Here’s Park Slope reports on Pinkberry (and takes the above picture), the popular fro-yo chain now open on 7th Avenue and Garfield Place. This is Brooklyn’s first location. In other related cold treats news, an outdoor gelato stand is up on 7th Avenue and 11th Street and another fro-yo store is opening on 5th Avenue, between 11th and 12th Streets. A Subway chain is moving into the spot long held by the Leaf and Bean on 7th Avenue. Leaf and Bean opened in its new location last week, at 176 Lincoln Place.
Station, what Grub Street calls a “new, airy, artsy cafe” opened at 166 North 7th Street, at Bedford Avenue. It is open for dinner, weekend brunch, and Friday lunch. Eater reports that Brooklyn Point Cafe opened on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint. There’s drip coffee, espresso, pastries, bagels, and the like.
The Brooklyn Beach Shack opened up at the Pier 2 Pool. It serves local beers and wine, in addition to burgers, hot dogs and other snacks. Earlier this month, the Prospect Lefferts Gardens cafe Blue Roost shuttered. It had replaced neighborhood favorite, K-Dog Cafe. Kidville‘s opening soon at 380 Court Street in Cobble Hill and should be offering kiddie classes by this fall. Windsor Terrace Patch asks readers what should replace the lost diner Connie’s Cafe. GYFA checks out a newish vintage store called The Sporting Life, open at 285 Nevins Street in Gowanus. And the Local writes that Karen’s Body Beautiful is leaving Fort Greene (where the owner has been since 2004) and moving to Sunset Park.