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Battle of Brooklyn Events: August 17 – August 27

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle features the full line-up and schedule for this year’s Battle of Brooklyn events. The festivities start this weekend and will continue until August 27th, which is the 243rd anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, “the first major engagement of the Revolutionary War to take place after the U.S. declared its independence in 1776.” […]

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Wedesday Night Karaoke at Park Plaza

One of the best kept secrets in the neighborhood is Tommy “Eyebrows” Karaoke at the Park Plaza Restaurant.  Tonight and every Wednesday night, starting st 6:00 pm kids can belt out their favorite tunes while their grown-ups enjoy Chef Dimitri’s new BBQ menu, diner favorites and the full bar. Adults take over the mic at 8:00. The […]

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Developer Offers 75 Henry Residents Big Payout to Raze Pineapple Walk Stores and Build 40 Story Condo

The Eagle reports that an as yet unidentified developer has offered the co-op board of 75 Henry Street, one of the high rise Cadman Plaza buildings that also controls some adjacent low rise townhouses, a payment of $75 million for the right to raze the existing store buildings along Pineapple Walk, which the 75 Henry […]

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BHA Says Garbage Pickup Maybe Tomorrow Night; Wants to Know What’s Your Favorite Nabe Diner

The Brooklyn Heights Association has been told that there may be regular garbage (not recyclables) pickup tomorrow (Friday) night, and reminds us: “If your trash is buried under snow, please dig it out. If the men can’t see it or reach it, they’ll leave it.” Recyclables should be held back for now; we will be […]

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Gothamist Names Brooklyn Heights’ Park Plaza As One Of NYC’s Top 10 Diners

The Park Plaza Diner has made Gothamist’s list of the the Top 10 diners in New York City. The Cadman Plaza eatery joins such NYC icons as Prospect/Crown Heights’ Tom’s Diner, Neptune Diner in Astoria (Homer’s haunt backintheday) and Manhattan’s Market Diner (Poppa Fink’s fave).

The diner seems to have bounced back from last August’s fire that shut it down for a month.

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Park Plaza Diner Reopens Thursday After August Blaze

Following a fire August 4 that decimated the kitchen and HVAC system at Park Plaza Diner, the long-lived eatery at 220 Cadman Plaza West is scheduled to reopen for business Thursday, September 6. Dimitri Likourentzos, a member of the family-owned diner and its chef, tells BHB that the blaze caused extensive damage, requiring gutting of […]

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Update: ‘Sanitary Inspection Grades’ For 11201 Dining Establishments

Back in March, BHB took a look at New York City’s Health Code Ratings for all public dining establishments in 11201, which revealed three restaurants deemed with a grade as low as “C”: Great Wall Kitchen Chinese at 60 Henry Street, One Way Deli at 26 Court Street, and Park Plaza Diner at 220 Cadman […]

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Poetry Event at Park Plaza Diner Saturday

Brownstone Poets will present a poetry reading, with open mic, this Saturday starting at 2:30 p.m. at the Park Plaza Diner, 220 Cadman Plaza West (at the eastern end of Pineapple Walk). Poets featured at this event are G.P.A. the Poetic Unsub (photo above) and Jeffrey Cyphers Wright. Admission is $3; food and drinks extra. […]

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Park Plaza Diner Sued Over Wages

The Brooklyn Eagle reports that lawyers for George Haritopoulos,  a former Park Plaza Diner employee,  have filed a class action lawsuit against the eatery.  The suit claims that Haritopoulos  and other workers have not been paid the minimum hourly wages mandated by Federal ($2.13) and New York State ($4.65) law. Brooklyn Eagle: Haritopoulos, an immigrant […]

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