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Nikhita Venugopal

Reporter/Producer @nkvenugopal nvenugopal@dnainfo.com

Nikhita Venugopal is a Reporter/Producer covering Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens.

Nikhita joined DNAinfo.com New York after she moved to the city from Bangalore, India, to attend Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

In the past, she’s written about music therapy for children with autism, the impact of cyber-bullying on New York City students and an Indian university who attempted to ban Muslim women from wearing burqas.

After spending the summer as an intern at DNAinfo.com New York, she moved to Washington D.C., to work at Education Week, a newspaper that covers national education news.

Nikhita’s work has appeared in The Atlantic online, Education Week and MetroFocus, among others.

Fun Fact: Nikhita was officially named at a pub in Fort William, Scotland, when she was just a few weeks old. Her grandfather took her to the pub’s stage and announced it to everyone.

Astoria & Long Island City »

May 22, 2015

7 Outdoor Cafes Where You Can Dine with Your Dog

Join your pet for some quality time outside.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

May 22, 2015

Community That Lost Hospital Pushes Back Against Proposed Towers

The Cobble Hill community reacted with shock at Fortis' plans to build tall towers at the LICH site.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

May 21, 2015

Red Hook Crit Races into London This Summer

Red Hook's popular urban bike race will make its London debut in July. 

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

May 20, 2015

New Craft Ice Cream Shop to Open in Former Hay Rosie Space

MilkMade Ice Cream will open its first brick-and-mortar space in Carroll Gardens. 

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

May 19, 2015

Soaring Towers Proposed for LICH Site Enrage Cobble Hill Neighbors

The site's developer presented two plans, both of which involve at least 40-story towers.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

May 12, 2015

Condos in Converted Brooklyn Trust Company Building Hit the Market

Homes in the historic Brooklyn Heights building are priced between $3.35 million to about $4.2 million.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

May 11, 2015

Bergen Street Bicycle Mural Painted Over to Prepare for New Tenants

The colorful mural was painted over within the last two weeks, the landlord said.