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Anti-arena restaurant week

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Calling it “The Brooklyn Dodge,” the anti-Nets arena group Develop-Don’t Destroy Brooklyn is hosting a restaurant week to raise money for the fight against developer Bruce Ratner’s planned Atlantic Yards project.

From Sunday, Oct. 17, to Sunday, Oct. 24, participating restaurants will donate 5 percent of their take for the week to DDDB’s legal and other costs in their fight to stop Ratner’s plan to build a basketball arena, apartment buildings and office skyscrapers in Prospect Heights.

The participating restaurants include:

Franny’s, 295 Flatbush Ave. at Prospect Place in Prospect Heights;
Tom’s Diner, 782 Washington Ave. at Sterling Place in Prospect Heights;
Bob Law’s Seafood Cafe, 637 Vanderbilt Ave. at St. Mark’s Place in Prospect Heights;
Silver Spoon, 216 Flatbush Ave. at Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene.
Maggie Brown, 455 Myrtle Ave. at Washington Avenue in Clinton Hill;
Thai 101, 455A Myrtle Ave. at Washington Avenue in Clinton Hill;
Total Wine Bar, 74 Fifth Ave. at Prospect Place in Park Slope;
Blue Sky Bakery, 53 Fifth Ave. at Bergen Street in Park Slope.
Curry Source, 88 Bergen St. at Smith Street in Boerum Hill;
Bacchus, 409 Atlantic Ave. at Bond Street in Boerum Hill;
Sonny’s Bar & Grill, 305 Smith St. at Union Street in Carroll Gardens;
Quercy, 242 Court St. at Baltic Street in Cobble Hill
A Table, 171 Adelphi Street at Lafayette Avenue in Fort Greene;
Butta’ Cup Lounge, 271 Adelphi St. at DeKalb Avenue in Fort Greene;
Chez Oskar, 211 DeKalb Ave. at Adelphi Street in Fort Greene;
Keur N’ Deye, 737 Fulton St. at South Elliot Place in Fort Greene;
Night of the Cookers, 767 Fulton St at South Oxford Street in Fort Greene;
Pequena, 86 S. Portland Ave. at Lafayette Avenue in Fort Greene;
Pillow Cafe, 372 Myrtle Ave. at Adelphi Street in Fort Greene;
Restaurant New Orleans, 747 Fulton St. at South Elliot Place in Fort Greene;
Scopello, 63 Lafayette Ave. at Fulton Street in Fort Greene.

The group expects more restaurants to be announced. A complete list can be viewed on their Web site at www.dddb.net/restaurants.


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