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Greenpoint Gets a Hip Kids Clothier That’ll Soon Be Designing For Adults

(Photo: Courtesy of Wovenplay)

(Photos courtesy of Wovenplay)

Man, Greenpoint kids are the coolest. First they get Flying Squirrel, then the place with that giant Gummi Bear chandelier, and now this: a children’s clothier specializing in “creative couture for the every day artist and adventurer” (#littlehipsters) is coming to the quiet nook where Achilles Heel was the only sign of life.
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Sweet Chick Will Cluck Up Max Fish’s Old Place Next Month

The Max Fish space after its last party. (Photo: Anna Silman)

The Max Fish space after its last party. (Photo: Anna Silman)

If yesterday’s news that Max Fish is returning to the Lower East Side via Orchard Street caused you to wonder whattup with its old home on Ludlow, well, we just got the answer: Sweet Chick, the Williamsburg chicken-and-waffles joint, just announced that it’ll open May 7, with its hangover-helping brunch launching that weekend.
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Have a Look at Swallow Cafe’s New Williamsburg Spot

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

The Bean isn’t the only cafe expanding into a recently constructed Williamsburg building: Morgan-stop favorite Swallow Cafe opened an outpost at 493 Driggs Avenue last month. This location has the same rustic vibe as the East Williamsburg one, though seating is limited to just a handful of stools. On offer: coffee brewed from Counter Culture beans, a variety of teas, cookies (including some vegan options), pastries, and some wraps and sandwiches. There was a chill Yeasayer vibe going on when we stopped in this weekend. Here’s another look at the space.
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