Review: Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn
:: Finding a single family home in Carroll Gardens in our price range will probably require a combination of bribery, extortion and a touch of witchcraft, but since that’s never stopped us before, we are keeping the door open. Carroll Gardens is rated as the top neighborhood in Brooklyn for good reason. For one, many of the homes have 30-40 foot front yards - hence...
Review: Borough Park, Brooklyn
:: It’s impossible not to mention the Orthodox Jewish community when writing about Borough Park since they represent 67% of the 85K residents and are growing about 3-4X faster than your average family. While this may crimp our style on Saturdays since most local businesses are closed (bowling is definitely out), Borough Park does have great falafel the other 6 days of the week, a low crime...
Review: Gowanus, Brooklyn
:: Gritty. Up-and-coming. Close to Lowe’s hardware store. Of these phrases that are used to describe Gowanus, the one that I have an issue with is up-and-coming because what this neighborhood does not have is a future. While Gowanus is situated tantalizingly close to both Carroll Gardens and Park Slope and is part of the better than average New York City School District #15 (10 of the...