Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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Lisa Doll Bruno
Following a career in advertising as a media buyer working for several New York ad agencies, Lisa Doll Bruno joined Newsday in 1988. She spent most of her time — about 16 years — working in the business editorial department as a researcher and writing about careers for the “Job Hunt” column.
She became involved in the Real Estate section in 2002 when she began writing the community profile, “Living In,” which has evolved into today’s “Buying In” column. This feature gave Lisa the opportunity to fall in love with Long Island all over again as she got to explore all its hamlets and villages as well as learn more about real estate. Lisa’s husband, Dan, knows a thing or two about real estate too as the couple have had the experience of buying and selling second homes.
Rapper and former radio DJ Kid Panic’s Brookhaven home -- a castle that’s been featured in television, magazine and music video shoots -- is on the market for $1.989 million.
Matt Demar, who rapped in the 1990s, says the home appeared on TV when he and his ex-fiancee Melissa Ballacchino, and four dogs were on Animal Planet’s “It’s Me or the Dog.” The couple filmed a pilot for a reality show,...Read more »