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Gravesend

  1. Lawsuits
    Brooklyn Restaurant Owners Suing Community Board MembersThat’s a lot of margaritas.
  2. real estate porn
    Inside an Extravagant $14 Million Home in Gravesend, BrooklynYes, Gravesend.
  3. Openings
    Pleasure Island Remains Deserted in Gravesend“In Russia, ‘pleasure’ means something else.”
  4. Openings
    Coney Island Gets a New 24-Hour DinerFirst look at the Parkview Diner in Gravesend.
  5. Neighborhood Watch
    Cannoli Party Tomorrow; Bill Clinton Gets Fit and FunPlus: Oktoberfest at Klee Brasserie and Lovely Day’s reopening, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  6. neighborhood news
    Gravesend House Sells for $10 MillionWow!
  7. neighborhood watch
    Husband and Wife Strippers Leave Us HangingBushwick: If you squint really hard, you can pretend this house is in a suburban glade and not next to the elevated subway in a tough hood. Or so this Realtor’s poster hopes. [Newyorkshitty] Carroll Gardens: Locals rejoice at the news that his-buildings-don’t-fit-with-this-hood architect Robert Scarano is off the job at 333 Carroll Street, but what will become of that inappropriately huge penthouse thingy they’ve been building on the roof? [Pardon Me for Asking] Corona: A husband-wife stripper team were busted for using MySpace to lure two teenage girls to their home, then to an orgy at a Manhattan strip club. Hey, why didn’t they ask us instead? God knows we’re of age. [NYDN via Queens Crap]
  8. neighborhood watch
    How High Can Walentas Go In Cobble Hill?Cobble Hill: Whether Dave Walentas gets to build ten feet higher than the limit in the historic district here is no trivial matter. [Curbed] East Village: How dare this woman feel so secure around here that she leaves her bike unlocked? Would someone please steal it to teach her a lesson? [Vanishing New York] Gravesend: Sears Tower co-owner Joseph Cayre just sold his home here, an enclave of rich Syrian Jews, for $10 million, the second-highest price ever for a Brooklyn crib. [Real Deal]
  9. Openings
    Carnegie Hill Will Have Its Restaurant Row YetIf the jam-packed Sfoglia up the street is any indication, denizens of Carnegie Hill are desperate for good food and cozy surroundings. The month-old Peri Ela delivers on both accounts, with its snug, wood-paneled, tin-ceilinged space filling up each night with locals lugging their own bottles of wine (until the license arrives) and tucking into platters of Turkish meze and kebabs.
  10. User's Guide
    Take the Cab to Deepest Brooklyn for Restaurant WeekThe bargains at Brooklyn Restaurant Week, which starts this Monday, aren’t quite as overwhelming as the Manhattan version. The deal is the same — three courses for only $21.12 at any of the listed restaurants — but few of these places are hugely expensive to begin with. Look at it this way: What you save will cover the cab fare. What follows are a few of the more far-flung Xs on our own personal Brooklyn treasure map. Generally, these aren’t destination restaurants, but this week they should be.