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.

Midtown & Theater District »

December 21, 2014

Cardinal Dolan Calls for Calm Amid Tensions After Fatal Police Shooting

Cardinal Timothy Dolan urged "unity and calm" during Sunday Mass, which Mayor Bill de Blasio attended.

Park Slope, Windsor Terrace & Gowanus »

December 19, 2014

Take This Trivia Test and Find a Quiz Night in the 5 Boroughs

DNAinfo has rounded up popular trivia nights at local bars around the city.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

December 19, 2014

Vintage Menswear Shop Opens in Red Hook With Military and Classic Styles

Wooden Sleepers, at 416 Van Brunt St., sells military vintage and traditional American styles.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

December 18, 2014

Red Hook Lobster Pound to Apply for Full Liquor License

The popular seafood shack will appear before Community Board 6 next week.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

December 17, 2014

Japanese Group Purchases Red Hook Warehouse for $5M

Kobe Bussan eventually hopes to use the space for storage, his real estate broker said.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

December 17, 2014

City and State Commit $100M to Red Hook Flood Protection System

Officials called for a "Request for Proposals" to study and design the system.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

December 16, 2014

Red Hook Ferry Service Expands to Midtown

Officials announced the expansion of New York Water Taxi's "all-day" pass with stops in Red Hook.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

December 15, 2014

Game Room and Computer Workstations Slated for New Red Hook Senior Center

Officials presented designs for the new NYCHA center to Red Hook senior citizens last week.