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VIDEO: In the heart of Brooklyn a devout Cambodian culture celebrates centuries-old traditions

November 2 | By Liliana Bernal Brooklyn Daily Eagle

At 26 Rugby Rd. off Caton Avenue in the landmarked neighborhood of Prospect Park South, stands stately a Queen Anne-style house that serves as the Watt Samakki-Dhammikaram Buddhist temple, Brooklyn’s only Cambodian Buddhist temple. Cambodian and Buddhist flags flutter on a sloppy Saturday bathed in heavy rain that brought the pass of a nor’easter through […]

Homes in the Prospect Park South Historic District, including this one at 85 Argyle Road, are selling for a pretty penny. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

The $2.875 million Victorian Flatbush house and other recently sold homes

December 20 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The house with the cherry tree sold for nearly $3 million. Victorian Flatbush houses are going for a pretty penny these days. The better their condition, the higher their price. And preservation-conscious buyers are particularly pleased when they find homes for purchase that are located within the area’s historic districts. This protected landmark status reduces […]

Michelle Williams, shown at Paris Fashion Week in October, is now officially the owner of the stately “Gone With the Wind” house in Prospect Park South. AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer

Here’s what Michelle Williams paid for her Victorian Flatbush house

November 4 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The neighbors call it the “Gone With the Wind” house. Michelle Williams calls it her very own — for $2,500,001. It was an all-cash deal, in case you’re wondering. City Finance Department records indicate that the Golden Globe-winning actress has closed on her widely reported deal to buy 1440 Albemarle Road, and that’s what she […]