The Family Tugboat
New York magazine|July 20 - August 02, 2020
Lyndsay Caleo Karol and Fitzhugh Karol’s getaway boat, Lucy, sleeps eight and is moored at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
By Wendy Goodman

BLISTERS ALL OVER HER. She smelled like the end of the world,” recalls Lyndsay Caleo Karol of the tugboat languishing in dry dock in Stonington, Maine. “It was like perfect, perfect, perfect for us!” Not everyone would jump at this opportunity, but Caleo and her husband, Fitzhugh Karol, knew their way around projects that might intimidate others: They founded the Brooklyn Home Company in 2007 with a cadre of artisans and family members to build and renovate houses.

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