Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Changes at Brooklyn Roasting Company, a Castle for Sale


    Early Brooklyn Heights House With Wine Cellar, Wood Burning Fireplace Asks $5.4 Million

    A rare and historic wood frame that hasn’t been on the market in decades, this Brooklyn Heights row house is much older than it might appear at first glance. Apparently in tip-top shape, it offers interior style from across the decades in a comfortable 25-foot-wide package. It’s set within the Brooklyn Heights Historic District and is just a short jaunt away from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

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    Real Estate Bites: Park Slope’s Parlour Is Unique — in a Good Way

    Brownstoner founder Jonathan Butler is back at it — blogging, that is, on Instagram with the handle @real_estate_bites. We’re pleased to run some of his snapshots of what he sees happening around Brooklyn here as a weekly column.

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    The Dumbo location in 2015. Photo by Barbara Eldredge

    Dumbo Cafe Closes as Brooklyn Roasting Company Files for Bankruptcy (Updated)

    Brooklyn’s namesake roasting company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on October 21, but its founder said the company is only adjusting its operations and has no plans to go anywhere.

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    A Gilded Age Castle With Sweeping Views of the Hudson, in Need of Some TLC, Asks $3.45 Million

    An imposing castle perched above the Hudson may not be everyone’s vision of a home restoration project, but this Gilded Age manse offers stunning views, a fascinating history and a challenge to the old house lover.

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    Two in the Same Row and Other Open Houses to See This Weekend, Starting at $2.395 Million

    Our picks for open houses last weekend all have greenery-filled backyards with decks and a mix of historic details and modern updates. Two are single-families and two are three-families. They range in price from $2.395 million for a three-family brownstone in Park Slope to $4.395 million for a three-family brick house in Boerum Hill.

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