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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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One Year Ago on BHB: Lobster, We Hardly Knew Ye

One year ago on BHB, we learned that the Armando’s lobster sign would “die” on March 16, 2008. Owner Peter Byros had informed reporters that the eatery would close for good and that his sign would be turned off for the last time at the close of business. Spicy Pickle would move into that space […]

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Spicy Pickle on Montague Kaput

Commenter “Jonathan” tells us and BHB has confirmed that Spicy Pickle at 143 Montague Street has served its last tasty sammich. The store opened to much fanfare last August 15 but had begun to telegraph its demise only six weeks after it opened.  Many BHB Community members had noticed that the eatery had eliminated its […]

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BHB Tipster: Grinch Robs Pickle

BHB Newshound “RS” reported to us earlier today: “The Spicy Pickle [on Montague Street] has been robbed. I’m there now and the police are investigating.”

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Is The Spicy Pickle In A Pickle Of Its Own?

The newly openly Spicy Pickle at 143 Montague Street, which six weeks ago opened in the space long occupied by the beloved Armando’s restaurant, has already cut out its breakfast menu–and sliced its morning hours. Specializing in paninis, salads and subs, Pickle opened its doors Aug. 14, marking the first New York location and 43rd […]

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Is the New Hot Spot Spicy?

The customers at the new Spicy Pickle restaurant [143 Montague Street] seem to think it’s a “spicy” new hot spot. The people I spoke to were return customers who raved about the food. Others walked in and already knew what they wanted – like they were old time Spicy Pickle regulars.

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New Neighbor: Spicy Pickle Opening Friday

This just in to the BHB “newsroom” – Spicy Pickle will be opening its 143 Montague Street location (aka Armando’s) this Friday (8/15). The food chain replaces Armando’s which was a Montague Street fixture for decades and known for its neon “lobster” sign.  Despite BHB’s attempts to Landmark the Lobster, the sign was taken down […]

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Pickle Replaces Lobster

Chain restaurant Spicy Pickle will be opening soon in old Armando’s location. Workers put up a sign for the establishment this weekend. The new sign appears to be the same size, shape and dimension of the old Lobster with a bolder color scheme.

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Farewell Lobster, Let’s Hope You Find a Good Home

Eater reports that the Armando’s Restaurant lobster sign, part of the Montague Street landscape for decades, is being taken down this afternoon.  The restaurant closed earlier this year and we at BHB tried valiantly to “Save the Lobster”. Spicy Pickle will open in the Armando’s space soon.

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