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24-Hour Cafe Bagelogy Opening Early 2019 on Manhattan Avenue

A 24-hour cafe featuring hand-rolled bagels and a full-scale juice bar named Bagelogy is scheduled to open early next year at 699 Manhattan Ave.

The new cafe will be housed in three former commercial stores, including the former Greenpoint Finest Deli in the front, and will be outfitted with porcelain tiles, custom-designed tables, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Bagelogy’s side entrance on Norman Avenue

Owner Sam Kaplan, who was born and raised on Norman Avenue, is in the process of adding bathrooms and seating capacity for 30 customers in the space with the help of an architectural team.

Kaplan emphasizes fresh ingredients when describing the future menu options. “We are gonna go above Boar’s Head, we’re not doing processed meats,” he said. Customers can expect hand-carved roast beef, hand-sliced lox and eight to 10 choices of tofu cream cheese along with traditional cream cheese options made in-house. Continue reading

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Pie Corps To Open in Greenpoint Near McGolrick Park October 16!

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Eastern Greenpoint is starting to get its share of good stuff lately and Pie Corps is the latest addition. Pie Corps is set to open their café on October 16th! They will not only sell their delicious homemade hand pies, mason jar pies and galettes but will include soups, pickled veggies, coffee and other homemade beverages.

Friends Cheryl Perry; a chef & former Natural Gourmet instructor for 20 years and former acupuncturist Felipa Lopez who connected over a shared love of artisanal foods started Pie Corp in May 2011. They decided on pie for its ability to cater to both sweet and savory as well as its ability evoke endless creative combinations. With pies like sweet potato-fennel-parmesan or pumpkin-maple-bourbon, it’s easy to see what Perry means. Continue reading

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