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70 Hudson Ave. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

Well-known Manhattan cafe opens outpost in Vinegar Hill

October 3 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Cafe Gitane, a well-known Nolita, Manhattan, eatery, has opened an outpost in Vinegar Hill. The new Brooklyn spot, at 70 Hudson Ave., has 10 tables and a turntable. The menu is less extensive than the Nolita original, focusing on brunch and snacks, according to Brownstoner. Cafe Gitane closes at 6 p.m. on weeknights but is […]

There’s a $6,600 per month duplex for rent at 239 Front St., the rowhouse whose stoop is seen at left. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

What can you rent for $6,600 in Vinegar Hill?

May 9 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Blame it on the Greek Revival rowhouse. We wanted to find out what you can rent for $4,000 per month in Vinegar Hill — that quaint, quirky neighborhood tucked between DUMBO and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. See related story. It is located on the East River shoreline but you can’t access the water or even […]

Come walk with us through Vinegar Hill, which stands right beside DUMBO but is a quieter place to stroll. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

Come see Vinegar Hill, DUMBO’s quaint, quirky cousin

May 9 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Commandants. Cobblestones. A Con Ed substation. What a combo. No other Brooklyn neighborhood is quite like Vinegar Hill. Some of our borough’s oldest homes, aside from a handful of Colonial-era farmhouses, stand in this quaint, quirky neighborhood nestled against the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The most venerable of them is the Commandant’s House, whose design is […]