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Bits & Pieces Russian Chinese Hallal Food
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Big Nick Cavalieri, the former owner of Nick’s Discount Store at 1669 Bath Avenue, got in touch to tell us that he’s opened a new business – Neighborhood Guys Bagels Deli & Grocery at 1656 Bath Avenue. We wrote about Cavalieri back in late 2011, after the discount store was featured in the New York…

News & Features
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Two 12-year-old Brooklyn boys, one in Borough Park and one in Bath Beach, were injured in car accidents last week, according to a New York Post report. The accident in Borough Park occurred when a private religious school bus struck a boy riding a bicycle at 7:45 a.m. on 12th Avenue and 40th Street. “I saw the…

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A woman had her purse stolen on Bay 25th Street in Bath Beach earlier this month. Fortunately for investigators, footage of the robbery was caught on a home’s security camera. The incident – which took place on Feb 3, in front of 179 Bay 25th Street near Bath Avenue according to News 12,  almost took…

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Nick Cavalieri, the 17 year owner of Nick’s Discount Store (1669 Bath Avenue), sold the business to new owners at the end of December, according to an article published in the Home Reporter earlier this month.

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A piece in yesterday’s New York Times featured Nick’s Discount Store, which has been a fixture on Bath Avenue for 17 years. The article documents how owner Dominick Cavalieri, aka Big Nick, uses a combination of bonhomie and generosity to engage the changing clientele at his combination 99 cent store and deli.

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Ephemeral New York has a piece on the mysterious death of one of the most prolific builders of 19th Century Gotham, Calvert Vaux. Vaux met his demise right here in Bensonhurst, in the same body of water another untimely death occurred over the weekend. Calvert Vaux, who, along with partner Frederick Law Olmstead, had designed…