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The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights is a former hotel that’s being converted to upscale seniors housing. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

A tour of the landmarked Watchtower property being transformed into luxury senior housing | Photos

November 6 | Lore Croghan

A Brooklyn Heights Watchtower property that was previously a swanky hotel where the top-paid Brooklyn Dodgers stayed is being turned into high-end seniors housing. Construction work is 75 percent finished at The Towers at 21 Clark St. Formerly owned by the Jehovah’s Witnesses, the landmarked property is being transformed into The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights, […]

“Williamsburg Mural” by artist Katie Merz. Photo courtesy of Industry City

Creatives flee Manhattan for Brooklyn’s, uh, cheaper rents

November 4 | Alex Williamson

New York City has a longstanding reputation as a mecca for creative types, but runaway costs of living make it hard to live here on an artist’s salary. In a new report, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office has confirmed a trend you’ve probably already noticed — that rising rents have pushed creative professionals […]

Plymouth Church's bi-annual Yankee Fair, one of the longest-running continuing fairs in New York City, takes place on Nov. 2. Shown: A performance at a previous Yankee Fair thrilled the audience. Photo by Alan Barnett, courtesy of Plymouth Church

Plymouth Church’s 172-year-old Yankee Fair returns on Nov. 2

November 1 | Mary Frost

A block party that started more than 170 years ago to raise money for the Yankees — the Civil War Yankees, not the baseball team — will once again take over a block of Orange Street in Brooklyn Heights. Plymouth Church’s bi-annual Yankee Fair, one of the longest-running continuing fairs in New York City, takes […]

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