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Bedford Ave.’s Spoonbill & Sugartown Expands, Books It to East Williamsburg

(Photo: John Ambrosio)

Spoonbill & Sugartown owners Miles Bellamy (Left) and Jonas Kyle (Right). (Photo: John Ambrosio)

After more than 16 years in Williamsburg, bookseller Spoonbill & Sugartown is opening a second store in not-so-distant East Williamsburg. The new location, in the front half of the Montrose Avenue storefront currently used as the bookstore’s warehouse and office space, will be open Friday through Sunday, starting today.

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Slideshow/Book Launch with Christopher Merrit and Domenic Priore

Join authors Merritt and Priore for a discussion of their new book.Pacific Ocean Park: The Rise and Fall of Los Angeles’ Space-Age Nautical Pleasure Pier collates photographs of Pacific Ocean Park, a family-oriented attraction that was a staple of Los Angeles life from the 50s through the 70s. P.O.P.’s attendance, it should be noted, briefly surpassed that of Disney World’s. The surreal photographs offer a vivid trip into leisure parks past. The authors will show a slideshow and sign books.