Real Estate

Hold the sugar! City Council's Domino redevelopment vote switched to May 14

Attention Domino devotees! There's a change of date for the Big Vote. The City Council has moved its full vote on Two Trees Management’s Domino Sugar Refinery redevelopment to May 14 for procedural reasons. … Full Article

Azúcar: Crucial City Council vote goes Walentas' way

How sweet it is! Two Trees Management's massive Domino Sugar Refinery redevelopment project on the waterfront in Williamsburg moved a step forward by winning a go-ahead vote from City Councilman Stephen Levin and the council's Land Use Committee Thursday.  … Full Article

Bushwick poised for new development and growth

Bushwick caught the eye of commercial real estate investors years ago, but more recently developers have started snapping up vacant lots and building rentals for young professionals drawn to the neighborhood for its great transportation, affordable rents, and flourishing restaurant and art  … Full Article

NYC rents up and income down – while Brownstone Brooklyn gets richer

The median apartment rent in New York City has risen by 75 percent since 2000, while real incomes have declined by 4.8 percent, according a report issued Wednesday by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer. … Full Article

P.S.: Bushwick housing, historic versus hipster

Sometimes the old and new in Bushwick look kind of odd together. What do you think when you see these two buildings? LET US KNOW IN THE COMMENT SECTION BELOW. … Full Article

Gotham City Lounge, where hipsters and Hispanics intersect

Holy Cultural Diversity, Batman! There's a melting pot of old-time Bushwick residents and newcomers at Gotham City Lounge. … Full Article

Guacuco – snack city for Venezuelan-food lovers

Quick: What's a cachapa? And don't Google it. … Full Article

Maria Hernandez Park, named after a Bushwick Hispanic hero

Maybe you already frequent the city park on Knickerbocker Avenue and Suydam Street. It has a newish dog run that's populated with beautiful, expensive-looking canines and their beautiful, expensive-looking owners. … Full Article

El Mío Cíd – bring on the flaming dessert

Tapas are for the young and trendy. That's why El Mío Cíd at 50 Starr St. added them to the menu – to draw customers to Ecuadorian immigrant Julio Hugo's restaurant, which serves up the cuisine of Spain. … Full Article

The Sugar Shack, where the guarapo flows

Need a sugar fix? Valentín Palacio Bautista's got one for you at an outdoor fruit and vegetable stand on the sidewalk at the intersection of Irving and Myrtle avenues. … Full Article

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