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1 Hour in Red Hook, N.Y.

I’m always amazed at how much there is to see when an old-house (and barn) fanatic really looks.  All these pictures were taken Wednesday in the course of an hour’s drive around the Dutchess County town of Red Hook. Click … Continue reading

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Elke’s Terrace: Made in the Shade

THIS SPRING, IF YOU SPOT A WOMAN in a flower-covered hat pushing a red shopping cart full of plants around downtown Brooklyn, it’s probably my friend Elke. A true gardener like Elke, whose outdoor space is a 15’x25′ terrace behind … Continue reading

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This Sold House

THE SPIFFIEST TOWNHOUSE in Red Hook, Brooklyn, is on the verge of closing for “over ask,” says Denise Cataudella, a broker with the Corcoran Group.  (“Ask” was $975,000.) You may remember the ivory-colored 1910 brick house on Dikeman Street from … Continue reading

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