Tag Archives: Boerum Hill

The Insider: New-Construction Townhouse in Boerum Hill

THAT’S SOME SUPER-MODERN townhouse among the brownstones, above, but to my surprise, the often snarky commenters on Brownstoner seem to like it.┬áMost of them anyway. I was afraid the architects, Ben and Christine Hansen, might be raked over the coals. … Continue reading

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Still Here

FOR THE RECORD, I’m still here. Bouncing back and forth between East Hampton and Brooklyn, and heading for a record low number of casaCARA posts this month. Reasons why: Work. I’m starting a second weekly column on Brownstoner.com, the behemoth … Continue reading

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New Year’s Skies, Brooklyn Pies

I KEEP TRYING to capture the light. The ephemeral, late afternoon, early January light. As I went about my mundane errands, on the most ordinary stretches of Brooklyn street, I was taken again and again by the beauty of the … Continue reading

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The Insider: Parlor Floor Upgrade in Boerum Hill

CHECK OUT THE RE-VAMP of a Boerum Hill parlor floor right here on Brownstoner today. Interior design by Julia Mack, above.

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My Very Fine Ash

I’M JUST AS PROUD as can be. I’m all puffed up with pride right now. It’s not that one of my kids has done something extraordinary, or even myself. No, it’s the ash tree in the backyard of my building … Continue reading

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