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A Good Showing for Brooklyn Heights and Environs at LGA’s Terminal B

I may be a year late to the transit hub party, but I have finally seen the light—or at least the sunrise—on the newish Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport. I guess I’ve been flying Delta a lot—which typically involves a tiny tease of the swanky new Terminal C and then a dreary detour back through […]

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The Daily Show’s Wyatt Cenac Shares His Fulton Mall Memories

Wyatt Cenac of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ shares his ‘New York Memories’ with Time Out NY this week. The Texas born comic, who is also hosts a weekly showcase at Littlefield, talks about spending summers with his grandmother in Crown Heights and loving his visits to the Fulton Mall: TONY: When I was 19, […]

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Read What People Think Of The Changing Retail Landscape Of Downtown Brooklyn

The New York Times writes about the changing retail landscape of Downtown Brooklyn. As outlets like Shake Shack and H&M set up shop on Fulton Street, the older businesses which long catered to African-American and Caribbean-American customers are starting to disappear. The Times describes the history of the strip saying, “Fulton Street has been Brooklyn’s […]

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Shake Shack’s Downtown Brooklyn Success Inspires Second BK Locale

Downtown Brooklyn’s Shake Shake inarguably changed the face & fortunes of the once-sagging Fulton Mall, convincing many Heights residents to cross Court Street for the first time in years (decades?). Since its December 2011 opening, the burger joint has led to a renaissance, bringing the likes of Starbucks, Brooklyn Industries, H&M, Century 21, Gap, Seattle’s […]

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WSJ: The Long & Storied History Of Gage & Tollner At 374 Fulton Street

The storied locale that housed Gage & Tollner restaurant from 1892 through the beginning of the millennium is both an endearing and bittersweet tale of Downtown Brooklyn’s history. New York City landmarked the eatery’s exterior in 1974 and a year later, its interior. It was the first landmarked dining room and the city’s third interior […]

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Talking ‘Bout A Revolution: High-End Swarovski Joins Fulton Mall

Jewelry and Crystal shop Swarovski is joining Downtown Brooklyn’s Fulton Mall revolution with a 2,500 square-foot lease on the ground floor of 490 Fulton Street, its first boutique in the borough, according to The New York Post. The upscale retailer joins Express and Seattle’s Best Coffee in the fully renovated five-story building, with Raymour & […]

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Who Needs Manhattan: BK’s Fulton Mall Revival A Bona Fide Reality

When The New York Times pens a story on the revitalization of Downtown Brooklyn’s Fulton Mall, it heralds a watermark moment: sort of like, if the Times sniffs it as a reality, the revival has got to have credence. Its August 28 piece announced “National Retailers Discover a Brooklyn Mall.” Mind you—to toot our own […]

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Quote Of the Day: Downtown Brooklyn ‘Back To The Future,’ M. Markowitz

From The New York Times article, “National Retailers Discover a Brooklyn Mall,” August 28, 2012. (Graphic: Chuck Taylor)

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Furniture Retailer Raymour & Flanigan Joins Fulton Mall Revolution

One after another… The big boom continues in Downtown Brooklyn, with yet another national retailer signing on to set up digs on Fulton Mall’s 17-block stretch from Boerum Place to Flatbush Avenue. Furniture chain Raymour & Flanigan will occupy a robust 28,000 square feet on the second floor at 490 Fulton Street. As BHB readers […]

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Fulton Mall Welcomes Another Major Retailer: Say Hello To Express

A shiny new Express store at 490 Fulton Street along Fulton Mall has opened in the rapidly gentrifying Downtown Brooklyn shopping destination. Michael Weiss, CEO of the men’s and women’s clothier and a Brooklyn native, was present for the festive “block party” opening last Wednesday. He tells the New York Observer that he began his […]

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