Recent Openings on Myrtle Avenue

Sat, Aug 5th, 2017

In July and August, Myrtle Avenue has seen a number of new shops and restaurants open their doors in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Below is a round-up of some of the new neighborhood spots.

Wine Legend shop also includes a full wine bar, with an extensive drinks and food menu. Image Credit: Clay Williams.

Offering a full wine shop and bar, Wine Legend opened last month at the corner of Myrtle Avenue and Fleet Place. This is the company’s fifth store in the NY Metro area, and its first in Brooklyn. Their write-up in the New York Times explains how the shop and bar combo is quite innovative for New York City.

The new GB Crown Tavern on Myrtle Avenue. Image Source:

Serving up American and Latin fare, the new GB Crown Tavern offers a new dining option to Myrtle Avenue restaurant scene. Top pick here is the weekday happy hour – available until 7pm – available from the restaurant’s full bar.

This popular shop and cafe in Williamsburg has opened a second location on Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill at 519 Myrtle Avenue. Depanneur, or Dep, which is a common name for convenience stores in Quebec, is a go-to spot from morning til night for coffee, baked goods, sandwiches, or items for your pantry and home.

The signature Double Brown sandwich from Hudson Jane.

Moving into their second month in Fort Greene, Hudson Jane is a new “all day cafe” at the corner of Myrtle Avenue and Adelphi Street. Already proving popular are the cafe’s morning coffee and pastries, takeaway lunch options, and weekend brunch. Stay tuned in the coming months as the cafe and wine bar continues to expand its offerings.

This popular Bed-Stuy children’s store had their official opening in July for their new location at 469 Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill. The shop has a full selection of children’s apparel, toys, home goods, plus children’s haircuts.

Hungry for more? Click here to read about businesses who are planning to open soon.

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