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BHB, Other NYC Hyperlocal Blogs Featured in Real Deal

The Real Deal looks at some of NYC’s most prominent hyperlocal blogs including BHB. Once again Homer’s “government name” is used: The Real Deal: Loscalzo said he was surprised by the responsibility he now feels to his readership. “When people start reading and interacting, there’s a responsibility to tell all the information,” he said. “It’s […]

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Bistricer Taking Minimalist Approach to Bossert Conversion?

Your correspondent wished he could attend Tuesday’s real estate luncheon at the Brooklyn Historical Society, but a day job interfered. Fortunately, The Real Deal was on hand to give us the straight skinny on Bossert plans. First off: very few changes are being made to the interior, “which w[as] meticulously maintained by the [Jehovah’s] Witnesses […]

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‘Real Deal’ Profiles Heights’ Resident & Highbrow Broker Elizabeth Stribling

Elizabeth Stribling, founder of Stribling & Associates real-estate brokerage, made headlines in 2008 when she relocated from the Upper East Side’s East 84th Street to Brooklyn Heights, in a record-setting $6.6 million 12th-floor 3,442SF pad at One Brooklyn Bridge Park. This month, she is profiled in The Real Deal in a story titled “Stribling: The […]

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Hey, Want To Open A Restaurant In The Heights? Uh, Not So Fast…

Anyone that has lived in Brooklyn Heights for more than five or so years has seen that wonderful new restaurant open its doors up the street with so much promise, a great menu and meaningful ambiance… only to shutter a year later, supplanted by a nail salon or cell phone retailer. Sigh. The Real Deal […]

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Brooklyn Heights Sets Pace for City in Rent Increases

Average asking rents in Brooklyn Heights increased by 23% from 4Q 2011 to 1Q 2012, the highest percentage increase among the more desirable New York City neighborhoods included in a survey by RentJuice. The Real Deal reports that “Brooklyn was responsible for much of the asking rent gains, as popular neighborhoods including Brooklyn Heights (23%), […]

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Real Deal on Watchtower Properties

The Real Deal looks at the Watchtower’s Brooklyn Heights real estate holdings and speculates how much the organization could make once it decides to put its remaining properties here on the market: The Real Deal: Over the next decades, the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, as it is officially known, bought up some incredibly valuable […]

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Candidate’s Montague Street HQ featured in The Real Deal

BHB’s Sarah Portlock writes about Brooklyn Heights resident/City Council D33 candidate Doug Biviano’s Montague Street headquarters in the latest issue of The Real Deal: The Real Deal: When political newcomer Doug Biviano wanted to increase his visibility as a City Council candidate, he looked no further than one of the most prime retail strips in […]

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