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Arrivederci, Armando’s, and the Lobster; Adios, Taperia

The Eagle reports that Ristorante Armando’s, a fixture, with one brief interruption, on Montague Street since 1936, has closed for good. Along with the loss of what, for many in the Heights was a favorite eating place and hangout, will come the loss of the iconic (What other word can I use to describe it?) […]

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BHB Ten 2010 – This Year’s Most Notable Brooklyn Heights Residents

This year’s BHB Ten is an interesting bunch.  Some have added “flava” to Brooklyn Heights, while other have made it more beautiful, more interesting and dare we say more fun.  Some have dedicated themselves to preserving the area’s unique historic character.  We know there will be a lively discussion about who made this year’s list… […]

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Armando’s New Executive Chef

Chef David Ferraro has worked at several Manhattan eateries including Montparnasse and he’ll be bringing some new menu items to Armando’s [143 Montague Street] when it reopens on Monday. The restaurant says that Ferraro will mix “contemporary and classic” Italian cuisine such dishes as Tagliatelle with Rabbit Ragu, Goat Cheese Ravioli with pine nuts and […]

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Armando’s Will Reopen Monday

Armando’s Restaurant [143 Montague Street, 718-624-7167] will re-open on Monday but without its famous lobster sign.   The Brooklyn Eagle reports that veteran chef Samuel Jachero will be joined with newcome chef David Ferraro. Owner Peter Byros closed  the original Armando’s and rented the space to the Spicy Pickle franchise in March 2008.   It lasted less […]

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Armando’s to reopen in late July

Plans to reopen Armando’s Restaurant at 143 Montague St. are sailing along, owner Peter Byros told BHB this week, and he hopes that the Italian restaurant will reopen by the end of July or early August. “We started [construction] about a month ago, and it will take a couple of months. Everything is new — […]

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BHB Poll: Should Armando’s Come Back to Montague Street?

As BHB learned exclusively yesterday,  Armando’s owner Peter Byros is thinking about bringing his restaurant back to Montague Street. Byros still owns 143 Montague and after alleged deadbeats Spicy Pickle shut down last week tongues began wagging and hoping for an Armando’s Redux. What do you think? Vote in our poll after the jump.

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