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

'Barclays Effect' boosts Fifth Ave. retail rents

Park Slope
Fifth Avenue Brooklyn – it's a tale of three Business Improvement Districts. The retail corridor snakes like a spine through brownstoners' bailiwick Park Slope, through immigrant magnet Sunset Park, through middle-class and increasingly Middle Eastern Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Arrivederci, Aaron's: Fifth Ave. parking lot sold, shuttered building is next

Park Slope
The last remnants of a Fifth Avenue institution, Aaron's Fine Ladies Apparel, are going, going, gone. … Full Article

Stickball, skelly, nostalgia galore on Slope entrepreneur's T-shirts

Park Slope
Did you play stickball and skelly as a kid – or wish you did? If so, Robert Feingold's got a T-shirt or two for you. … Full Article

Sexy undies? Park Slope mommies say no thanks

Park Slope
So much disposable income in Park Slope, and so many young women to spend it. So why is Enelra Lingerie going out of business? Don't Slopers buy sexy underwear? … Full Article

Luck of the Irish: Fifth Ave. dive bar O'Connor's gets a makeover

Park Slope
When Irish eyes are smiling … it's because a new pub is opening on Fifth Avenue that will bring a bit of the Emerald Isle to Park Slope. … Full Article

Lobster lovers rejoice! Luke's is headed to Park Slope

Park Slope
Big news for crustacean cravers: Luke's Lobster is moving to 237 Fifth Ave. in Park Slope. … Full Article

All Along the Watchtower: Construction plans okayed for former Witnesses' buildings in DUMBO

The new owners of five former Watchtower buildings in DUMBO are getting their ducks in a row so they can start turning the coveted properties into offices for techies. … Full Article

Own a piece of Fifth Ave. for $2.95 million

Sunset Park
Here's your chance to join the ranks of Sunset Park's Fifth Avenue landlords. The price of admission won't come cheap, though. Kenby Pharmacy owner Gilbert Zuckerman is selling the building his drugstore's in, 6024 Fifth Ave. … Full Article

Shoppers go forth on Fifth in Sunset Park

Sunset Park
Fifth Avenue Brooklyn – it's a tale of three Business Improvement Districts. The retail corridor snakes like a spine through brownstoners' bailiwick Park Slope, through immigrant magnet Sunset Park, through middle-class and increasingly Middle Eastern Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Up All Night: Cuban coffee and cake 24-7 at La Gran Via Bakery

Sunset Park
La Gran Via Bakery is a night owl's best friend, serving up Cuban coffee and cake 24-7. “People come at all hours from very far away for the coffee,”said Royd Leyva, 29, a third-generation owner of the bakery at 4516 Fifth Ave. with sister Betsy, 33. … Full Article

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