Brooklyn News: A Park Slope Wood Frame Gets a Splash of Color

Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings of 2022: A Brooklyn Heights Manse, a Bay Ridge Row House

Looking back at the listings that readers were drawn to in 2022, there isn’t a single neighborhood that dominates and the properties reflect a fairly wide price range. While the most expensive is a budget-busting Brooklyn Heights manse at $13.75 million, much of the list is made up of properties under the $2 million mark.

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Photos clockwise from left: Shelley Victory by Lesley Unruh, Ty Cole, Paul Sue-Pat by David A. Land, Lesley Unruh

6 Creative Interiors Offer Some Brooklyn Living Inspiration

From the pages of Brownstoner magazine, here are the stories of six Brooklyn dwellers who adapted their interior spaces to suit their modern lives.

Each property offers a personal spin on Brooklyn living, including an artist’s whimsical Prospect Heights brownstone, a casual home for a family in Ditmas Park and a woodwork-filled Prospect Lefferts Gardens row house discovered by the owners in the 1970s.

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A new cafe could open in one of Cadman Plaza Park’s old maintenance buildings. Photo by Susan De Vries

Cafe in the Cards for Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn

A new cafe could soon be coming to Downtown Brooklyn’s Cadman Plaza Park, with the city asking businesses interested in setting up shops to submit a proposal of their plans.

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BK Lobster is currently facing several lawsuits from franchisees and investors alleging fraud. Photo by Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITY

Lawsuits Accuse Brooklyn-Based BK Lobster Chain of Fraud, Wage Theft, Unpaid Rent

BK Lobster, a seafood restaurant that started in Brooklyn and has expanded rapidly across the country, sold multiple franchises in New York without registering them, in violation of state law, THE CITY and Brooklyn Paper have found.

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Photo by Francis Dzikowski

The Insider: Color-Splashed Family Home Emerges From Gut Reno of Park Slope Wood Frame

More went into the renovation of this vintage wood frame row house than meets the eye, though architect Alexandra Barker of Gowanus-based Barker Associates Architectural Office (BAAO) has done enough such overhauls that she knew from the get-go what it would entail. “As soon as I saw it, I said ‘This is gonna be major,’” she recalled.

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