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Last night, Mayor Bloomberg and Borough President Markowitz cheered the opening of the new Morton’s Steakhouse at 339 Adams Street in Downtown Brooklyn. The 150-seat restaurant is the 80th Morton’sand the borough’s first. (The downstairs “boardroom” can seat an additional 125 people.) Given the economic environment, much is being made of the 120-employee restaurant. “The arrival of Morton’s The Steakhouse in Downtown Brooklyn is further evidence of the growth and vitality of the entire area,” said the Mayor in a press release. “I say ‘bravo!’ to this global company for having a ‘steak’ in Brooklyn’s economicand gastonomicfuture,” said the Brooklyn Beep. Last night’s festivities were a closed affair. Tonight is the first time the restaurant will be open to the public; lunch will be available starting Monday.