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The Pratt Institute's Main Building. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Art and architecture organization opens bar and restaurant in Clinton Hill

October 31 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Manhattan-based arts and architecture educational and informational organization, e-flux, has opened a bar-restaurant in Clinton Hill near Pratt Institute, according to Archpaper. It’s called Bar Laika. Laika is a common name for dogs in Russia and the name of the first dog in space. Bar Laika’s menu, which is heavy on seafood, was developed […]

Rendering by Morris Adjmi Architects via the Landmarks Preservation Commission

Hot Bird to close in December

September 17 | By Sara Bosworth Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The bad news: Hot Bird, the popular bar on the border of Clinton Hill, Fort Greene and Prospect Heights will be closing this December, displaced by a forthcoming 29-story skyscraper from developer Hope Street Capital. The good news: They are going out with a bang. On Dec. 8, which is slated to be the bar’s […]

280 Washington Ave. Image © 2018 Google Maps photo

19th century Clinton Hill mansion hits the market for $13.5M

July 10 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A 19th century mansion in Clinton Hill with ties to the Pfizer family is up for sale for $13.5 million, making it one of the most expensive homes in Brooklyn. According to Curbed, the home was built by Charles Erhart, brother-in-law of Charles Pfizer and one of the founders of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. Over the years, […]