Sunshine Co., the bar and restaurant brainchild from the owners of Milk Bar on Vanderbilt Avenue, is open at 780 Washington Avenue. They soft opened over the holidays with a brunch menu as the owners are still waiting for a liquor license. The food is American and there will be fancy cocktails once the liquor license comes through. The reviews on Yelp so far are mostly good. Has anyone checked it out for themselves? And there are more January openings planned for the area, according to the Heart of Brooklyn: A bar from the owners of Fresh Salt in the South Street Seaport at 661 Washington Avenue at Bergen; restaurant Lincoln Station at 409 Lincoln Place, from the owners of al di la and Bar Corvo; and education center Brooklyn Brainery at 190 Underhill Avenue.
Photo by the Washington Avenue-Prospect Heights Association
From the contractor’s perspective, the 203K inspection is probably the single most important part of the 203K process. The contractor doesn’t get paid for his work until an inspection actually takes place. But let’s take a step back. The 203K inspection is the official FHA inspection of the property, and it can only be done […]
Prospect Park was not even half completed when it opened to the public in 1867. It was a huge success, made even larger over the next six years, as work continued. Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted created one of the greatest urban parks in the world, combining nature and architecture seamlessly into the center […]
The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership wants to make over Flatbush from the Fulton Mall to Barclays Center, DNAinfo reported. The group is asking local politicians for their support and help drumming up about $7,000,000 for the project. The improvements would extend Phase I of the Flatbush Avenue streetscape project, which is now complete (and cost $23,000,000) […]
The new museum building at the Weeksville Heritage Center is finished, and the official ribbon cutting took place yesterday morning, although the building won’t open to the public until spring 2014. The celebration included an African libation ceremony and speeches from local officials. WHC board chairman Timothy Simons and outgoing Borough President Marty Markowitz recalled when WHC […]
Three contiguous buildings with the same architect but two different owners are going up at the corner of Putnam and Bedford. The furthest along is 1192 Bedford Avenue, at the far left above, a mixed-use building of five stories with six apartments, according to DOB filings. Next door at 1190 Bedford is what seems to […]