Columbia Heights

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Norman Mailer's Apartment Is Embroiled in a Lawsuit

    ​Earlier this year, the nautical-themed apartment at 142 Columbia Heights in which co-founder of the Village Voice and notable brawler Norman Mailer lived was put on the market by Corcoran with an asking price of $2.5 million. In July, an offer of $2.08 million was accepted from Wesley Golby, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Norman Mailer's House (and Stuff) Is for Sale

    ​Ooh. Would you like to own Norman Mailer's nautical-themed Brooklyn Heights home, on Columbia Heights near Pineapple Street? Of course you would, though if you don't have $2.5 million, that will be difficult. But you could own other things the literary icon once touched, like his 1960s-era ju ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2010

    Bad Lieutenant, Dan Choi

    What the networks don't ask the poster boy of the movement against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," he's happy to tell.

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Download: Buke & Gass, "Medulla Oblongata"

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing new and emerging MP3s from local talent. ​Brooklyn duo Buke & Gass play homemade Frankenstein instruments that make beautiful and wild sproinging sounds--Arone Dyer's "buke" is a modified baritone ukelele; Aron Sanchez's "gass" is a mutant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2009

    Clip Job: Mailer's LEGO Vision of New York

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesFebruary 18, 1965, Vol. X, No. 18Mailer's Castle: Far Out, Way Up, and SwingingBy Mary NicholsFrom where novelist Norman Mailer sits, the cityscape -- the big scene -- is getting more dreadful all the time. He broods over the Manhattan skyline ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008


    Feel like indulging your apartment neurosis? Behold the Rentometer, to which spahagirl of Above The Doorframe tipped us. Rentometer seems to think the monthly on our godforsaken Brooklyn hellhole is "much lower than the median rent in your area. Your unit seems to be a great deal!"...

  • NYC Life

    June 14, 2005