While the extent of Hurricane Sandy's damages are as yet unknown, we've received updates from various Brooklyn restaurants and bars that stayed open or are in a state of recovery.
Here is a list of establishments that were spotted open by Patch staff or that have stated via social media that they will welcome your business tonight and/or tomorrow.
Black Swan Coffee, Bombay Heights, Colador Cafe, Essence Bar & Restaurant, Halsey Street Grill, Hing Hung Kitchen, Liquid Oz, Le Paris Dakar, Melanie's, Mike's Pizza, Peaches (limited menu), Rustik Tavern, Saraghina are open.
Carroll Gardens Patch
Bar Great Harry, Bien Cuit, Buttermilk Channel, Brooklyn Farmacy, Camp, Frankies Spuntino, Maybelle's, Mazzola's, Mocha Bagels, Prime Meats, SottoCasa, Stinky Bklyn, Ted & Honey, Two8Two Burger, Rucola, Zombie Hut, and 61 Local are all open.
While the Boerum Hill outpost of Mile End is open for business, we have learned that the bakery and smokeshop in Red Hook has suffered severe damages.
Seersucker will reopen tomorrow, Wednesday October 31 at 10 a.m.
Ditmas Park Patch
Cafe Madeline, Connecticut Muffin, The Farm on Adderly, Ox Cart Tavern, Sycamore, Qathra are definitely open.
Fort Greene-Clinton Hill Patch
Brooklyn Tap House, Buffalo Boss, Chez Oskar, Connecticut Muffin, Damas Falafel House, Der Schwarze Kölner, Olea, Putnam's Bar, The Smoke Joint, 67 Burger are open.
Park Slope Patch
Bierkraft, Baluchi's, Café Dada, Fort Reno Provisions, Freddy's Bar, Flipster's, Greenwood Park, Monro Pub, Naidre's Café, Loki, Palo Santo, Tea Lounge, The Rock Shop, Zito's Sandwich Shoppe are all open.
Prospect Heights Patch
Ample Hills, Bearded Lady, Branded Saloon, The Crown Inn, Franklin Park, Minor Arcana, Penny House, Sit and Wonder, Soda Bar, The Vanderbilt, The Way Station, 24/7 Diner on Flatbush, 606 R&D are all open.
Windsor Terrace- Kensington Patch
The Double Windsor, Hamilton's, Le Paddock, Piccoli To Go, Steeplechase Coffee, Shenanigan's Pub are open.
Note: Business owners who sustained losses can begin applying for assistance starting Thursday, October 31 by registering online at http://www.disasterassistance.gov, by web enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov or by calling
1-800-621-FEMA(3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY). The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.