The above photo comes from the Twitter account of Crosby Coffee, a cafe now open at 667 Classon Avenue, at Bergen. Last week I Love Franklin Avenue grabbed a sneak peak and reported that “they’ll be serving Caffe Vita roasts made to order with a Synesso pressure profiling machine… not found at most Brooklyn coffee shops.” It’s open everyday from 7:30am to 6pm and sells other treats like doughnuts. Also of note: the joint accepts credit cards without any minimum.
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As we approach the May 1 deadline for Mayor de Blasio to present his plan for 200,000 units of affordable housing, housing advocates and preservationists worry that increasing the percentage of affordable housing in private developments will require outsize development in Brooklyn. Last week’s approval of Domino, which will have towers reaching up to 55 […]
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