Brooklyn – A Melting Pot of Cultures

As one of the five boroughs that make up New York City, Brooklyn, is the most populous. If it were to be its own separate city, it would be the third-largest in the United States, right after Los Angeles and Chicago, although those stats may soon change. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the borough’s

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How Women in Real Estate are Shaping the Industry

Since its inception in the late 1700s, women have been a part of the real estate industry, but it wasn’t until the 1840s that it was established as a legitimate business. In those early years, a woman’s role was much different than it is today; her duties consisted of filling office and clerical roles while

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Brooklyn’s 2020 Forecast

With a new decade under way, the Brooklyn real estate market continues to remain strong. New York City as a whole is one of the hottest housing markets in the United States and from the way the New Year is shaping up, there are no signs of a decline in the borough. A look at

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Celebrating the Lunar New Year in Brooklyn’s Chinatown

It’s the year of the White Metal Rat and beginning January 25th, the people of the culture, and others as well, will take part in celebrations for Chinese New Year (often referred to as Lunar New Year globally). “The Lunar New Year means new beginnings, incoming good luck, and wiping away any ill fortune and

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Bay Ridge: A Neighborhood Infused with that “Old-School” Charm

What was once an isolated, rural summer resort town in the late 19th century, Bay Ridge, formerly known back then as “Yellow Hook,” is a neighborhood that continues to exude a small-town feel while still being part of a much larger city. With an overall estimated population of 2.6 million, approximately 87,000 are residents of

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Red Hook: “A New Kind of Brooklyn”

What was once one of the busiest and most important shipping town’s in all of New York, Red Hook has gone through many changes since first being discovered. Founded in 1635 by the Dutch, the waterfront  community was given the name Roode Hoek because of the color of the soil and the shape of the

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Matt Damon comes to Brooklyn!!!

#MattDamon is in contract to buy a beautiful #BrooklynHeightsPenthouse, and according to the #WSJ, this actor/producer/philanthropist/screenwriter will also be noted as the owner of the most expensive piece of real estate in Brooklyn.#BrooklynwelcomesyouMattDamon!

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Unpopular Popular Hipster Bars in Brooklyn to Check Out

Brooklyn’s population consists of plenty of hipsters, and we all know hipsters love bars. But just anyone finds the most popular hipster bars with a simple search here and there. Only the most dedicated patrons find the hot spots that haven’t heated up yet, the soon to be top locales that sit at the bottom

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5 Best Hangout Spots as Seen on HBO’s Girls

The HBO series “Girls” is one a few television shows that gives outsiders a view of what life is like in New York City. Although other shows have showcased areas like Manhattan and Queens, Girls focuses on Brooklyn. The show delves into what life is like on a limited income in the borough. And although

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Brooklyn Born & Bred: 5 Celebrities From Brooklyn

Brooklyn Born Celebrities Brooklyn has reached its height of popularity in recent years. Its real estate market is booming, its residents are young, and the arts scene is hip. Evidently, this borough has it all and more. Home of Coney Island, people from all over the City head south to Brighton Beach for summertime fun.

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