New Farmers Market Opens Tomorrow at Marcus Garvey and Broadway

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Debuting tomorrow is the Woodhull Medical Center Youthmarket, a farmers market run by GrowNYC through a partnership with the New York City Health and Hospitals/Woodhull and Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation. The market will employ local youth to help teach them small business skills and nutrition education.

This green market will stock everything from veggies, fruits, grains, honey and more. It’ll run Wednesdays between July 12th (tomorrow) and November 22nd, from 8am to 3pm. More details on the market can be found right here.

UPDATE: Due to a permitting issue, the market will actually start on July 19th

Two New Cafes Open on Marcus Garvey and Malcolm X Boulevards

Milk and Pull, 307 Malcolm X Boulevard

Two new cafes that have opened up in the neighborhood: the first is Milk and Pull, at 307 Malcolm X between Decatur and Bainbridge. The mini chain also has locations in Bushwick and Ridgewood. That’s a photo of their newest Bed-Stuy location above, where they’re serving coffee, tea, pastries, snacks, bagels and sandwiches.

Everyday Cafe, Bed-Stuy

Then there’s Everyday Coffee, now open at 380 Marcus Garvey Boulevard between Jefferson and Hancock. A Yelp review reports that the new spot offers baked goods from Bien Cuit, cookies from Ovenly, bagels, sandwiches, coffee and wifi.

Photos via Milk and Pull and Everyday Cafe

The Fulton Ale House Sports Bar Soft Opens Tomorrow Night

Fulton Ale House,  1446 Fulton Street

If you don’t have plans this Friday night be sure to stop by the Fulton Ale House, soft opening tomorrow at 5pm. (Here’s the Facebook event.) The new sports bar is located at 1446 Fulton Street, near Tompkins. The bar will be headed by Jimmy Grimason, the owner of Highbury Pub on Cortelyou Road. This location will have beer, cocktails, and television screens to watch games. In the summertime, the 1,000-square-foot outdoor space will host pop-up food vendors. (Summer, where are you?) At least the interior looks cozy to enjoy a beer while the weather’s cold.

A Sad Goodbye to Ms. Dahlia’s Cafe

Ms. Dahlia's Cafe, Ms. Dahlia's Cafe closed

One of the best spots to get a coffee and breakfast in the neighborhood has been closed for at least a month now. We noticed the shuttered storefront at Ms. Dahlia’s Cafe–located at 449 Nostrand Avenue–and a tipster recently got in touch to report they believe the owner has passed away. (Here’s a profile of the owner, Margo Lewis, and how she made those amazing biscuits.) If you know more details about the closure, please leave them in the comment section. Ms. Dahlia’s was such a lovely, welcoming spot and a longstanding small business in Bed-Stuy. It’s terrible to say goodbye.

Photo via Yelp

Khem’s Jerk Shop Now Open on Lewis Avenue!

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The popular jerk chicken stand that has operated around Bed-Stuy (formerly known as the Jerk Shop) opened its first brick and mortar location! This stuff is delicious, people, so get excited. It’s in the cute restaurant space right down the block from Peaches, at 411 Lewis Avenue on Decatur. Pictured above is the “yardie special” with jerk chicken, rice and peas and baby bok choi. Looks like the spot is now open for dinner until 10pm, although the website isn’t up and running yet.

I tracked down a menu on Facebook… check it out after the jump.

Photo via Instagram

See the menu

Bed-Stuy Has Ramen Now!

Nana Ramen, Bed-Stuy, 330 Malcolm X Boulevard

Just in time for winter: Nana Ramen is open! We got a sneak peek of the space over the summer and they just opened to the public this week. Apparently Nana’s debut went well — according to Facebook, almost 100 bowls of ramen were served for opening night.

The 700-square-foot restaurant is located at 330 Malcolm X Boulevard, between Decatur and Bainbridge. The owner is behind the Asian fusion restaurant Nana, which has closed in Park Slope, and the Asian restaurant Hachi, in Williamsburg. The Bed-Stuy menu has a nice selection of small dishes, which include gyoza, shrimp shumai, tofu, tempura and sashimi. There are seven types of ramen, priced between $11 and $13. We hear the Spicy Miso (with chashu, scallion and baby bok choi) is delicious. Can’t wait to try.

Photo via Facebook