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We May be Losing the Liquor Store

Some sad news to report we may be losing the Liquor Store (2688 Gerritsen Avenue)

In November 2006 we rather excitedly reported that the liquor store had reopened. After “turks” liquor store had closed.

but now …just as what happened with the “old” bagel store the liquor store may be closing due to […]

Rosco’s Doggy Day Care Closed

Previous Post: 3102 Avenue U Complete. Now 4 Stores.

Located at 3102 Avenue U , Rosco’s opened in March and now has closed its doors citing “problems with the landlord”

A New Day for Gerritsen Beach Bagels

A new bagel store, also named Gerritsen Beach Bagels has opened on Gerritsen Avenue, in the previous location of previous Gerritsen Beach Bagels.

In November of last year we reported, with some controversy, that the bagel store was on the verge of closing. Subsequently, it closed at the end of January.


Activity at the Former Nobody Beats the Wiz on Flatbush

Coming in from our soon to be hopping MarineParker.net

Since the Wiz closed way back when in 1997 not much has happened with the buildings that they used to occupy. Sleepys in recent years took over one of the two Wiz buildings.

The other building has always remained empty, in recent days […]

81 Year Old Dockside Cafe Closed…

We have just been informed that the dockside has closed this past weekend, possibly for good.

All of the employees were devastated as they were suddenly out of a job.

A quick search on the State Liquor Authority website shows that the Dockside’s liquor license expired on Saturday January 31st. That might be […]

Goodbye Gerritsen Bagel: To Close by the End of the Month

Gerritsen Bagel is being forced to close by the end of the month.

Update:1/15/09 The store is no longer open.

For quite sometime now there has been a very public battle between business partners over the Bagel store. I was even confronted by someone involved in the store over this post.

The […]

Bantry Bar: Closed for Good?

The Bantry Bar (2718 Gerritsen Avenue) has been closed, presumably by the owner,  since at least last Saturday(December 13th), when there was some early morning/late night police activity.

It was previously reported in April that the Bantry has been operating without a liquor license since June 2006, and that it received multiple SLA […]

Brenman’s is Now More Amazing

Brenman’s Butcher on Gerritsen Avenue has now doubled in size making it more amazing! Brenman’s began construction in April and is now almost complete. The store is currently open while they finish up.

Their main counter is now against the back wall of the two stores.  They will have a selection of hot […]

CI Bound Avenue U and Neck Road Closed for a Year



Thanks to Joe S. for sending this in!

Beginning 5 AM Monday, Dec 8, 2008 the Coney Island Bound Avenue U and Neck Road stations will be closed to be completely rebuilt. This project is expected to run for one year.

The stations, both 100 years old have never had […]

Its been a while since…

One year since Hibernians lot was sold. The walls are now up.

Hibernians Neighboring Lot Sold – October 2007

Two years since Leons closed.

Unconfirmed: Leons Bakery Closed – October/September 2006

Two years since Msgr Fahy died.

Fahy Mass Card – October/September […]

Kouros Diner Should be Opening Soon

The owners of the now closed Foursome diner are close to opening a new diner called Kouros, on Nostrand and Z, where the Chinese buffet used to be.

Good luck to them. Maybe they will let me know when it opens so I can take some pictures.

The property that the foursome was […]

Deli Closed: Sign Gone, Gutted Out.

Brenmans moving in next door. I like the brick style of all of the stores on Gerritsen Avenue.

Previously (April 17th, 2008): Deli Closed

Gerritsen Avenue Store Closing

Liberty Fitness Center (2606 Gerritsen Avenue) closed.

Kings Music isn’t closing, sorry for the error.

Law Office Now Dr. Office

2498 Gerritsen Avenue formally the Law Office, is now the offices of Dr. Peloro, Dr. Buono, Dr. Infantino, and Dr. Fasano. They used to be located at Whitney Avenue.

Deli Closed

A deli by many names, next to Brenman’s has been closed and is currently being gutted out.