Big news in the Flea department…As Daily Intel reported (and Curbed echoed) this morning, the Brooklyn Flea will be setting up camp in Williamsburg on Sundays when its outdoor season begins in April. While The Flea will continue to be held as usual in its flagship Fort Greene location on Saturdays, on Sundays it will move to a similarly-sized, 40,000-square-foot plot on the East River between North 6th and North 7th Streets. The plot is the future home of the third tower in the Edge complex; rather than leave it empty for the next few years, the developer, Douglaston Development, wanted to landscape and activate the site. The timing was perfect for The Flea, which needed a larger location for the outdoor season. We also will be programming the Edge site on Saturdays in ways that are related to The Flea’s existing areas of interest but that won’t compete directly against the Saturday operation in Fort Greene.
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There will be five homes, all with gardens or landscaped decks, on The Brooklyn Heights Association’s house tour this year. Also on the program are refreshments and guided tours of the sanctuary at the historic Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims. The tour takes place Saturday, May 10, from 1 to 5 pm. Tickets ($30 for members […]
Brooklyn, one building at a time. Name: The Decatur Address: 142-144 Decatur Street Cross Streets: Corner Marcus Garvey Boulevard Neighborhood: Stuyvesant Heights Year Built: 1888 Architectural Style: Romanesque Revival Architect: George L. Morse Other work by architect: Temple Bar Building – Court Street, Franklin Trust – Montague Street, Abraham & Straus annex – Livingston Street, […]
Brooklyn-based real estate firm Realty Collective will open an office in Clinton Hill, its fourth location. The official opening of the office at 466 Grand Avenue will take place Sunday April 27, the firm said in a press release. The new location will also handle business in Fort Greene, Bed Stuy, Crown Heights and Prospect Heights. Its […]
OK, it’s really narrow and there are a lot of down lights but this Greenwood Heights house at 396A 19th Street looks pretty cute to us. Goes to show what some great rugs and Timorous Beasties wallpaper can do, right? That bath looks pretty slick, and we also like the new unpainted clapboard exterior. We’re not so […]