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Franklin Avenue Bar Approved for Liquor License Over Concerns From Locals

CB9 approved the bar's liquor license application despite neighbors who opposed it.

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Korean Fusion Restaurant Brings Steamed Buns to Franklin Avenue

The Korean fusion restaurant Bunsmith opened Friday in the place of Docklands in Crown Heights.

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5 Great Spots to Drink Outdoors in Crown Heights

DNAinfo New York rounded up the five best places to do summertime drinking in the neighborhood.

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New Six-Story Building to Rise on Former Franklin Ave. Community Garden Lot

The building at 730 Franklin Ave. in Crown Heights was designed by Issac and Stern Architects.

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Two Suspects Wanted for Shooting of 17-Year-Old on Franklin Avenue

Police released photos of two young men they believe are responsible for the May 18 shooting.

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Outdoor Seating Planned for Crown Heights' Mexican Joint Chavela's

The plan by the popular Franklin Avenue restaurant was approved by a CB8 committee on Monday night.

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Beer Hall Berg'n to Add Mediterranean and Vietnamese Cuisines This Summer

The new food vendors will be replacing Ramen Burger and Pizza Moto, said Berg'n's co-founder.

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Dunkin' Donuts Opening Fourth Site in Crown Heights

The new store is replacing the Super Express Deli-Grocery at Franklin Ave. and Eastern Parkway.

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17-Year-Old Injured in Franklin Avenue Shooting in Crown Heights

The teen was shot in front of the popular coffee shop, Little Zelda, on Monday night.

Midtown »

16 Subway Lines Slated for Service Changes This Weekend

The 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, A, C, D, E, F, J, L, M, Q, R and Rockaway Shuttle will all be impacted.

Bed-Stuy »

119-Unit Apartment Building Coming to Fulton Street and Franklin Avenue

The Karl Fischer-designed building will be eight stories high with ground-level retail.

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Indie Film Highlighting Bed-Stuy Record Store Debuts at NYC Film Festival

Neighborhood residents make cameos in the film "Lazarus," set in Israel's Record Shop on Fulton Street.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Community Board Backs Land Use Changes for Manufacturing Zone

Brooklyn's CB8 approved a rezoning resolution to increase density and building heights on Thursday.

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PHOTOS: Asian-Fusion Food Trucks to Open Brick and Mortar Shops in Brooklyn

Domo Taco plans to open on Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights this May; Bobjo will open on Vanderbilt.

Bed-Stuy »

Mexican Bar and Backyard Taco Truck Opens in Bed-Stuy

The new Franklin Avenue spot Chilo's features $2.50 tacos and frozen margaritas.