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After 6 years of service, Pok Pok Ny is closing up shop

Pok Pok Ny, the Thai restaurant in the Columbia Street Waterfront District, will close next month after six years of operation.
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What the truck: Tractor trailer hits overpass on Belt Parkway

An incident involving a massive tractor trailer led to a brief traffic tie-up on the Belt Parkway Tuesday morning, August 14 after witnesses say the truck — belonging to a company called Palos Garza Transportation — appeared to have struck a pedestrian overpass between Exits 5 and 6 sometime befo … Full Article

Lillio Cucina Italiana brings Roman cuisine to Cobble Hill

When Lillo Cucina Italiana quietly opened at 331 Henry St. … Full Article

Lower Williamsburg rents may sweeten effect of L-Train shutdown

If there is a silver lining to the looming 15-month shutdown of the L train between Brooklyn and Manhattan, it may be found in lower rents. … Full Article

Arborist fired after slamming Brooklyn Botanic Garden for removing tree

Alec Baxt, an arborist who worked at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden was fired recently after he recommended in a Facebook post that garden members “consider canceling your membership for a year.” The issue was the garden’s destruction of a 10-foot-high living tree stump with a hollow big enoug … Full Article

Biggie Smalls, steak, and dim sum come together at Brooklyn Chop House

A chophouse honoring Brooklyn rapper Biggie Smalls is coming to Manhattan in September. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today August 13: Kate McKinnon takes a tour of haunted Brooklyn

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 83°, Night 74°, Chance of T-storms … Full Article

Hidden bakery becomes pastry destination in DUMBO

In the lobby of 68 Jay St. in DUMBO is Burrow, a Japanese bakery whose cakes and cookies baffle well-established pastry chefs and which attracts celebrity customers with little publicity. … Full Article

Can-collecting Brooklyn bag lady is really a multimillionaire

An eccentric Brooklyn woman who drives a rundown graffiti-covered car, collects cans and pushes a laundry cart full of plastic bags is worth more than $8 million. … Full Article

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