Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: New Apple Store to Open, Murakami’s ‘Sleep’ at BAM

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    Brooklyn’s Second Apple Store to Open in Fort Greene Next Weekend
    We’ve been hearing that construction crews were moving at rapid speed over the past few weeks, so it makes sense that an announcement was made this morning that the Apple Store at 300 Ashland Place in Fort Greene will open Saturday, December 2. This will be the second Apple Store in Brooklyn.


    Clinton Hill Carriage House With Parking and Hollywood Pedigree Asks $4.8 Million

    Brooklyn townhouse for sale in Clinton Hill 433 Waverly Ave

    One of Clinton Hill’s carriage house rows is the cluster of mostly single-family homes on Waverly Avenue between Greene and Gates avenues in Clinton Hill, built in the 1800s to serve the tony mansions of the area’s many Gilded Age notables. The former carriage house at 433 Waverly Avenue has more recently been used for television productions.


    Jiehae Park, Akiko Aizawa in 'Sleep.' Photo by Julieta Cervantes

    Jiehae Park, Akiko Aizawa in ‘Sleep.’ Photo by Julieta Cervantes

    Stage Adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s ‘Sleep’ Comes Home to Brooklyn Academy of Music

    When Rachel Dickstein moved to Brooklyn in 2003, the theater company she founded, called Ripe Time, operated out of her apartment. It wasn’t an ideal situation. Her dream was to be in South Oxford Space, a home to many local performance companies at 138 South Oxford Street in Fort Greene.


    brooklyn architecture hotel bossert 98 montague street

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    Hotel Bossert: The Opulent Destination Hotel of Brooklyn Heights

    The Hotel Bossert at 98 Montague Street is a survivor from Brooklyn Heights’ grand old days as a busy hotel destination spot and social hub. Although not as large and all-encompassing as the Hotel St. George, the Bossert was certainly the most opulent of Brooklyn’s grand apartment hotels.


    Brooklyn Homes for Sale in Park Slope at 142 Lincoln Place

    Handsome Park Slope Historic District Brownstone With Original Details Asks $2.695 Million

    The listing doesn’t show much of this four-story Park Slope brownstone, and we suspect some work may be in store for the next owner. But there are details to restore and potential to unlock here — “here” being 142 Lincoln Place in the Park Slope Historic District.

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