue (the long-empty “Petite Crevette” space), and noted for using Kickstarter for its initial funding, had its soft opening last night. The doors opened at 6 PM and when I walked in at 7:30, the place was packed. A “friends and family” cocktail party had been […]

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Foodie Heaven at Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn Historical Society President Deborah Schwartz and Brooklyn Heights preservation hero Otis Pratt Pearsall were among the many who enjoyed the wide variety of delicious food and drink on offer at Brooklyn Bounty this past Thursday evening. This event, hosted by BHS with Edible Brooklyn and Brooklyn Exposed as its media partners, featured entrees, side […]

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New Atlantic Avenue Eatery Uses Social Media for Funding

Colonie, a new restaurant at 127 Atlantic Avenue is slated to open in late November according to one of its 3 partners, Brooklyn Heights resident Emelie Kihlstrom.   To raise funds for their new venture they’ve turned to the crowdfunding website Kickstarter (just like  BHB’s Heather Quinlan did to fund her documentary):

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