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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April 24, 2014

Cobble Hill Association Seeks Nominations for New Executive Board

The local group is looking for people to fill leadership roles for the next two years.

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April 24, 2014

'Confessional' Blog Lets Parents Vent Frustrations Anonymously

"I wonder what life would be like if we'd just adopted a dog," one parent wrote.

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April 22, 2014

Jewelry and Cash Stolen from Columbia Street Waterfront Home, Police Say

About $1,400 in cash and jewelry were stolen from a Warren Street home last week, police said.

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April 21, 2014

Transfer School Graduate Seeks to Dispel 'Misconceptions' About Alma Mater

Stephanie Gaweda, 19, will begin shooting her documentary "Dream Factories" this summer.

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April 21, 2014

Soaring Lime Costs Squeeze Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pies

The Red Hook pie shop had to increase the price of its desserts by 9 percent, owners said.

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April 18, 2014

Ballet Barre Workouts Help You Dance Your Way to Fitness in Brooklyn

Five new fitness studios have set their sights on south Brooklyn since last summer.

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April 17, 2014

Stylist Teases '80s Hairdos at Red Hook's Grown-Up Prom

The fundraiser for a local dance studio and school will have a hairstylist on hand.

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April 16, 2014

All-Night Hackathon Connects Skilled Developers and Tech Fans in Red Hook

Hack Red Hook will be held at Pioneer Works from April 18 to April 19 in Red Hook.