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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January 27, 2015

Sip Wine and Paint a Masterpiece at This New Smith Street Studio

"Painting with a Twist" is opening its first New York City location in Brooklyn.

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January 27, 2015

Working From Home? Here Are Some Laptop-Friendly Cafes Open in Brooklyn

The city was largely spared by the blizzard, but transit had not returned to normal Tuesday morning.

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January 26, 2015

Community Urges Red Hook to Prepare for Blizzard

The waterfront neighborhood is bracing for the "historic" blizzard that's set to hit the city. 

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January 26, 2015

Principal of New School Sets the Bar High

Rosalind Thompson is leading Basis Independent Brooklyn, a new private school currently in Flatbush.

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January 23, 2015

Storefront Windows in Proposed Retail Center Must be Smaller, Board Says

CB6's landmarks committee conditionally approved the proposed retail center at 178 Court St.

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January 22, 2015

Boerum Hill Kids Center Moves to Larger Waterfront Space

Beam Center will host its workshops and after-school programs at 60 Sackett St. beginning next month.

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January 21, 2015

Thieves Swipe $500 Prada Wallet from Stroller-Pushing Woman, Police Say

The designer wallet was swiped from inside the woman's purse hanging off the stroller, police said.

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January 21, 2015

Bar Serving Only Natural Wines to Open in Cobble Hill

June, a new wine bar, will take over the former Van Horn space at 231 Court St. this week.