Walking on Empire near the fast food junction at Flatbush I can testify that there are dozens and dozens of rats late at night at least as far down as Bedford. And not just the kind that run away, the bold kind that you might accidentally kick or will run straight over your foot.
...the zone is quickly evolving from a manufacturing uses (ie auto body repair) to commercial and entertainment
"But when that restaurant unexpectedly and unceremoniously shuttered last month, fans were left wondering just where exactly they were supposed to get their guasmole and salsa borracha fix. Now they have an answer, as Chavez will open El Atoradero Brooklyn, a new, more ambitious restaurant at 708 Washington Avenue in Prospect Heights, in late September."
Does anyone have any idea what the heck is going on? There seem to be dozens and dozens of fire trucks and emergency vehicles blasting down Eastern Pkwy (i believe) for the past 20 minutes or so. (945pm Wed)
I am interested in seeing how successful this model works in Crown Heights.
It really serves young people who are fresh out of college well. I believe the units come with basic furnishings, so one only needs their own clothing and laptop.
Another benefit: Potential dating pool lives within building.
I've been in this neighborhood for a while now, I'm proud to call Crown Heights my home. I love seeing all that has changed and progressed throughout my tenure here. Franklin ave transforming before my eyes and now Nostrand catching up. I keep hearing about supermarkets (bigger chains) and restaurants coming in. All this and ...
195 Sullivan. Anything with some air around it, seems like it is fair game. This one looks like it has a nice deep lot.
About 3 years ago, it sold for $580k
Then it sold for $700k on 10/30/2014
An excavator will soon attack. ...
"Neighborhoods change slowly, one building at a time. Wholesome Foods, a high end grocery, signed a 15-year lease to take 2,700 square feet at 1306 Atlantic Avenue in Crown Heights. The company will pay rent of $65 per square foot, a sharp increase over the $20 per square foot paid by the previous tenant, a ...
Here's a photo of the building (801 Dean) from Brownstoner:
Here's a just published article about the members of the Nigerian American Muslim Community Center, who own and use the building:
It is worth reading.
Here's an older article that talks about how the building was used back when it was an armory:
History buffs might ...
I'm between horrified and awed. I really like Wegmans. And the area desperately needs a good, quality, affordable source of groceries. But my hometown had a Wegmans. I moved away from all that 11 years ago.
Franklin's transformation to a foody paradise is taking another step forward with the addition of the Crown Finish Caves in some underground "lagering tunnels" under the old Nassau Brewery. Check out the details in the article: