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Entries from November 2011

Are mom & pops moving out of WBurg?

November 30th, 2011 · No Comments

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The ever-expanding NYPet is branching out yet again – specifically, they’re opening a store on Driggs Avenue between North 10th & 11th Streets, about 10 blocks distance from their Bedford Avenue location.  Unless my information is faulty, I’m next […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Williamsburg

“Chinese Food - The way grandma makes it”

November 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Wok Shop has opened its doors to the Williamsburg public.  Located between Bedford Avenue and Driggs Avenue, on North 10th Street, the mid-size restaurant catered to family and friends last week and is having its soft opening this week, following the Thanksgiving holiday.  Snooping around the front entrance recently, circumstances meshed […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Williamsburg Eats

The 1 Month Free, No-Fee Scam

November 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

If one moves about the five boroughs with any degree of regularity, he or she will certainly have come across advertisements proffering the proverbial free month of rent.  Many have and continue to buy into these deals, so enticing on the surface, though more careful individuals see such offers for what they are – deceitful […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Condo · DUMBO · Greenpoint · Real Estate · Uncategorized · Williamsburg

A Trio of Terrific Finds

November 18th, 2011 · No Comments

120 Kent is a commanding building that conveys a gravitas entirely in keeping with the historical brownstones amongst which it stands in the heart of Greenpoint, a short walk from the Greenpoint G Train.  A 1-bedroom is available on the second floor, a truly attractive space.  Recently visiting the Greenpoint Brownstone Rental myself, I was […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Brownstone · Condo · DUMBO · Greenpoint · Loft · Real Estate · Rental 'Pick of the Month' · Uncategorized · Williamsburg

Revisiting 34 Berry, Perks and Prices

November 16th, 2011 · No Comments

34 Berry stands on the corner of North 11th Street and Driggs Avenue and houses over 100 units – spaces that feature oak floors, spacious modern kitchens, perfectly passable bathrooms, installed blinds, and spectacular views from the upper-floor units.  The building’s amenities are uniformly outstanding.  The gym, one among few of its kind that can […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Condo · Real Estate · Williamsburg

3 Bklyn Furniture Stores, Each Worth Frequenting

November 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment

If you’re in the market for antique-style furniture (with a modern slant), reclaimed wooden tables and custom built pieces, let me call your attention to three spots about town which you’ll want to make part of your shopping itinerary.  First up: From the Source.  I’d heard about the establishment from a friend who’d purchased some […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Condo · DUMBO · Greenpoint · Real Estate · Williamsburg

Who am I

November 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment

I’m a Real Estate Agent working in Brooklyn.  I’m tired of misrepresentation.  I’m tired of hearing stories about ‘that broker’ who used pressure tactics to try hurry your decisions, or brought you to a property that you didn’t want to see.  Real Estate Salespeople will do everything to close a deal, even if it means […]

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Tags: Brooklyn · Brooklyn Heights · Brooklyn Real Estate NY · Brownstone · Condo · DUMBO · Greenpoint · Loft · Real Estate · Sale 'Pick of the Month · Williamsburg

Kinfolk Studios

November 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Making the hemisphere hop from Tokyo to Brooklyn without breaking a sweat, Kinfolk Studios has landed in Williamsburg on the corner of Wythe and North 11th Street (90 Wythe Avenue).  Their all-purpose design & production team members do everything from illustrations for ad campaigns to manufacturing of their own unique brand of award-winning bicycles.  Both studios have […]

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