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Drink Up! New Starkbucks Coming on 4th Avenue!

A spokesman for Starbucks confirmed to Patch that the national coffee giant is opening a location on Fourth Avenue. It will the the third location in the Park Slope-Gowanus-area, joining two spots on Seventh Avenue. The spokesman, in an email to Patch, said the Fourth Avenue coffee shop will open…

The Rock Shop Bar Closing at End of the Month

The Rock Shop, a neighborhood sports bar on Fourth Avenue and President Street, will close at the end of the month. Brendan Niles, the bar’s general manager, told Patch the bar is closing because the “Rent’s too high. Taxes are too high. Too much development happening on Fourth Avenue.” It’s…

Where to go on a Tank of Gas in Your New Volvo

What a better time to pack the whole family in your new Volvo and go on an adventure than the summer! Check out some of these awesome places near you to visit and enjoy with the whole family in your new Volvo! Narrows Botanical Gardens– One of the most overlooked green…

Diner, Bay Ridge Volvo
Vegas Diner is Closing!

Vegas Diner closed its doors for the last time on June 25 after serving Southern Brooklynites round-the-clock nosh for the last 35 years. The iconic diner on 86th Street and 16th Avenue has attracted a loyal clientele since it opened in 1982. But the quartet of aging owners decided it…

Hump Day Treats!

The best kind of news is often food related. So why don’t you check out this great hump day treat at the local cupcake shop, Little Cupcake Bakeshop. Now this bakery isn’t just in the news for no reason, they recently reinvented the Good Humor strawberry shortcake bar into a…

Garden, Bay Ridge Volvo
Where to go on a Tank of Gas in Your Volvo

Where should you go next with a tank of gas in your new Volvo? If you feel like escaping the roar of the city, why not go to the Narrows Botanical Garden?  Whether it’s just walking around and enjoying the scenery or attending one of their many events like movie…

Hot Dogs, Coney Island
Feltman’s is Back!

Feltman’s of Coney Island is back! The hot dog hotspot has reopened back at Coney Isalnd after opening all the way back in 1867. Apparently, this is the same spot where the hot dog was actually invented so there’s a lot history to this little hot dog shop. Maybe take…

Donut Day, Bay Ridge Volvo
Happy National Donut Day

It’s National Donut Day! What would life be without these amazing sweet treats? If you’re in the mood to celebrate this amazing holiday, maybe check out Darn Donuts right here in Bay Ridge. They have everything from cheesecake donuts to the classic jelly. They even have a donut, Under the…