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Meat Hook Relocates and Brooklyn Kitchen Launches New Butcher Program

The Brooklyn Kitchen. (Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Kitchen.)

The Brooklyn Kitchen. (Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Kitchen.)

A stroll past the Meat Hook’s new location on Graham Avenue this past weekend revealed that the six-year-old butcher shop has reopened in bigger digs, just four blocks from its old home inside of The Brooklyn Kitchen. Meanwhile, the folks over at Brooklyn Kitchen tell us they’ve filled the void by launching a butcher program of their own. It’s never been a better time to be a carnivore off of the Lorimer or Graham stops.

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Third Ave Shuffle: 5 Closings and 6 Openings in NYU Land

IMG_0314Speaking of the East Village’s ever changing shopping landscape, the upper reaches of Third Avenue, where NYU’s Third North dorm is parked, are seeing a lot of change. Here’s a rundown of what’s going in and what’s on the way out.
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Grocery Sells Cheese, Pickles, and Hot Sauce Made By Prisoners

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Alana and Erin Campbell. (Photo: Ryan Robbins)

There’s a shipment of hot sauce on its way to Williamsburg from Angola Prison in Louisiana. Alana Campbell discovered the fiery tobacco-style sauce made by the inmates while filming a television show about the prison in 2011. Now, she and her sister, Erin, will be selling it at Campbell Cheese and Grocery, officially opening on Monday.
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