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Carol Grimaldi, Co-Founder of Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Dies at 75

NBC New York reports that Grimaldi’s Pizzeria co-founder Carol Grimaldi has passed away at age 75 after battling cancer. In 1990 she co-founded the eatery with her husband, Patsy; it became so famous that lines stretched around the block daily. The couple eventually sold the business to retire, with new ownership moving Grimaldi’s a few […]

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Philip Levine, Poet, on Living in Brooklyn Heights

Philip Levine, Poet Laureate of the U.S. for 2011-2012 (poets laureate are appointed for two year terms) divides his time between California and Brooklyn Heights, but as he says in the video you can see after the jump, Brooklyn is what he calls home. The video, published by the Cortland Review, starts in Levine’s residence, […]

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New Grimaldi’s Open at 1 Front Street, Karl Fresses and Reports [Video]

Karl Junkersfeld checks out the new location of Grimaldi’s at 1 Front Street in his latest video. Grimaldi’s needed to move from its former location next door after it was announced that the original pizza man himself, Patsy Grimaldi, would be opening his own pizzeria called Juliana’s there. Watch the video after the jump.

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Grimaldi’s Moving to 1 Front Street

The Brooklyn Paper reports that Grimaldi’s Pizzeria has solved two problems by moving to 1 Front Street – a contentious relationship with its landlord and the cycle of truly lousy tenants at the historic cast iron building:

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