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Victoria Alexander of Realty Collective stands outside 204 Van Dyke St. in Red Hook. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Quirky stuff: The German soldier in the Red Hook basement

March 18 | Lore Croghan

What’s the oddest thing you’ve seen in Brooklyn lately? For me, it’s the German soldier in the basement. He’s wearing a helmet with a spike on top of it, which suggests he fought in World War I. He’s a drawing scratched into the cement floor in the basement of 204 Van Dyke St. in Red […]

Preservationists raise a cheer for the S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse with City Councilmember Carlos Menchaca (center). Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

Landlord could face criminal summons for construction violations at Red Hook warehouse

March 13 | Lore Croghan

The city Buildings Department might slap the landlord of a historic Red Hook building with a criminal court summons for ignoring its directives. The agency “has issued several violations to the building owner already for failure to comply with a DOB-issued Stop Work Order,” DOB spokesperson Andrew Rudansky told the Brooklyn Eagle about the Chetrit […]

Come take a winter walk along Red Hook's waterfront. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

Five fun spots to see in Red Hook

February 28 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It’s a history nerds’ paradise. The rest of you will love it, too. We’re talking about Red Hook. Who knew warehouses could be so splendid? The ones you’ll find in this waterfront Brooklyn neighborhood are grand, red-brick edifices with arched doorways and wooden shutters on their windows. The warehouses were built around the time of […]