Real Estate

The Sugar Shack, where the guarapo flows

Bushwick
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

Bushwick
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

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

Calibella – a Bushwick bakery that's muy buena

Bushwick
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

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

Brooklyn Heights
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

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

Coignet Building in a cocoon: Lonely little Gowanus landmark will emerge as white butterfly after renovation

Gowanus
A shroud has descended on Gowanus' little lost landmark – the one that's nearly engulfed by a neighboring Whole Foods store. … Full Article

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