Center Slope townhouse leads Brooklyn luxury sales

first_img This content is for subscribers only.Subscribe Now Message* Email Address* 589 Third Street and 196 Hicks Street (Google Maps, iStock)The volume of luxury home sales in Brooklyn declined last week, though condo and co-op units saw a bump in activity.There were 17 contracts signed last week for properties asking more than $2 million, according to Compass’ weekly report. The combined volume of those deals was $51.7 million, on par with the previous week’s totals of $54.8 million and 18 contracts.Read moreTownhouse sales dominate Brooklyn’s luxury marketVince Viola’s $25.5M mansion sale breaks Brooklyn record$6.5M Fort Greene townhouse sale breaks neighborhood recordcenter_img Full Name* Last week’s deals were for nine condos and co-ops and eight townhouses.ADVERTISEMENTThe median asking price at time the contracts were inked was $2.69 million. The average listing discount was 3 percent across the 17 contracts with 206 days on the market on average.The highest asking price among homes snapped up last week was for a townhouse at 589 Third Street in Park Slope. The six-bedroom home, a block from Prospect Park, spans 3,840 square feet and includes a home gym and fenced backyard outfitted with a grill and an outdoor projector. Its final asking price was $4.35 million, or $1,133 per square foot.The second priciest was a Brooklyn Heights co-op. The four-bedroom apartment spans two levels of the historic Casino Mansions’ co-operative annex at 196 Hicks Street. The 2,800-square-foot unit has the original architectural details of the 1910-era home, and includes a wood-burning fireplace and 13-foot ceilings. The final asking price was $4 million, or $1,429 a foot.The contracted condos had an average price per square foot of $1,563 and were 1,800 square feet on average; while co-op units averaged 2,400 square feet with an average price of $1,314 per foot.The eight townhouses averaged 3,168 square feet and an asking price of $1,078 per square foot. Last week marked the second time in January that the average price per square foot for townhouses was over $1,000.Contact Erin Hudsonlast_img read more

Metallica Rocks ‘Colbert’ Super Bowl Special With “Enter Sandman” [Watch]

first_imgFollowing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ dominating 31-9 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV on Sunday night, Stephen Colbert went live for a special “Super Bowl” edition episode of The Late Show, which featured musical guest Metallica who performed perhaps their most well-known songs, “Enter Sandman”.The thrash metal anthem with its stadium rock energy fit perfectly into testosterone-fueled Super Sunday as guitarist James Hetfield began the song’s ominous opening riff. Of note during the band’s performance was the setup of speaker cabinets in the band’s rehearsal studio. The entire room was adorned with different decorative cabinets from throughout the band’s illustrious career.The video’s description on YouTube noted that there are speakers from Metallica Night at AT&T Stadium, San Francisco, CA May 2, 2015; Metallica Night at Oracle Park, San Francisco, CA April 26, 2019; NBA Finals Game 3 at Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA June 5, 2019; Metallica 30th Anniversary Celebration, San Francisco, CA, Dec 5, 7 and 9, 2011; Mariano Rivera Day, Yankee Stadium, New York, NY September 22, 2013; (“Enter Sandman”) X-Games, Texas Speedway, Austin, TX, June 6, 2015; “Racing Stripe M” from the St. Anger Tour, 2003-2004; “Vulturus” from the Death Magnetic Tour, 2008-2010; The American Music Awards, November 16, 2003; Los Premios MTV Latin America, October 16, 2008; “DeHaan” surprise set at Orion Music + More Festival, Belle Isle, Detroit, MI, June 8, 2013; The WorldWired Tour 2017-2019; and the “Now That We’re Dead” music video.Related: Miley Cyrus Teases All-Star Metallica Covers Album Project [Video]Watch Metallica perform “Enter Sandman” on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Super Bowl special.Metallica – “Enter Sandman”[Video: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert]last_img read more

Boys basketball: Bossier rolls into second round of 4A playoffs

first_imgThe Bossier Bearkats wasted little time in taking the drama out of their first-round Class 4A playoff game against the Neville Tigers on Thursday night at Bossier.Bossier scored the first basket of the game, led 15-2 after the first quarter and rolled to a 64-45 victory. The game wasn’t that close as the Bearkats led by as many as 33 in the second half. Neville hit a flurry of 3s late to make it semi-respectable.District 1-4A champion Bossier (23-10), the No. 4 seed, will host No. 13 Ben Franklin (24-3), a 45-44 winner over No. 20 Salmen, in the second round next week. Neville, the No. 29 seed, closed its season 12-16.Bossier has now won 13 straight first-round playoff games. The Bearkats haven’t lost in the first round since 2003.The Bearkats had one of their best games of the season shooting against Neville, making seven 3-pointers. Tyrese English, who led the Bearkats with 23 points, made four. Larry Robinson III, who scored 11, had three.Bossier had little trouble scoring inside, too, against the shorter Tigers. Post players Chris Davenport and Antonio Davis scored 10 and eight points, respectively. Some of those came after offensive rebounds.Meanwhile, Neville couldn’t get anything to fall until late in the game when the outcome was no longer in doubt. Bossier rarely let the Tigers get more than one shot.Robinson also had six rebounds and five assists. Davis had eight rebounds and Davenport had six.The two other Bossier Parish teams in the playoffs, Parkway and Plain Dealing, play Class 5A first-round games on the road Friday.District 1 co-champion Parkway (21-10), the No. 28 seed, travels to No. 5 Ruston (24-7) in Class 5A. Ruston defeated Parkway 56-34 in Ruston on Dec. 22.In Class 1A, No. 26 Plain Dealing (13-14) will visit No. 7 Delhi (19-9), the fourth-place team in District 2.— Russell Hedges, [email protected] Expat InsuranceExpat Living in Hong Kong without Health Insurance?Top Expat Insurance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoNews gadgetThis watch takes the whole country by storm! it’s price? Ridiculous!News gadget|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img read more