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Hasidic Williamsburg: Hipsters? No. Architectural eye candy? Yes.

This is the Williamsburg hipsters never see. The streets south and west of Broadway that surround the Oosten condo site are predominantly populated by the Hasidic Jewish community — and lined with landmarks and other intriguing buildings, if you know where to look. … Full Article

Check out our construction pix from the Oosten in South Williamsburg

Looking good! Here's a peek behind the construction fence at the Oosten in South Williamsburg. … Full Article

Pool for "decoration only" on this Williamsburg luxury condo's roof

A Chinese developer is building a luxury condo project designed by a Dutch architect in Hasidic Williamsburg. Is this a great town, or what? So cosmopolitan. … Full Article

NYC real estate heir arrested for urinating on candy

HOUSTON— A New York City real estate heir who admitted killing his neighbor in Texas a decade ago is facing a new charge in Houston — that he urinated on candy at a drug store. … Full Article

Crown Heights is now the most sought after Brooklyn neighborhood for multifamily investment

Crown Heights has surpassed Flatbush as the Brooklyn neighborhood with the highest number of multifamily transactions and the demand is pushing up prices for apartment buildings in the area. … Full Article

Judge blocks Brooklyn Bridge Park from approving Pier 6 towers, for now

A park advocacy group obtained a temporary restraining order (TRO) in state Supreme Court on Friday which prevents Brooklyn Bridge Park from signing off on two controversial residential towers planned for the park’s Pier 6. … Full Article

Viva Downtown Brooklyn!

Bring on the cash and let's get this party started! … Full Article

Bullard isn't budging on sale of Coney Island's Shore Theater

The Shore Theater, a locked-up landmark by the sea, has would-be buyers longing to bring it back to life. But they can't get owner Jasmine Bullard to give them the time of day. … Full Article

A privileged peek inside the Shore Theater

Surely the ghosts of vaudeville players past are here, just out of sight behind the faded curtain. After all, the great Al Jolson himself performed on this Coney Island stage. … Full Article

Landmark status for St. John’s Episcopal Church?

With shock over the news that Saint John’s Episcopal Church in Bay Ridge is closing due to declining congregation numbers still settling in for community residents, speculation has begun over that will happen to the church building after the last service is held there in September. … Full Article

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