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Park Slope properties near New York Methodist Hospital's expansion site are worth a bundle

Delectable! We could rhapsodize at length about the eye candy — AKA the historic homes — near New York Methodist Hospital's proposed expansion site. After all, the jaw-dropping perfection of Prospect Park West is but a block away. … Full Article
 

Did you know? New York Methodist Hospital owns this Park Slope property, too

At least one landlord on the landmarked Eighth Avenue block right across from New York Methodist's Park Slope expansion site won't disapprove if the hospital's Center for Community Health project moves forward. … Full Article
 

A checklist of New York Methodist Hospital's doomed buildings

Notice them while there's time. We made the rounds of the buildings New York Methodist Hospital is planning to tear down for its controversial expansion in Park Slope. Take a look: * * * … Full Article
 

Get a good look at New York Methodist Hospital's historic buildings before the wrecking ball swings

The wrecking ball awaits. Before they're gone, gone, gone, take a moment to appreciate the buildings New York Methodist Hospital has targeted for demolition. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Women’s Exchange celebrates 160 years

Before Etsy, there was the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange. The cozy shop, which houses the oldest continuously-operated women's charitable organization in Brooklyn, celebrated its 160th Anniversary on Monday. … Full Article
 

As both transit hub and retreat, historic Brooklyn Heights held prominence

Once again, the sun shone on Betsy as she sat on Boerum Place. A double decker bus dating from 1931, Betsy was part of this year’s display at the New York Transit Museum’s 21st Annual Bus Festival this past Sunday. … Full Article
 

Bushwick gets a new city landmark: Doering-Bohack House at 1090 Greene Ave.

A supermarket king lived on this Bushwick corner. His house is now a city landmark. … Full Article
 

In Williamsburg, trickle of chain stores gives way to a flood

The lettering was subtle, the colors muted and soft. J. Crew’s signage on its new Wythe Avenue storefront, like the run-up to its opening over the weekend, involved careful steps to avoid too much attention or any ostentatious displays. … Full Article
 

New illustrated book reveals stories of celebs under the influence

“This book is like being at the best dinner party in the world,” comedian Chelsea Handler said, referring to “Of All the Gin Joints” — a new book written by Mark Bailey and illustrated by Edward Hemingway. … Full Article
 

OPINION: 370 Jay back in 1950: Shiny, hi-tech & secret tracks for 'Money Train'

Soon, on Oct. 1, the Transit Museum will unearth a time capsule at 370 Jay St., the former MTA New York City Transit Headquarters, that was installed before the building was opened in 1950. … Full Article
 

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