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Sahadi’s Recognized as a “Historic Business”

As reported by Kirstyn Brendlen in The Brooklyn Paper, Brooklyn Heights’ mecca for Middle Eastern and other delicacies, Sahadi’s, 187-189 Atlantic Avenue, has been included in New York State’s Historic Business Preservation Registry. What effect this might have on Sahadi’s future isn’t clear, but as of now all seems to be going well. The Brooklyn […]

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Rioters Smash Windows at Atlantic Avenue Businesses

Update: Sahadi’s tells us they had no windows damaged. “Our neighbors had a little graffiti but our windows and façade had zero damage.” The Bklynr story includes a photo of a boarded-over window at Urban Outfitters, which is on the opposite side of Atlantic from Sahadi’s. Bklynr reports that on Tuesday night rioters smashed windows […]

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Sahadi’s Makes NPR’s Marketplace

Earlier this week, in need of a whole slew o’ spices that I couldn’t seem to find listed online, I ventured down to the Sahadi’s store in Industry City…and I found an oasis. I parked right in front. There was no line to get inside. The store was big and airy–not Big Box Store big, […]

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Sahadi’s Closed for Shoppers: Take Out and Delivery Only

Sahadi’s on Atlantic Avenue is closed for shoppers because the narrow aisles do not afford space for social distancing. Orders for pickup or delivery can be made here. Update: earliest deliveries are Monday, April 24; pick up times start on Friday, April 17, with limited slots available. See comments below. The new Industry City store remains open for […]

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Sahadi’s Wins James Beard Award

The Brooklyn Paper reports that venerable neighborhood institution Sahadi’s has won the James Beard “American Classics” award. The Brooklyn Paper story quotes proprietor Christine Whelan, daughter of Charlie Sahadi (photo), who managed the store for fifty years before retiring just a year ago, as saying the award is perhaps the most prestigious for a neighborhood […]

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Charlie Sahadi Retiring; Daughter and Son to Carry On Business

The Observer reports that Charlie Sahadi (photo), who has run Sahadi’s since 1964, when he inherited the business from his father, is retiring effective this week. Taking over management of the store, a fixture on Atlantic Avenue between Clinton and Court streets since the late 1940s, are Charlie’s daughter Christine and his son Bob, both […]

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Bob Sahadi Talks to Brian Lehrer on WNYC

Bob Sahadi of Atlantic Avenue mainstay Sahadi’s was a guest last week on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show. If you missed it or you’re just not “that guy” who listens to public radio, you can listen to the full interview after the jump.

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Sahadi’s Starting Local Delivery Service

Sahadi’s, 187 Atlantic Avenue (between Clinton and Court) has announced that it will now provide delivery service Monday through Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Come by to do your shopping and we’ll drop it off, or simply call your order in. Current delivery area is approximately one square mile around the store. There […]

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Charlie Sahadi Welcomes You Back Monday; Atlantic Antic Next Sunday

Your correspondent was walking along Atlantic Avenue this afternoon and saw workers busy rearranging shelves and getting Sahadi’s ready for its grand re-opening. Then Charlie himself appeared at the door, where he said he’s eager for Monday to come so he can greet his customers at his bigger and even better store. We’ve previously reported […]

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Atlantic Avenue’s Sahadi’s Preps For Wall-To-Wall (To Wall) Expansion

It was more than a year ago that BHB reported neighborhood institution Sahadi’s petition to expand the gourmet & Middle Eastern food market at 187 Atlantic Avenue. Good things come to those who wait: Sahadi’s will close from September 17-23, as it begins an expansion that will tie in three storefronts, while offering a new […]

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