All right, not exactly to MY neck of the woods, but close enough.
Two-buck Chuck comes to Brooklyn!
A short history of Trader Joe's can be found on the ever-popular wikipedia. I imagine they'll be forced to keep the signage tasteful, and I'm glad they're finding a solid tenant for that beautiful bank building.
Some have expressed concerns about Sahadi's; I think they'll be OK. We bought most of our wedding snacks there, and with all the new residential cropping up in that stretch I think they'll keep a solid client base.