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December 19, 2014
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Kimchi Taco to Open at Smith/9th

DNA Info, a website that seems to be taking over “local” news coverage in NYC, reports that Kimchi Taco is opening near Smith and 9th

Brooklyn Sales Hit 11-Year-High. Only Borough to Hit Pre-Crash Levels

Another report about what we are seeing on the ground — sales and rental prices in Brooklyn headed straight up last year, in a vertical

Brownstone Broooklyn Residential Sales Prices Up 13 Percent

Fourth quarter residential sales in brownstone Brooklyn were up 13 percent from 2013 over 2012, according to a residential housing report. Big demand and small

Brooklyn Bridge Park Expansion Construction Slated for January

The landscaping around Pier 6 will expand, as well as additional work in Dumbo around Jay Street. Read more in the blog Dumbo NYC: http://dumbonyc.com/blog/2013/12/30/new-construction-to-begin-at-brooklyn-bridge-park-in-january-2014/

Gov. Cuomo Vetoes Post-Partum Depression Law Spurred by Local Mom

Paige Bellenbaum, a local mom of two and social worker, helped inspire a bill aimed at reaching out to moms suffering from post-pardum depression. The

Tobacco Warehouse Plans

Wall Street Journal takes a look at the plans for the historic Tobacco Warehouse in Dumbo, which will be the new home for St. Ann’s

Check out Court Tree Collective Art Opening Dec. 11 by new local arts organization

The new arts group Court Tree Collective is hosting the opening of “Maps,” a series of paintings by Orazio de Gennaro, on Dec. 11. Check

Take a Zen Art Fieldtrip with Kids to Queens Socrates Sculpture and Noguchi

There’s a great little day-trip idea in Brooklyn Based blog about taking the kiddos to Queens to visit Socrates Sculpture Park and the Noguchi Museum

Big New Retail Development Slated for Gowanus at Second Street and Hoyt

The Daily News is calling the Gowanus area the new Dumbo after a pair of developers announced plans today for a large brick retail and

Curbed Charts Mega Development and Changes Around Barclays Arena

Demolitions, sales, new condo buildings, a new Shake Shack — all kinds of mega development is slated for the area around Barclays arena. Will we