Truman Capote, shown here in a 1953 photo with actress Gina Lollobrigida, would be surprised if he saw what color 70 Willow St. is now. AP Photo/Jim Pringle

To hell with your nostalgia, Heights literature lovers! That’s the message from the folks who are renovating 70 Willow St., the “elegant yellow mansion” where Truman Capote worked on “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” and “In Cold Blood.” The 1830s-vintage Greek Revival-style house’s façade is red now. The yellow paint that helped make 70 Willow an instantly recognizable Brooklyn Read More →

This December 2014 photo depicts 165 Columbia Heights. Currently it's covered by a construction shed because the building next door is being renovated. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Bless This House. Or more specifically, this carriage house. The Brooklyn Heights Historic District property sold for $9.8 million — to an oil tycoon’s daughter. The buyer of 165 Columbia Heights was an LLC with Anya Airapetian as managing member, city Finance Department records indicate. Her first name is spelled “Anna” on a mortgage used Read More →

Borough President Eric Adams is making it easier for residents to apply for memberships on their local community boards. Photo courtesy of the borough president’s office

Borough President Eric Adams is encouraging civic-minded Brooklyn residents to apply for memberships on their neighborhood community boards and in an effort to entice them, he has made the application process easier. For the first time in the borough’s history, residents will be able to apply online. Applications for community board appointments are now available Read More →