Real Estate

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

Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union – welcoming to Bushwick residents and entrepreneurs, Hispanic or not

It gives immigrant entrepreneurs business loans when mainstream banks say No way – but this is a good neighborhood place to keep your cash even if you're not Hispanic. … Full Article

Alegría de Vivir – whose $20 jeans are supposed to make the junk in your trunk look like Shakira's

Hipster ladies, why should Latinas be the only gals with perky tushes? … Full Article

Esmeralda's – for the prettiest pargo frito this side of Quito

It's got the prettiest pargo frito this side of Quito. … Full Article

Calibella – a Bushwick bakery that's muy buena

Calibella Bakery's name is the words “Cali bella” squished together, meaning “beautiful Cali” – and the Colombian shop owners don't mean California. … Full Article

A hipsters' tip sheet on Hispanic Bushwick

Bienvenidos a Bushwick, hipsters. Don't miss out on the coolest places in the neighborhood, the Hispanic places. … Full Article

Fears over future of iconic Brooklyn Heights St. George Hotel called unfounded

The management company running student housing in the historic St. George Hotel has scotched rumors that a change in use was in the works for the building at 100 Henry St. in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Rescue Me: Greenpoint brownfield site gets a cleanup – and a new apartment building

Once upon a time, 1133 Manhattan Ave. was the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Rail Yard, one of Greenpoint's polluted properties. … Full Article

Rescue Me: Shuttered Greenpoint Catholic schools are resurrected as apartment houses

Malky Landau and Meir David Tabak have excellent taste in ecclesiastic architecture. … Full Article

BDE TWITTER FEED

Join the conversation
  • Most Viewed
  • Most Commented
  • Most Shared
  • Past:
  • 1 day
  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 1 year