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.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

October 20, 2014

Spend 3 Nights at a Boerum Hill Art Gallery's Studio Apartment for $800

The Invisible Dog Art Center is offering a behind-the-scenes look through its fundraising campaign. 

Sunset Park & Greenwood Heights »

October 17, 2014

Couple Killed in Motorcycle Crash After Falling From Gowanus Expressway

Jose  Chevere, 30, and Jalissa Otero, 24, were thrown off the expressway Friday morning, police said. 

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

October 17, 2014

Brooklyn Photographer Documents 'Vanishing' Signs and Lettering in New York

Molly Woodward has thousands of images from across the city on her website "Vernacular Typography."

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

October 16, 2014

66-Year-Old Carroll Gardens Coffee Shop Closes for Renovations

D'Amico Coffee will remain closed until next week for a "total renovation," owners said.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

October 15, 2014

Pick From 5,000 Records Selling for $1 Each at Carroll Gardens Vinyl Shop

Black Gold will host its record sale, known as "Gold Dig," with thousands of LPs and 45s on Oct. 18.

Sunset Park & Greenwood Heights »

October 15, 2014

City Yet to Schedule Opening Date for Bush Terminal Piers Park

The Economic Development Corporation is awaiting approval from the state agencies to open the park.

Sunset Park & Greenwood Heights »

October 14, 2014

'Preservation Party' to Benefit Housing Causes in Sunset Park

The event on Oct. 18 will support efforts to save affordable and historic housing in the neighborhood.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

October 13, 2014

$3,000 Stolen from 75-Year-Old Man's Carroll Gardens Home, Police Say

The victim stated that the cash went missing from his wallet between Sept. 28 and Oct. 12, police said.