Merchant News from Our Advertising Dept

December, 2008

State comptroller tackles healthcare concerns at NYM’s Silver lecture

Health: New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli delivered this year’s Joseph Silver, MD, Memorial Lecture at New York Methodist Hospital on Dec. 2. The annual lecture series was established five years ago, in honor of Dr. Silver, who was affiliated with the hospital for over 40 years, and who served as chief of orthopedic surgery for 20 years. Comment.

Business briefs

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November, 2008

Shop near home for great gifts for everyone

Shopping: The Brooklyn Paper’s annual holiday gift guide. Comment.

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August, 2008

Business Briefs

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July, 2008

Business briefs

Advertorial: With five locations throughout Brownstone Brooklyn and 12 varieties of hand rolled bagels, the perfect bagel is only a few blocks away. Comments (2).

Find a great sofa selection at Rico

Advertorial: Comfort, beauty, simplicity and family are a few of the many warm words that come to mind when thinking about the furniture and lighting of Rico Espinet. Comments (2).

Business briefs

Advertorial: If you are looking for the perfect antique door to show off your historic brownstone, Amighini Architectural is the place to go. Comment.

Business briefs

Advertorial: This summer, green is in and following this trend, Hall Street Storage is the first and only green storage facility in the country. Comment.

June, 2008

May, 2008

DUMBO Photo Festival

Advertorial: PowerHouse Books and VII Photo Agency have launched the New York Photo Festival, the first international-level festival of photography to be based in the U.S. Comments (1).

Slope spring arts fest

Advertorial: Grab your taste buds and head over to Park Slope’s PS 292, one of the most internationally diverse schools in Brooklyn (as amply evidenced in the day’s food offerings!). Saturday, May 17, is the Feria de Arte de Primavera, featuring fun for kids of all ages. Comment.

Visit the Hamptons

Advertorial: The Hampton Jitney, launched in 1974 with the goal of reducing traffic congestion and the carbon footprint, prides itself on doing everything in a green fashion — its motor coaches run on a bio-diesel blend and the metals and oil are recycled and re-used. Comment.

Outdoor furniture at American Housewares

Advertorial: American Housewares, the True Value store that has been serving the Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights for over 30 years, is chock full of warm-weather items: air-conditioners, outdoor furniture, flower pots and gardening supplies, as well as hardware, keys and locks, power tools, paint (along with brushes and rollers), and much more. Comment.

DUMBO’s own pharmacy

Advertorial: Bridge Apothecary prides itself on being “the biggest little drug store in town,” and DUMBO residents are glad to have such a well-stocked store in their neighborhood. Comment.

Resources for kids with disabilities

Advertorial: Challenge Early Intervention Center is proud to host Gary Shulman, Ms.Ed on Tuesday, May 13, from 6:45 to 9 pm, in its beautiful new site at 649 39th Street, between Sixth and Seventh avenues in Sunset Park. Comment.

Eco-Friendly Spa opens on Montague

Advertorial: Imagine a place where you can practice yoga, and then be pampered at the spa! That is what Wendy Chanelis of Yoga People and Regine Rousseau of Urban Zen Life have created in the heart of Brooklyn Heights — an eco-friendly center that works together to rejuvenate your body, mind, and soul. Comment.

Sports cards, memorabilia

Advertorial: With the beginning of baseball season, what better place to find this stuff than Baseball Card Dugout in Carroll Gardens. The Dugout has been providing its customers with a super selection of cards, wax boxes, comics, toys and sports statues at great prices for over 14 years. Comments (2).

Replacements for brownstone doors

Advertorial: Dozens of the beautiful doors you’ve seen while walking past Brooklyn’s historic brownstones have been replaced or restored by Amighini Architectural of Jersey City. This family business is dedicated to providing rare doors, structural and decorative elements culled and salvaged from historic residences, palaces, parks, hotels and other buildings from throughout the world. Comment.

Natural beauty products at Korres on Montague St.

Advertorial: Korres Natural Products USA just opened on Montague Street! Comment.

Jewels by Satnick

Advertorial: Jewels By Satnick has been serving the Downtown Brooklyn community for over 48 years, through three generations of the same family. Comment.

Great sale on sofas, chairs

Advertorial: At Haystack Home & Body, save 20 percent on special orders from their versatile collection of sofas, sectionals, sleepers and chairs from Mitchell Gold+Bob Williams. You’ll find modern and traditional pieces, as well as custom-made furniture. With the numerous fabric choices, the piece you choose will be perfect in any room of your house (or Mom’s!) Even better — take 40 percent off all the floor models featured in the store. Comment.

Annual Rosé Wine Festival

Advertorial: Rosé wines, which are dry, not sweet wines, are the “official” wines to drink when the weather gets warm, says Darrin Seigfried, sommelier of Red, White and Bubbly in Park Slope. Rosé wine is perfect to enjoy at a summer picnic, and goes well with salads, sandwiches, fish, shrimp, and a number of meats. It has an aromatic and flavorful quality that people around the world find hard to resist, and make a grand Mother’s Day gift, too. Comment.

April, 2008


Advertorial: Tempo Restaurant and Wine Bar is an inspired neighborhood restaurant, with dishes from Spain, Southern France, Sicily, Sardinia, Coastal Italy, and North Africa featured throughout the menu. Comment.

Buffalo Wild Wings

Advertorial: If you’re looking for a place to enjoy tasty wings while watching your favorite sporting event, Buffalo Wild Wings is your go-to restaurant. Comment.

Perelandra Natural Foods

Advertorial: Perelandra Natural Foods has been dedicated to providing Brooklyn Heights with the finest and largest selection of natural, organic foods and products since it opened it’s doors in 1976. And Perelandra employs three full time chefs that prepare fresh and delicious vegetarian fare 5 days a week. Comment.

Luna Rossa

Advertorial: If you love authentic Neapolitan brick oven pizza, along with fresh breads, pastas, and salads, Luna Rossa in Carroll Gardens is the place to be. Luna Rossa even imports its flour from Naples, Italy. Comment.

Now, it’s easy to fix your Mac

Advertorial: At last — Brooklyn has its own authorized Apple computer service provider and reseller! The Mac Support Store is the first one in the borough. Comments (1).

The UPS Store

Advertorial: Don’t you worry ’bout a thing! Comment.

Rico Furniture

Advertorial: Rico Furniture, at 372 and 384 Atlantic Ave. in Boerum Hill, carries modern and contemporary furniture and lighting. Some of the top brands featured are Atlantico De La Espada, Blue Dot, DellaRobbia, Maria Yee, and Thayer Coggin. Comment.

Le Petit Marche

Advertorial: Le Petit Marche, a comfy, cozy French bistro in north Brooklyn Heights, is a welcoming eatery, with a casual dress code, that features live entertainment along with delicious French fare. Comment.

Yoga’s serenity in Bklyn Heights

Advertorial: In the heart of Brooklyn Heights, Yoga People’s serene studio offers classes and workshops to students with all body types and levels of ability. With seasoned and dedicated instructors, Yoga People provides its students with an intimate and compassionate yoga community. Comment.


Advertorial: Friday April 11th marks the Grand Opening of the New York Kids Club. The celebration will include exciting class demonstrations and activities for children 6 months to 12 years, in state-of-the-art gym and classroom facilities. Comment.

Still Hip

Advertorial: Still Hip is a gathering place for gently used children’s clothing, toys, gear, books, as well as for kid’s music and movement classes, and family events, a funky resale shop that is too fabulous to resist. Comment.

Harbor Fitness

Advertorial: Harbor Fitness’ two locations, in Park Slope and Bay Ridge, have the latest cardio and strength training equipment individual workouts and a variety of classes (from kickboxing and spinning, to yoga and pilates). Open 24 hours a day during the week, you’re guaranteed to have a good time exercising at either location. Comment.

Spring goods at Sid’s on Jay

Advertorial: There’s a massive display of gardening supplies at Sid’s Hardware, the largest hardware store, lumber yard and home center in Downtown Brooklyn. Sid’s has been servicing the community, residentially and commercially, since 1932. Comment.

Light up at Lamp Warehouse

Advertorial: You may be surprised to hear that the largest lighting showroom in all of the five boroughs is right here in Brooklyn! Comment.

Greyhound from Brooklyn to Atlantic City … and beyond

Advertorial: Three years ago, Greyhound buses started servicing customers in Brooklyn with a convenient new Downtown Brooklyn location — now there are fewer reasons to travel to the Port Authority Bus Terminal! At the Brooklyn terminal, customers can purchase bus tickets in advance and find low fares and comfy seats to dozens of destinations. Comments (8).

Every family needs Moxie

Advertorial: The new Moxie Spot is a unique family friendly restaurant that welcomes kids of all ages. Comment.

Invitations galore at Court

Advertorial: Amidst the boxes of file folders, adding machines and office furniture, there is a great source for fancy invitations. Court Street Office Supply store, across from Borough Hall, offers hundreds of styles of quality invitations for all kinds of events, as well as custom ordered invitations to fit the needs of every costumer, all at a reasonable price. Shoppers can count on individualized attention as well. Comment.

March, 2008

Club KO Kickboxing

Advertorial: Did you know that Muscle and Fitness Magazine rates Fitness Kickboxing as the number one fat burner, with over 800 calories burned during a one hour class? Comments (4).

Maurice Lewis Salon

Advertorial: After the Maurice Louis Salon opened its doors last fall at 228 Livingston St. in Downtown Brooklyn, its clients were quick to appreciate the comfortable, spacious, 1,200 square foot venue, with a modern, black and white decor. Comments (3).

Busy Chef opens on Court St

Advertorial: Busy Chef — the Brooklyn-based restaurant that makes fast food seem like home cooking — is expanding from its original corner at Henry and Cranberry streets in Brooklyn Heights. Comment.

April: Garden planning time

Advertorial: Joseph Costanzo, Jr. and his team at C&C Landscaping have been creating and maintaining extraordinary landscapes for co-ops, condos and luxury buildings for 48 years. They are experts in understanding their customers’ needs and can be relied on to do what they say they are going to, when they promise to do it. Comment.

Clean and green for a cause

Advertorial: CleanGreenMaids, a premier environmentally sound professional cleaning service, has joined forces with the Cleaning For A Reason Foundation to offer free cleaning services to women undergoing cancer treatments. Comment.

Going green, getting green

Advertorial: Aviator Sports’s green energy initiative netted the Floyd Bennett Field recreation center grants totalling $887,000 from New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and National Grid (formerly KeySpan). Comment.

‘Meet & greet’ at HSBC

Advertorial: The HSBC branch on Montague Street near Court Street, in Brooklyn Heights, hosted a catered “meet and greet” evening for customers to network with each other, meet some of the new staff at the branch and welcome back Bernadette Bloch. Comment.

Perfectly Polished boutique

Advertorial: Perfectly Polished is not your average nail salon — it’s a great party and relaxation spot, with a happy hour! Comments (6).