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Mini Davey Drills Spotted Inside Bereket and Philly’s Ahead of Rumored Large-Scale Development

Posted August 8, 2014 at 6:02 am

It’s coming. In case you needed even more evidence that the low-rise strip of retail at the northeast corner of Orchard and East Houston is doomed, check this out. Mini Davey Drills were stationed inside both Bereket and Philly’s Cheese Steak yesterday to collect soil samples ahead of the inevitable ground break. Larger drill equipment […]

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Bereket is Gone; Our Final Midnight Meal Before Closure

Last modified June 30, 2014 at 8:29 am

Bereket is dead. Long live Bereket. Its glass doors are now closed for good; chained shut for good measure. When news broke Saturday evening that the nineteen-year-old Turkish joint would close later that night, after depleting its stock, we were gutted. Yet again. Another longtime favorite to shutter in favor of greed. In this case, a new […]

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Report: Bereket Will Close Tonight After 19 Years in Business

Last modified June 28, 2014 at 8:10 pm

Like dominoes, they will soon fall. We’ve been saying that a lot this year… A tipster told Jeremiah over at Vanishing NY that Bereket will be closing its doors forever after business tonight. The end comes after 19 years at the corner of Orchard and East Houston Streets. All calls to the late-night eatery are […]

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Andrew W.K. and Spencer Sweeney Dine at Bereket

Posted October 22, 2012 at 10:19 am

Bereket can add Andrew W.K. and artist-DJ Spencer Sweeney to its list of clientele.

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