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La Nonna’s Bedford Avenue Location Is Finito

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Less than a couple of years after it was featured in Gothamist’s “Still Got It” column celebrating eateries that “continue to serve mouthwatering meals and drinks long after the buzz has faded,” La Nonna ain’t got it no more. We’re talking about the trattoria’s Bedford Avenue location, which opened in 2006 and closed this week.
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Manhattan Ave Gets Octopus Balls, Tapioca Balls, Meatballs

(Courtesy of Ria Bella Pizza)

(Courtesy of Ria Bella Pizza)

Greenpoint’s gradually gentrifying Manhattan Avenue got a couple more newcomers in recent weeks. But don’t worry, they aren’t serving trendy kale salads. Well, actually, one of them is, but it assures us it’s authentically Sicilian. Here’s what’s new on the strip.
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Nino’s Pizza Was Closed For Mice, Flies and a Whole Mess of Stuff

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

The nitty-gritty details of the health inspection that shuttered Nino’s Pizza are now online, and they are very gritty indeed: the pizzeria on the corner of Avenue A and St. Marks racked up a whopping 109 violation points during an inspection on Wednesday. To put that in perspective, the health department can close restaurants if they score above just 28 on three consecutive inspections.
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