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Armando’s Seeks New Liquor License

According to this notice posted in the window of the ex-Spicy Pickle, soon-to-be Armando’s reborn location, Community Board 2’s Health, Environment and Social Services Committee invites public comment on the application of Peter Byros Enterprises, Inc. for a Beer/Wine & Liquor license at the Committee’s next meeting, to be held on April 1 at 6:00pm, […]

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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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BHB Exclusive: Armando’s May Return to Montague Street

Breaking news! Armando’s — the legendary Montague Street restaurant — might reopen in the next few months in the spot most recently occupied by the shuttered Spicy Pickle. The restaurant, which was perhaps best known for its neon lobster sign, closed last March and was replaced in August with the Spicy Pickle sandwich chain (and […]

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Last Meal at Armando’s

Blogger Jeremiah Moss ate his final Armando's meal this weekend as the restaurant closed for good and shut off its lobster sign forever last night (3/16):

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Buh Bye Armando’s, Hello Corporate Fun!

  Brooklyn Paper reports: Armando’s owner Peter Byros told GO Brooklyn, “I am retiring,” and said that a Midwestern chain restaurant would be going into the space, although he declined to name the chain. Neighborhood preservationists, along with state Senate candidate Daniel Squadron, are currently campaigning to save the neon “lobster sign” that hangs over […]

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Grand Canyon to Return to Montague Street

Those of you who, like me, miss Grand Canyon’s superb burgers are in for a treat. While the “Restaurant For Lease” sign remains above the former Armando’s site at 143 Montague (see photo by your correspondent taken this evening), the Commercial Observer reports that the restaurant’s owner, who kept open another Grand Canyon in Park […]

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Eric Adams’ Dine In Brooklyn Showcases Borough Eateries

Borough President Eric Adams has launched Dine In Brooklyn a restaurant-week style program featuring $28 Prix Fixe dinners, $15 two-course lunches and $12 brunches at eateries throughout Brooklyn. The program launched on March 20th and runs through Thursday, March 30th. Dine in Brooklyn celebrates the five-star flavors that make Brooklyn a ‘must-taste’ destination. Our restaurants […]

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Heights History: A Look Into The Past Of Some Montague Street Restaurants

We recently went on a trip back in time at some of the restaurants in the North Heights. Now it’s time to start doing the same down on Montague Street. What was there before today’s eateries? What do the owners want you to order if you stop by? Let’s find out! Our first stop will […]

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Heights History (A Slight Return): If You’re Thinking of… Brooklyn Heights 1982

On November 21, 1982, the New York Times published If You’re Thinking of Living in Brooklyn Heights outling the benefits of living here in the nabe.

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5 Things Bevacco And New Executive Chef Gabriele Corcos Can Learn From Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares

Long time BHB readers may recall that we predicted here in 2007 that the North Heights was poised to become a culinary hot spot. So, with the the debut of Gabriele Corcos at Bevacco Friday night and with the opening of Sociale two blocks down Henry Street planned for Monday (7/29) it’s hard not to […]

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