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EaterWire: A Third Frankies Spuntino In The Works For Carroll Gardens?

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CARROLL GARDENS—The waits at excellent Italian restaurant Frankies 457 Spuntino may soon be a little less crushing. Via a source, we hear that the Court Street destination is expanding. A call to the restaurant finds that there is more to the story, however. The Franks have acquired a space at the corner of Court and Luquer Streets, just a few doors down from the Spuntino, but they're not sure what they are going to do with it. Apparently, the building is plagued with structural problems, and the restaurateurs are deep in construction work at present. Developing... [EaterWire Inbox]

GRAMERCY/FLATIRON—Surprise, surprise: Park Avenue South Greek restaurant Parea, recently closed "for renovations," won't be reopening. Instead, the area will be gaining a new Greek eatery. A tipster writes: "Walked by the now-closed Parea today, and it had 'Now Hiring' signs on the window, with an indication that it would reopen sometime this month. Did some legwork, and it looks like Kellari in midtown is taking it over!" Per Kellari's West 44th Street location, we hear that the downtown outpost will be open in a few weeks. [EaterWire Inbox]

UPPER EAST SIDE—A reader sends word that restaurant/nightspot Baraonda is moving ten blocks north from 1439 Second Ave and 75th Street to 85th and Second. The relocation is slated for next month. [EaterWire Inbox]