Lost City follows up on the fire at D’Amico Coffee on Court Street. They say: “A large, long, hand-written sign now in the window says D’Amico is currently roasting in another location, while the old roaster will be ‘out of service for a while.’ ‘It will take more than a small fire to stop us!’ the message concludes.” Photo via Lost City. Also, Bar Bruno is launching a taqueria at 520 Henry Street, on the corner of Union. It should open later this month.
Newish restaurant Walden is closing up shop at 502 Lorimer Street; Eater notes that the space has housed short-lived restaurants before. A cocktail joint called the Exley is open near McCarren Park.
In Park Slope, the neighborhood’s newest pizza joint Brooklyn Central opens today on 5th Avenue. A Dunkin Donuts is moving onto the corner of Franklin Avenue and Fulton Street in Bed Stuy, and nearby cafe Daily Press is worried about the competition. In Sheepshead Bay, a new supermarket chain will open in the shuttered Pathmark on Nostrand Avenue. And a frozen yogurt joint — called Yooberry — opened on Sheepshead Bay Road. A craft beer tasting room is slated to arrive near the Barclays Center, and a cafe called Savor Brooklyn will open this month in Windsor Terrace. A tech firm is leaving SoHo to set up in the office building at 231 Front Street in Dumbo. And a Bay Ridge butcher shop is opening up a bar in the former prep room.