Real Estate

In the first half of 2014, total investment property sales in Brooklyn rose 38 percent from the first half of 2013 to 884, nearly twice the number of investment property sales in the city’s second  … Full Article

A privileged peek inside the Shore Theater

Coney Island
Surely the ghosts of vaudeville players past are here, just out of sight behind the faded curtain. After all, the great Al Jolson himself performed on this Coney Island stage. … Full Article

Landmark status for St. John’s Episcopal Church?

Bay Ridge
With shock over the news that Saint John’s Episcopal Church in Bay Ridge is closing due to declining congregation numbers still settling in for community residents, speculation has begun over that will happen to the church building after the last service is held there in September. … Full Article

No high heels on the rooftop just yet, Bossert delayed further

Brooklyn Heights
Sorry, revelers! There will be no sunset partying this summer on the roof of the once and future Waldorf-Astoria of Brooklyn. … Full Article

Red Hook sunsets are ferry nice in the summertime

Red Hook
The free ferry to Fairway is back — and Van Brunt Street business owners say Fabulous! … Full Article

Red Hook retail rents on the rise

Red Hook
Yikes. Landlords on Van Brunt Street want rents for vacant storefronts that are a good 30% higher than pre-Hurricane Sandy rates. Can retailers afford to pay up in a transit-challenged, storm-slammed neighborhood like Red Hook? … Full Article

Red Hook sees serious revenues only in summertime

Red Hook
The French toast made with brioche and sauteed apples, pears and dried cherries is terrific. The income stream is not. … Full Article

LPC says ‘not so fast’ to development next to church

Brooklyn Heights
Holy hellfire! Big-bucks landlord Larry Wohl wants to construct a six-story, four-unit apartment building in landmarked Brooklyn Heights that would loom over the nave of historic St. Charles Borromeo Church. … Full Article

Mirror, Mirror: The new Dock Street Project reflects surroundings

DUMBO
Old Walentas, new Walentas. Gaze into the glass façade of the DUMBO developer family's Dock Street project, on the left side of  this new Brooklyn Eagle photo. That's the famed Clocktower Building you see reflected there. … Full Article

Long live art — in Red Hook

Red Hook
We spied some steel steers in Red Hook. It sounds like a line from a limerick — but it happened the other day. … Full Article

Crazy about kitchens? Check out new showrooms — in Red Hook

Red Hook
Here's something you don't hear people say very often about hot Brooklyn neighborhoods: Mayan Metzler went to Red Hook to open a business because the rent was low. … Full Article

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