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Frigid winds and icy roads - not to mention a troubled economy - may deter shoppers from making their rounds, but there are bargains out there and the Consumer Corner is dedicated to bringing them to you. Here’s what’s out there this week.


Convenient, friendly and delicious, diners are still one of the things that make living in Brooklyn grand. One of the best diners in Brooklyn is the Vegas Diner located at 1619 86th Street. The Vegas Diner is a great place to pop in during any shopping excursion.

If you haven’t been to the Vegas Diner lately, now is definitely the time to check them out. Open 24 hours, the Vegas Diner can be like an oasis in an often chaotic world. Come on down today and make some friends.

All major credit cards accepted and free parking is available on the premises. Call the Vegas Diner at 718-331-2221.


If you act fast, there’s still time to take advantage of one of the best fitness deals in the city. The YMCA of Greater New York is offering to wave the usual joiners fee if you sign up by February 2. There are 6 Y’s throughout the borough so you’ll find one that’s just right for you. To find out more log onto


In these harsh economic times home improvement might not be on top of your agenda, but even minor improvements can have a huge impact on your home. Take the bathroom for instance. Improving the look of this section of the house can boost the livability of your home exponentially.

That’s why you should get down to Solco Plumbing Supply located at 1525 70th Street. Solco is a registered Kohler showroom so you’ll be sure to find the latest in bathroom design and decor.

Visit Solco Plumbing Supply today. They’re available at 718-259-8010. Visit them online at

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