Are Beyoncé and Jay-Z Crazy in Love With One of Brooklyn’s Most Controversial Buildings?
Brooklyn Heights’ rumor mill is running at top speed after a Pierhouse security guard let it slip that music bigs Beyoncé and Jay-Z recently purchased a unit in the controversy-racked building in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The long-time local who first heard the rumor promptly spread it at a community meeting on Wednesday (a gathering arranged to discuss the possibility of another controversial development in the nabe).
Six Brooklyn Townhouses With Six-Figure Price Tags — and Plenty of Potential
That’s right, we’ve rounded up a sextet of townhouses on the market for under $1,000,000. As you might suspect, they aren’t in the most transit-accessible neighborhoods. And more than one could use a little work. But if your budget is tight and you don’t mind a longer commute, take a gander at our list.
A Space-Starved Brooklynite’s Best Home Organization Advice: Get Rid of Your Stuff
Out with the old — but not so much in with the new. It’s become tradition to harness the optimism of the new year to get organized. But before you run out to the nearest Container Store or dream up a space-saving closet system, consider the top six insights from this studio-dwelling minimalist.
Yes, the MTA Might Close L Train Tunnel for Years — But Wait, There’s Hope
Don’t freak out yet. You may have heard that the MTA is considering closing the L Train tunnel — aka the Canarsie Tube — for a couple of years while it completes much-needed repairs. But not all hope is lost. Read on for details.
Developer Revealed, Almost Doubles Offer for Pineapple Walk Buyout — Would You Take It?
The mystery developer offering big bucks to build a tower along Brooklyn Heights’ Pineapple Walk dramatically upped their ante this week — to the tune of $130 million — and revealed their identity. The firm is none other than luxury residential developer Anbau Enterprises. But we won’t fault you if you’ve never heard of them — the company’s current high-profile projects are all in Manhattan, mostly on the Upper East Side or in Chelsea.
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