Category: Brooklyn

Wood houses… so hot right now…

Husband and I got a little quotage in a Wall Street Journal article about the growing demand for wood houses in Brooklyn, which are usually more affordable than brownstones. (Link is behind paywall.)  It was also picked up on Brownstoner…

We’re Brooklyn famous now!

Husband and I made one of our favorite blogs, the lovely and very informative Wooden House Project. I stumbled upon the site a few months ago when looking for inspiration for our exterior renovation, and have been a devout reader…

Hurricane Sandy

It’s difficult to summarize all that has happened to New York City and the larger Tri-State area in a single post, but needless to say Sandy was one of the most devastating events to have hit the city since we have lived…

A stadium rises

When we moved to Brooklyn in 2008, the plans to develop the Atlantic Yards in Prospect Heights were well underway. Amid opposition from nearby residents, the great recession and basically one guy who refused to move, the first phase is finally complete…