A lot has been changing at the intersection of Bedford with Nassau and Lorimer – so I thought I would post some details.
First, and most obviously, there is Lokal, which has been with us a while now – but I’ve noticed they’ve taken their seating to the streets and now diners can sit side walk while enjoying their Bulgogi sandwiches.
The farmers market – which was forced to move to NaBedLo when they were displaced due to a repaving of their original corner (Lorimer and Driggs) – has decided to stay a while. While the parks department has encouraged the market to stay on the NaBedLo side as they attempt to rehab the gray and patchy grass on the Driggs corner, the Greenmarket vendors happen to like their new home and intend to stay indefinitely. The market is now offering free workshops – last Saturday was bicycle day and this Saturday free yoga will be taught in the park by neighborhood instructors (bring your own mat). I’m not the yoga type, but I think I will definitely check out July 26th’s workshop about pickles…
We continue watch the little space on the northern corner of Lorimer and Bedford transform into a new restaurant. Though the opening date has been pushed back to late summer at this point, I still anxiously await the arrival of a new haunt. I’ve been peeking in when they have been working on the space and they have put in a really cool half moon-shaped counter ala Diamond Bar. Right now Lokal has a monopoly on the diners of NaBedLo but we shall see what happens once this new business gets up and running!