Dell Cherry Owner Offs Self as Cops Discover Illegal Marijuana Operation

Mar 01, 15 Dell Cherry Owner Offs Self as Cops Discover Illegal Marijuana Operation

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Disguised beneath the legitimate 67-year old Dell’s Maraschino Cherries plant was a huge operation cultivating the growth of marijuana, which is still illegal in New York. When  investigators from the Brooklyn DA’s office arrived on Tuesday with officials from the state Department of Environmental Conservation to look into a case...

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Historic Brooklyn Mansion Listed for Record $40 Million

Feb 08, 15 Historic Brooklyn Mansion Listed for Record $40 Million

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An 18,000 square-foot, 150 year-old Brooklyn mansion, was put on the market for a stratospheric $40 million. The home is in Brooklyn Heights, at 3 Pierrepont Place, and its list price competes with some of New York’s fanciest Fifth Avenue townhouses. With 15 bedrooms and 16 baths, the home has some inspiring views of the Brooklyn...

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Landmark Brooklyn Bank Building Now for Sale

Dec 21, 14 Landmark Brooklyn Bank Building Now for Sale

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The stately neo-Roman former Dime Savings Bank of New York building is about to make its debut on the real estate market, offering up some wonderful fantasies about what that space can become. Owned by JPMorgan Chase, some say the building could sell for as much as, or even more than $100 million. Situated at 9 DeKalb Avenue, the...

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Methodist Hospital Expansion Facing Park Slope Citizens Opposition

Dec 09, 14 Methodist Hospital Expansion Facing Park Slope Citizens Opposition

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Preserve Park Slope, a neighborhood citizen’s advocacy group, succeeded to win a hearing to postpone the expansion of Methodist Hospital. The group was able to convince the city’s Board of Standards and Appeals to examine the zoning variances which were given to the project. Methodist Hospital is seeing to build an eight-story...

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Brooklyn Brand Carol’s Daughter Bought by Cosmetics Giant L’Oreal

Oct 27, 14 Brooklyn Brand Carol’s Daughter Bought by Cosmetics Giant L’Oreal

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Twenty years ago Lisa Price began concocting fragrances and lotions in her kitchen in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. It did not take long before Price, who is now 52, began to develop a loyal following of customers. As she grew on the coattails of her most beloved products such as Mimosa Hair Honey, her client base...

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Construction of the World’s Tallest Prefab Stalled in Monetary Mess

Aug 31, 14 Construction of the World’s Tallest Prefab Stalled in Monetary Mess

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Not far from the Barclays Center at 461 Dean Street at Flatbush Avenue, construction of the first of 14 prefab buildings in Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards) has once again come to an unplanned halt. The building will be a 32-story, prefabricated collection of 930 modules resulting in a 322-foot-tall tower known at B2....

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