Real Estate

Jared Kushner's in a $340 million joint-venture purchase of the Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters

When will the red neon sign cease to shine forth with the “Watchtower” name? The Jehovah's Witnesses have closed on the $340 million sale of their Brooklyn Heights headquarters, with its iconic neon sign that can be seen from the Lower Manhattan shoreline. … Full Article

A peek at Greenpoint's Newtown Creek Nature Walk

Betcha don't know how to find the entrance to the Newtown Creek Nature Walk. Unless you work at Time Warner Cable's Greenpoint facility or the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, you probably haven't been down to the edge of Paige Avenue. … Full Article

Purple rain at WNYC Transmitter Park

When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lightning, or in rain? The photo ops are fabulous when storms come rolling in. The witches of “Macbeth” would love it here at WNYC Transmitter Park on Greenpoint's East River shoreline. … Full Article

Ten spots you should see in Greenpoint

Polish enclave. Hipsterville. Manufacturing haven. Waterfront neighborhood. Don't you love Greenpoint? This is a checklist of places you should see if you want to claim you know the neighborhood well. … Full Article

The discreet charm of south Bushwick

The south end of Bushwick has many sights that delight the Eye. It has a more low-key feel than the other end of the neighborhood, which we also love though it's chock-full of hipsters and plagued by purveyors of tainted K2 synthetic marijuana. … Full Article

Trapeze time in south Bushwick

He floats through the air with the greatest of ease The daring young man on the flying trapeze. Exercise is soooo boring. What better way to liven it up than to pretend you're in training to join the circus? … Full Article

Greenpoint spice seller is expanding in south Bushwick

Welcome to the neighborhood. Meaning south Bushwick. That's where Greenpoint entrepreneurs Kimmee and Evan Hoffman went to find expansion space for Brooklyn Spice Company. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights summer sampler: Properties sold, for sale, or just lovely to look at

Remember Burton Malkiel's famous book, “A Random Walk Down Wall Street”? The other day, we took our own random walk — down Henry Street, and Hicks Street and of course the Promenade. … Full Article

Swift sales in Brooklyn Heights: Co-ops at 75 Henry St.

In pricey, patrician Brooklyn Heights, some homes sit on the market a looong time before being sold. Others are snapped up in a New York minute. … Full Article


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