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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.

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June 29, 2015

Broke and in Love? Try a Cheap Summer Date in Red Hook

DNAinfo has five local ideas to keep your heart and wallet happy.  

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June 28, 2015

Thief Swipes $1,500 in Apple Products from Unlocked Car, Police Say

The car had been parked overnight on Columbia Street in Red Hook, according to police. 

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June 28, 2015

16 Things To Do This Week in New York City's Neighborhoods

Get in the mood for the Fourth of July weekend with these outdoor events.

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June 25, 2015

12 Things to Do in Your Brooklyn Neighborhood This Weekend

A Swedish circus and the annual Pride Ball are among the events in Brooklyn this weekend.

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June 25, 2015

Artist Uses Shipping Containers to Build Studio in Red Hook

Vedat Ulgen uses the reclaimed containers as a work studio for his company, "ThisLexik."

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June 23, 2015

Fort Greene Nursing Home to Open New 200-Bed Facility in Red Hook

Oxford Nursing Home is planning to move its operation to a new Red Hook space.

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June 22, 2015

Man Wanted in Connection to Boerum Hill Shooting, Police Say

Authorities are searching for Sherif Ewis, 24, in connection to a June 10 shooting. 

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June 22, 2015

Community Mourns Loss of Caretaker Behind 'Christopher's Garden'

Christopher Adlington, who tended to the garden for decades, died last weekend, friends said.