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Brooklyn Heights townhouse overlooking Brooklyn Bridge Park sells for $11.75 million

December 11 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A single-family townhouse at 192 Columbia Heights in Brooklyn Heights has been sold for $11.75 million, a price that few other Brooklyn homes have surpassed. The sellers are former Granite Broadcasting CEO W. Don Cornwell and his wife Saundra Cornwell. When they first listed their home for $16 million in 2014, they hoped to smash […]

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Former Airbnb exec buys Cobble Hill home for $4.6M

December 11 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A former Airbnb executive and his wife recently bought a three-story Cobble Hill townhouse for $4.6 million. Buyer Shaun Stewart, former global head of Airbnb’s vacation rental business, is now CEO of New Lab, a technology hub for high-tech entrepreneurs based in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, according to The Real Deal. The $4.6 million cost […]

Andrew Oshevsky is accused of breaking this statue and one other after urinating on the angels outside a Williamsburg church. Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Pissed off man cuffed for hatefully destroying religious statues

December 11 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brooklyn judge released a man accused of urinating on and destroying religious statues outside of a Williamsburg church. Andrew Oshesky, 28, was arrested on Monday for two counts of third-degree criminal mischief as a hate crime and prohibited littering charges. Oshesky, a Bushwick resident, was seen on video on Dec. 2 allegedly urinating on […]