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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September 16, 2014

Brooklyn Heights Library Development Plan Includes 114 Affordable Units

The Hudson Companies would redevelop the 280 Cadman Plaza West property with condos and a new library.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

September 16, 2014

Vice Media Party Disturbs Quiet Waterfront Neighborhood, Residents Say

Vice Media hosted a party for Absolut Vodka that upset locals with loud music and bright lights.

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September 15, 2014

Boerum Hill's Church of the Redeemer Sells for $20 Million

The Fourth Avenue church was sold to a real estate firm earlier this month, officials said.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

September 11, 2014

Learn How to Prepare for Another Hurricane Sandy in Red Hook this Saturday

The first "Ready Red Hook Day" will help residents teach  what to do and where to go during a disaster.

Sunset Park & Greenwood Heights »

September 10, 2014

Industry City Seeks $1.6M From State to Boost Safety on Dangerous Third Ave

The massive office complex is teaming up with the city DOT in hopes of making long-awaited improvements.

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September 10, 2014

Anne Hathaway Film Set Robbed of $15K in Apple Gadgets, Police Say

"The Intern," starring Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro, was filming in Cobble Hill when it was robbed.

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September 10, 2014

Vice Media to Throw Party at Pier 9A Friday but Still Awaiting Permission

Vice Media plans to produce "Nights by Absolut" at the Red Hook Container Terminal on Sept. 12.

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September 10, 2014

Assemblyman Felix Ortiz Fends Off Challenger to Win Democratic Primary

The longtime lawmaker beat challenger Ceasar Zuniga in the 51st District Assembly primary.