x

General News

Sad Ending Continues for Brooklyn’s Closed Carroll Gardens Classic Diner

It's been a few months since the Carroll Gardens Classic Diner – really in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Boerum Hill – had to shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, but fans miss it and shake their heads at seeing repossession notices for waffle irons and other supplies on the eatery’s chain-locked doors. 

Herbert Wiener, who owns the building in which the restaurant is located, told Brooklyn Paper that, “they weren’t able to make a go of it, with the virus and everything, they shut down.” 

It was owned by Spero Katehis who the site said couldn't be reached for comment and noted that its many former regular customers can't believe it's gone. 

Stefano DiMaggio, who runs Caruso’s pizza joint across the street said. “there was no space to put seating outside …They only did delivery and pick up,” which couldn't sustain the kind of beloved greasy spoon offering Greek favorites and pancakes. 

Sandy Balboza, head of the Atlantic Avenue Betterment Association misses it. “I would get an omelette, matzo ball soup, Greek salad with two hard boiled eggs and no anchovies … It’s not good (it's gone,) diners are important.” 

RELATED

Initially founded by Nicholas Demos in 1964, the N.

Top Stories

Columnists

A pregnant woman was driving in the HOV lane near Dallas.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

Video

A Palestinian Baby in Gaza is Born an Orphan in an Urgent Cesarean Section after an Israeli Strike

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Sabreen Jouda came into the world seconds after her mother left it.

ATHENS - Almost nine years after being on the brink of being pushed out of the Eurozone and its economy shrinking 25 percent, Greece’s unlikely comeback is continuing, with a 3 percent growth forecast for 2024.

STATEN ISLAND, NY – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America made a pastoral visit to the packed Church of Holy Trinity-St.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Lake sturgeon don't need Endangered Species Act protections, federal wildlife officials announced Monday, saying that stocking programs have helped the prehistoric fish return to areas where they had vanished.

The federal government is for the first time requiring nursing homes to have minimum staffing levels after the COVID-19 pandemic exposed grim realities in poorly staffed facilities for older and disabled Americans.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. [email protected]

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.