Upcoming Events at BAM by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

BAM, or Brooklyn Academy of Music, is a venue dedicated to many genres of performing arts located in Downtown Brooklyn and is well known for its cutting edge and avant-garde performances. With its first performance dating back to 1861, The space has undoubtedly become a favorite Brooklyn institution for performing arts. BAM, which serves more than […]

Valentine’s Day in Brooklyn.

There are plenty of restaurants to go with your sweetheart tomorrow in Brooklyn! We suggest stopping into the luscious and indulgent Marie Antoinette-themed Boudoir Bar in Cobble Hill for a cocktail before venturing out. Here is a list of the top five romantic restaurants in Brooklyn via Ode à la Rose. Red Hook’s Good Fork […]

Valentine’s Day Shopping at Brooklyn Collective Tonight.

Here is a perfect opportunity to shop for your loved one for Valentine’s Day! Brooklyn Collective, on Columbia Street between Sackett and Union, has a variety of locally crafted jewelry, art, decor, clothing accessories and more! Tonight they are having a special shopping event with live music and complimentary cocktails! Show up between 6pm and […]

Red Hook Star Revue’s 1st Annual Pizza Party!

  The Red Hook Star Revue is a community newspaper reporting news on Red Hook and some surrounding South Brooklyn neighborhoods. They will be hosting their first annual pizza party on Monday, February 12th from 7pm-10pm at Sam’s (238 Court Street).  We wanted to share with all of our Red Hook neighbors so you can […]

BAMkids Film Festival This Weekend.

BAM is hosting a really delightful children’s event over the weekend. This film festival  “showcases curated selections from the top children’s festivals in North America and the renowned Jim Henson Foundation” but it’s much more than just film. Along with virtual reality experiences, interactive games, walk-about performers and live entertainment, they will offer a puppetry […]

Rezoning Workshop in Gowanus Tonight!

Tonight the Fifth Ave Committee will be holding a rezoning workshop entitled “Understanding Trade-Offs” from 6pm-8pm at 621 Degraw Street.  For Gowanus residents and folks all over Brooklyn, this is a significant and informative event.  It’s important to learn about the influences in our areas that impact our lives in such a huge way. This […]

Mardi Gras In & Around Brooklyn by Sandra Manley

Mardi Gras (french for “Fat Tuesday”) is a Carnival celebration that begins sometime after the Christmas season and culminates on the day before Ash Wednesday in a feast of rich, fatty foods. While many cities around the world hold Mardi Gras events, New Orleans is home to the most famous of these odes to decadence here in […]

Summer Camp Expo Tomorrow.

Over the last brutally cold month many of us have been thinking about summer.  Dreaming of visiting the beach and laying out in the sun.  Brooklyn families may be thinking about it for a different reason, however. Very soon it will be time to sign kids up for summer camp.  They fill up fast! Tomorrow […]

Wet Whistle Grand Opening in Red Hook by Maryam Daghmoumi

Let us give a warm welcome to a new Red Hook small business neighbor, Wet Whistle, the new wine store that took over our very much loved Botte di Vino a few weeks ago. Cory and his wife Megan have already opened their doors to the few of us, but they will be having a […]

Red Hook Peacemaking Program Fundraiser Tonight!

When thinking about our neighborhood we are so proud that we can boast so many wonderful organizations based in Red Hook that support the community. The Red Hook Community Justice Center is one of those and will be holding a fundraiser tonight at Rocky Sullivans (46 Beard Street) for the Peacemaking Program, which you can […]