According to the signs that went up in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Main Street location, the lawn is closed for rejuvenation through the winter. It will reopen in the spring 2012 as a dog free park (as with all grass areas of the park, consistent with other sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park). The sign does say that dogs are welcome at the Main Street dog run (photo below) and on pathways and promenades. We received a few emails from unhappy dog owners about this. What do you think?
MNS, the Brooklyn real estate firm published their January 2015 Brooklyn Rental Market Report earlier this week (along with their Manhattan Rental Market Report). Andrew Barrocas, CEO of MNS, notes that average rents throughout Brooklyn increased by 2.64% from $2,598 in January 2014 to $2,666 in January 2015. The market has picked up since December […]
Coney Island Brewing Company introduced a beer inspired by “the legacy of Brooklyn as a haven for artists and homesteaders for the last forty years”, called Overpass IPA, a tribute to Dumbo. From a press release dated January 27, 2015: Overpass recognizes the artists, musicians and renaissance souls that staked claim and built a community […]
We received the following February 2015 update from Chris Havens, Vice President of Commercial Property at aptsandlofts.com. The end of an era of views, brick and timber high floors and a great Brooklyn start up building! 10 Jay Street turns off their electric service April 1st and starts the conversion to residential use. 300,000 rsf […]
Someone’s dream apartment just went on the market in Dumbo Brooklyn. The Real Deal reports that the largest penthouse unit at One John Street has been put on the market for $8.8million (or $2,400 per square foot) today. The 4 bedroom (plus 1 home office), 4.5 bath, 3,657 square foot condo will include a 693 […]