Re Pub LIC 50 at 10-09 50th Avenue closes

Thanks to tipster Mickey D., who let us know that Re Pub LIC  50 at 10-09 50th Avenue closed recently. Yelp also lists the former tavern as closed.1 According to its (still functional) website, “Republic is a locally owned tavern in the center of LIC. We host a variety of weekly events with a kitchen open late.”2 No […]
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Shih Lee, Eric Lehrer ‘excited’ to open Japanese eatery ‘Sapps’ at 27-26 Jackson Avenue

In April, reports surfaced that Shih Lee would be opening a Japanese restaurant at 27-26 Jackson Avenue, a space owned by Rockrose.12 We recently sat down with Lee and his partner for the project, Eric Lehrer, to discuss the new eatery and their thoughts about Court Square. Here are various snippets from our conversation with […]
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It’s official: M. Wells officially arrives at Dutch Kills

Dutch Kills Bar, located at 27-24 Jackson Avenue, is now officially home to the latest incarnation of M. Wells. Multiple sources told The Court Square Blog that M. Wells officially opened on Monday, and that was confirmed by the Dutch Kills Facebook page, as seen below. On the menu includes meat pie, rabbit oyster pie, […]
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Sage Roadhouse launches Open Mic Mondays

Sage General Store has transformed into the Sage Roadhouse after a foray into fancier fare with several pop-ups, including mrnilsson and a menu redo from some former Battersby employees wanting to take over the joint. What we learned– the LIC crowd was missing that bacon brunch, the roast chicken, that blessedly simple and ever so […]
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A restaurant/lounge is coming to 24-03 41st Avenue

A restaurant/lounge appears to be coming to 24-03 41st Avenue. We walked by the site last week and saw plywood up on the site, as seen in the photo below. According to the DOB permit, which was approved in July, 2014, there will be a “NEW EATING AND DRINKING ESTABLISHMENT IN EXISTING STORE.”1 The name […]
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