Mike Errico’s Album Release Party Tonight by Shyda Hoque

What are you doing tonight? How about heading over to the Lower East Side to see indie rock singer and songwriter Mike Errico? Our friend and client, Mike Errico, has just released his 8th studio album, Minor Fits!!  He has poured his heart and soul into this album and will be playing tonight! The show starts at 7pm at Rockwood […]

Prospect Park’s Goat Welcoming Celebration

Many visited or heard about the Prospect Park goats that were brought in from Upstate New York to clear out some vegetation.  After eating up bunches and bunches of grass they moved back upstate for the winter but will be back in May! The Prospect Park Alliance will be throwing a party to welcome them back […]

Green-Wood Cemetery Photo Contest.

Anyone with a talent and interest in photography out there has one week to capture a winning shot for the Green-Wood Cemetery 2017 summer calendar! The green space is beautiful and, taking a quiet walk around the historic cemetery, one is sure to be inspired to snap some lovely photos.  For anyone who hasn’t been […]

Sakura Matsuri at Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

The Cherry Blossom Festival, or Sakura Matsuri, is coming to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens on April 29th.  Some are concerned about the unusually warm weather affecting the timing of this event.  Will the trees bloom too early for the festival? We can always follow the progress of the cherry blossoms on this BBG map.  It shows […]

Meow Mixer Fundraiser Coming Soon.

Infinite Hope is an animal rescue that needs our help.  That’s why we’re sharing this information about their fundraising event, aptly named Meow Mixer.  This Party and silent auction will take place April 27th at 6:30pm.  Read more below and click here to buy tickets! Meow Mixer is a fun, social event to celebrate and […]

Events and Happenings this Weekend.

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend, getting up in the 70’s again on Sunday! Hurray! Spring is here and we are planning on taking full advantage and spending our days outside this weekend. Saturday is an important day for all of us resisting the current administration and all the craziness that comes with it. […]

5th Annual Red Hook Prom is Announced!

We are so excited for the Red Hook Prom, the yearly dance party to benefit the Cora Dance Organization!  The date is set for May 6th at 7pm and we are told the event will be extended until midnight this year. We wanted to share this with our Red Hook friends and neighbors so you […]

Brooklyn Book Clubs.

Book clubs are a wonderful way to meet your neighbors, inspire other aspects of your life and give you a kick in the pants to read more!  We’ve noticed many popping up here and there, such as the Brooklyn Public Library’s 1984 book discussion.  Also, next to our Columbia Street office, the bookstore Freebird has […]

Old Becomes New on Court Street

Marietta’s dress shop, which had been located at 392 Court Street in Carroll Gardens, had been a neighborhood staple.  It originally opened in the 1940’s! The original owner, Maria Chirico, passed away in the 1950’s and her sons took over from there.  Now both brothers have passed and the place closed it’s doors.  The residents […]

Red Hook Rake-O-Rama Volunteers Needed.

Now that the snow has melted and the weather is looking a little more spring-like (or at least headed in that direction) we wanted to share this volunteer opportunity with you.  Let’s beautify Red Hook together for the warmer months ahead!  This is the last Rake-O-Rama scheduled so far.  It’s on April 1st at 10am. […]