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Biz Nearby: Secondhand Luxe, Film in Nassau, Kebabs

Business news from around the region.

Lauren Aryeh and Elyssa Rosenbaum own Revival. Credit: Courtesy Photo
Lauren Aryeh and Elyssa Rosenbaum own Revival. Credit: Courtesy Photo
‘Revival’ Gives Secondhand Luxury New Meaning

In February 2004, Elyssa Rosenbaum and Lauren Aryeh opened Revival, a designer consignment and vintage boutique, in Roslyn. The shop, with its vaulted ceiling, scent of fine leather, brick-covered walls and customized built-ins, gives visitors the feeling that they’ve just stepped into the walk-in closet of a woman with very discriminating taste. And don’t let the term “consignment” fool you – everything in the shop looks brand new, from the $525 Channel leather clogs to the $200 Hermes scarf, and the furs and eveningwear as well. Rosenbaum spent time with Patch to talk business. Read on

'Hollywood East' Makes Inroads in Nassau

There’s increasing evidence that the film industry is rapidly discovering various advantages in Nassau County, and that could mean more jobs for locals.

On Monday and Tuesday, Nassau officials will lead a countywide tour for independent producers and directors as well as movie, commercial and television location managers and scouts.

“Nassau is becoming the Hollywood East of the motion picture and television industry as we have the perfect locations for many films,” Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano said, in a press release. 

In the last year, the film industry generated more than $140 million in economic benefit for Nassau County, and employed 1,945 people, according to Camoin Associates, a Saratoga Springs-based economic planning consultant company.

Read on. 

Mediterranean Eatery The Grill Debuts on 70th Road

new Mediterranean eatery known as The Grill made its debut at the former Liang’s site in Forest Hills on Wednesday.

Oleg Kaz, the restaurant’s owner, said that the eatery offers a variety of kebabs, including beef, lamb, chicken and seafood.

“The concept is that everything is marinated and grilled on skewers,” he said. “It’s a very healthy concept.”

The Grill, located at 107-12 70th Road, will be open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Aside from skewers, other menu items include a Seafood Extravaganza, Chicken Tabaka, Red Snapper, scallops, salads, soups, a raw bar, appetizers and desserts.

For more information, visit The Grill’s website or check out its menu.

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