Atlantic Avenue Blog

Middle Eastern Influences on Atlantic Avenue- Boutros

We had the pleasure of speaking with Allen Dabagh, Owner and Chef of Boutros, 185 Atlantic Avenue. The New American restaurant features cuisine influenced by Chef Dabagh’s Middle Eastern heritage. He reminisces about growing up and visiting Atlantic Avenue to buy spices. He would often come to the avenue with family and visit historical businesses such as Sahadi’s, Oriental Pastry & Grocery, and Damascus Bread and Bakery Shop. All the pieces of his life puzzle came together and he couldn’t imagine Boutros being anywhere else. Chef Dabagh wants to continue the Middle Eastern traditions and bring in new modern twists for generations to come and enjoy....

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Atlantic Avenue Spring Fling Merchant Promotions

The Atlantic Avenue Spring Fling will be on Saturday, April  3, 2021, 12:00-5:00 PM! Visitors can stroll along the avenue from Fourth Avenue to the Waterfront and enjoy the no-touch virtual egg-scavenger hunt using QR codes placed on storefront windows of local businesses. Once scanned, attendees’ phone screens will be directed to a fun riddle with a chance to win a prize or special treats. Participating local businesses will have special deals and promotions on the day of the event. Take a look and see how you can save...

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

  L.O.V.E. is surely in the air because Valentine’s Day is near. Show your special someone that you love and appreciate them with a gift. Local businesses on Atlantic Avenue have love-ly products for your significant other, family, and friends. Check out the Atlantic Avenue Valentine’s Day gift guide. Here’s just a sampling. You’ll find much more on each website!   Between Third Avenue & Nevins Street   Grape Hill Liquors 501A Atlantic Avenue https://grapehillliquors.com/ For the month of February, use the promo code LOVE4GRAPE for 15% off discount on a $25 min. purchase for wine on www.grapehillliquors.com.   Kind of Soul 497 Atlantic Avenue http://kindofsoulbk.com/ Kind of Soul is offering a two for $80 special. With this special, each person is able to choose an Appetizer, Entrée, and Dessert off of the menu. This also comes with a complimentary glass of wine. Salmon                                                     Buttermilk Fried Chicken              Fried Ribs   Gumbo 495 Atlantic Avenue www.gumbobrooklynshop.com/valentines-day/ For hand delivery same or next day order from: https://shopin.nyc/collections/gumbo I Love Brooklyn Pillow                       Heart in Heart Necklace       Pink Confetti Tutu Dress                   Valentine Flower Heart Pillow                     Brooklyn Robot Foundry 492 Atlantic Avenue https://brooklynrobotfoundry.com/special-events/   Valentine’s Day Mini Makers Class Brooklyn Robot Foundry will be offering two different virtual classes for children 2-11 to not only make something special, but spend quality time with their valentines at the same time. For a more traditional option, children two to five years old can build a Lovebot and a beaded keychain alongside their special grown-up in the Foundry‘s online  Valentine’s Day Mini Makers class. ($40) The Foundry’s special Family Club: Remote Edition This class allows kids to build a robot with a family member far away. This class gives children the opportunity to connect with grandparents or other family members across the country, by enjoying a class together. And they’re really taking the class together – students young and old will be making their own Lovebot robots and accessories during the class. ($40) Out of the Closet 475 Atlantic Avenue https://outofthecloset.org/ Love Sale                                                          Valentine’s Day Basket               Between Bond Street & Nevins Street Betty Bakery 448 Atlantic Avenue https://betty-bakery.myshopify.com/collections/valentines-day-2021 Conversation Cupcakes                                     Valentine Cake                       Love Birds                                                         Unicorn Cupcakes                     Parlor 442 Atlantic Avenue https://www.parlorhairsalon.com/ Parlor Gift Card Parlor New Hair Do Hard Soul Boutique 418 Atlantic Avenue https://hardsoulboutique.square.site/ With love from Hard Soul Boutique, visit their store for Valentine’s Day gifts & receive 20% selected items. Starting 2/1/21-2/14/21. Happy Valentine’s Day! Hard Soul Boutique Jewelry                                      Hard Soul Boutique Hoodie                           Strafe...

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2020 Holiday Window Judging Competition Winners

Thank you to all the AtlanticAvenue businesses who participated in the Annual Holiday Window Judging Competition. The winners are: 1st Place- Gumbo, 495 Atlantic Avenue 2nd Place- Collier West, 375-377A Atlantic Avenue 3rd Place- Someday Bar, 364 Atlantic Avenue Best Tree- Collyer’s Mansion, 179 Atlantic Avenue Honorable Mentions: Little L’s Pet Bakery, 311 Atlantic Avenue The Brazen...

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Enjoy Holidays on Atlantic Avenue!

Enjoy Holidays on Atlantic Avenue with special deals and promotions by local businesses, a special appearance by Santa, and receive limited edition Atlantic Avenue tote bags, designed by Adam Suerte. Holiday Window Judging Competition– Tuesday, December 1st Holiday Toy Drive– Ongoing until December 8th Atlantic Avenue Tree Lighting Ceremony– Tuesday, November 24th, 6-6:30 PM Shop & Dine Promotion– November 28th through December 13th example: Special Deals and Promotions “Walk the Windows” Event– Saturday, November 28th, 11 AM- 7...

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Someday Bar- #PulseofBrooklyn

A couple months ago, we had the pleasure of speaking with Megan Rickerson, owner of Someday Bar to learn more about the bar including how it got its name. Someday Bar, located at 364 Atlantic Avenue, is a dream come true for Megan and she’s happy to be serving the neighborhood. During the COVID-19 pandemic, they’re offering togo drinks and a condensed togo menu so stop by and show them some support....

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