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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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September 25, 2016

Discuss the afterlife, register to vote with rapper Common, or try on a JacCAT this week.

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September 23, 2016

Whether your budget is $359,000 or $11.7 million, there's a listing to see this weekend.

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September 23, 2016

A new real estate report says Williamsburg remains home to the borough's most pricey retail rents.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

September 23, 2016

The Smith Street bar will pour its last drink Oct. 21, the owner said. 

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

September 22, 2016

Though details are scant, the Mayor's Office presented potential scenarios to Community Board 6.

Park Slope, Windsor Terrace & Gowanus »

September 22, 2016

Feast on bacon, check out a combination yoga class-and-black history art show, and listen to folk music.

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & Red Hook »

September 22, 2016

The Formula E racing series will speed into Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in July 2017.

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September 21, 2016

A group of teens threatened the boy before fleeing with his cellphone, police said.