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Red Hot Chile Peppers and guava pastries

Don't sweat the small stuff. Unless you're prepping peppers for soup. This notion came into our head the other day, after we decided it was time to start cooking like a grownup (a belated New Year's resolution) and began fixating on Mexican cuisine.  … Full Article

Sunset Park is Ready For Its Closeup, Part Two

So maybe it will be too warm to snow when the city Landmarks Preservation Commission arrives in Sunset Park. It won't matter if there's a cold snap, though. … Full Article

Two Trees breaks ground on new building at Domino Sugar site

Up, Up And Away. Keep your eye on the east side of Kent Avenue between S. 3rd and S. 4th Streets in Williamsburg. … Full Article

New restaurant tenants for iconic Empire Stores

Now that's A Snack With A View. The developers in charge of restoring and repurposing DUMBO's Empire Stores, the iconic former coffee warehouses, signed leases with two restaurant tenants, Vinegar Hill House and Pizza East.  … Full Article

What's for rent on Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge?

We needed a break the other day after devouring donuts at Mike's. Seriously — read our other three stories about the Bay Ridge donut shop. We were allowed to visit after hours to see donuts being made the old-fashioned way. … Full Article

Morning At Mike's

We spent the early hours of the night watching donuts being made. So of course we wanted to see how night ends at Mike's Donuts — in those dark hours before dawn after the Bay Ridge shop opens its doors. … Full Article

How to survive in the donut business for four decades

Cheaper By The Dozen. This is a concept they take seriously at Mike's Donuts. A donut's a dollar at the Bay Ridge shop — but customers pay only $7.50 for a dozen and get a 13th one for free. … Full Article

A Night At Mike's

We got a peek behind the scenes at a Bay Ridge pastry lovers' paradise where 100 dozen donuts are made each night — or double that number if the next day is going to be busy. … Full Article

Real estate investors continue to bet on the future of Gowanus

Commercial real estate investors continued to bet on the future of the Gowanus section of Brooklyn in 2014, buying 38 development/industrial/garage properties valued at $168.86 million, a 123 percent increase in dollar volume from the year before, according to rese … Full Article

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