Monday, April 6, 2009
Our First Scoop!! Checker's Restaurant Coming to Court Street
For years after I moved to Downtown Brooklyn, the storefront at 111 Court Street was a boarded up former bar/nightclub. So, you can imagine my excitement when they started building out what would become Busy Chef (and also Blue Pig Ice Cream). Excitement quickly turned to disappointment when a) the food sucked and b) it turned out the owner was running an identity theft scam on his customers. Not cool, dude. That was last July, and the joint has been shuttered up ever since. Until now. A few weeks ago, it appeared that construction had begun for a new tenant. As I was walking to work this morning, the door was open and two men were looking over plans, so I asked them what was coming in. Ladies and gentlemen, your new neighbor is:
They also mentioned they'd be serving vegan burgers, although I don't see those listed on the corporate site.
So... Excited? Disappointed? Indifferent? Let us know. And remember, you heard it here first.