A tipster sends along lots of news for the Clinton Hill stretch of Fulton Street. First, Autour Du Monde, the restaurant at 860 Fulton between Adelphi and Vanderbilt, closed a few weeks ago. Bar Olivino, at 899 Fulton, between Clinton and Vanderbilt, now has daytime hours and serves sandwiches, coffee and Choice baked goods; a soul food place called Magic Soul Food opened two doors down at 901 Fulton; and there’s paper up on the windows of the space formerly home to Swagga 360, at 887 Fulton Street. Phew! Anyone else have more Fulton Street news? We also noticed that Bergen Bagels looks close to opening on the corner of Washington and Fulton.
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Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: Row houses Address: 123-127 Lefferts Place Cross Streets: Classon and Grand Avenues (corner Classon) Neighborhood: Clinton Hill Year Built: 1882 Architectural Style: Neo-Grec Architect: Amzi Hill Other work by architect: Hundreds of houses and flats buildings in Clinton Hill, Bedford Stuyvesant, Stuyvesant Heights, Crown Heights North, Park Slope, […]
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