Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Can a Mini Split System Heat as Well as Cool?

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    Coney Island Lit Up for the First Night of Macy’s Reimagined 2020 Fireworks

    The first of several nights of July 4 fireworks lit up the skies of Coney Island Monday, across from the red, white, and blue Steeplechase Parachute Jump.

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    Tenants of 1214 Dean Street, and landlord Gennaro Brooks-Church.
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    Crown Heights Tenants Say Prominent Brooklyn Couple Tried to Illegally Evict Them

    Tenants living in a house owned by a prominent Brooklyn family say their landlords harassed them and attempted to illegally evict them from their Crown Heights townhouse.


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    Intact 18th Century Wyckoff-Bennett House Hits the Market for $3.25 Million

    It’s the type of property that doesn’t come on the market very often in Brooklyn. An incredibly intact 18th century farmhouse, the Wyckoff-Bennett House has slipped onto the market for the first time in decades.

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    Rare Affordable Fixer-Upper in Clinton Hill Prewar Co-op With High Ceilings, French Doors Asks $375

    This Clinton Hill apartment will need a buyer with the energy for a substantial reno and an income that fits the requirements. It’s on the second floor of 116 Cambridge Place, an early 20th century flats building that is now an income-restricted HDFC.

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    There is one interior AC unit on the parlor floor. It cools the entire 800 square feet

    Brownstone Boys: Can You Cool and Heat Your Home Exclusively With a Mini Split and Heat Pump?

    Now that the summer heat is setting in we’ve been regularly using our new mini split system to cool our home. We had some questions about how well the system and configuration would work.

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