Real Estate

Bath Beach eyesore 85 Bay 8th St. sells for almost $1 Million

Drama, drama and more drama. So many people showed up for the five-hour sale closing that they couldn't all fit into the conference room. The deal was so complex that the closing was postponed — twice. It didn't get done till the third time it was scheduled. … Full Article

Previous owner pleads: Please landmark Lady Moody's House

Landmark This House. Please. Vivian Solmo has changed her mind about the historic home her family owned for many years — the famous old Gravesend property that's known as Lady Moody's House. … Full Article

Preservationist titan Otis Pearsall opposes the landmarking of Green-Wood Cemetery

One of the living legends of landmarking, Otis Pearsall, opposes the landmarking of Green-Wood Cemetery. … Full Article

Landmarking Commission considers backlogged Brooklyn properties today

A half-century is a looong time to wait. Today's the big day for seven historic Brooklyn properties that were first considered for city landmarks designation up to 50 years ago — when John Lindsay was mayor. … Full Article

As long as there's no hurricane on the horizon, we love the Greenpoint ferry

Rollin', rollin', rollin' on the river. The East River, thank you very much. The other day we went to visit a new arrival on the Greenpoint waterfront, Brooklyn Barge Bar. … Full Article

Greenpoint eye candy

Greenpoint is so groovy. It's got some hipster flare, but not enough to be irritating to the rest of us. It's got traces of its Polish heritage, so there are interesting places to buy Polish pastries and books. … Full Article

Greenpoint's Brooklyn Barge Bar will be a hub of water-related activities starting next spring

There are Brooklynites in landlocked neighborhoods who never spend time on the water. Matt Perricone and his buddies want to change that. … Full Article

These 'homes' are just heavenly

In some of Brooklyn's finest residences, the occupants sleep in heavenly peace. These elegant “homes” are the historic mausoleums of Green-Wood Cemetery, a prime address for the rich and famous — and dearly departed. … Full Article


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