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Ikea Red Hook: Local Business Owners Weigh In

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Locals tend to fall into a few camps when discussing the Ikea rising in Red Hook: there's the "wait and see" folk, who are worried about the traffic the store will bring to the neighborhood; the people who are excited for the shoppers and job opportunities the furniture chain will attract; and the types that just hate the whole idea of a Red Hook Ikea store. We spoke with a few local business owners about the change:

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1. Atlantis

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351 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

2. F&M Bagels

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383 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
718-855-2623

3. Baked

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359 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

4. Tini

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414 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

5. DeFonte's Sandwich Shop

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379 Columbia St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
718-625-8052

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1. Atlantis

351 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
351 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

2. F&M Bagels

383 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
383 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

3. Baked

359 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
359 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

4. Tini

414 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
414 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

5. DeFonte's Sandwich Shop

379 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
379 Columbia St
Brooklyn, NY 11231