Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: An Art-Filled Renovation, Gardening in Raised Beds


    The Insider: Architect Reconfigures Art-Filled Park Slope Townhouse With Fresh, Unfussy Style

    After a decade of living in a lower duplex with two rental units above, these homeowners decided it was time to take over more of their townhouse. So they called on architect Alexandra Barker of Gowanus-based Barker Freeman Design Office to create a triplex for their family of four, plus a garden rental.

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    Brooklyn Gardeners Share Secrets of Growing Vegetables and Fruits in Raised Beds and Planters

    If you’ve always dreamed of growing blueberries or cucumbers in your backyard or rooftop garden, you haven’t missed your chance for the season. You can still plant an edible garden that will yield a bountiful harvest by mid-August.

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    Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: From Luxe Makeovers to Lush With Period Details

    The most popular listings on Brownstoner this week include a standalone in Prospect Park South, a tiny house in Carroll Gardens and a Park Slope brownstone.


    Brooklyn Real Estate Six Months Later: Two Sold, One in Contract and One Still Available

    Here’s a look at how four of our featured listings from six months ago fared on the market.

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    The Insider: Bed Stuy Brownstone Reno Smoothly Blends Original Detail with Modern Elements

    In three years of row house renovation, Hayley Moynihan went through just about every trial and tribulation a novice can endure, including a change of contractors partway through and half a winter spent in an unheated rental apartment.

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