Business Insider notes that Brooklyn is undergoing a hotel boom: five new hotels opened in the borough in the last two years and another 10 are under development and should open in 2013. They profile The Wythe, which made waves when it opened this summer, and King & Grove Hotel, also in Williamsburg. In Downtown Brooklyn: the Aloft Hotel on Duffield Street and Hotel Indigo, which also opened this summer after an ownership change. There’s also Greenpoint’s Box House Hotel, the more budget-friendly Union Hotel in Gowanus, and the DJ-inspired Hotel BPM in Sunset Park. With all these options, where are readers sending their out-of-town guests?
The Hottest New Hotels in Brooklyn [Business Insider]
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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 […]