Books Are Magic Coming Events.

We were thrilled to welcome “Books are Magic” into the Cobble Hill community.  After the closing of a couple of neighborhood book stores, they were a sight for sore eyes.  We’ve visited the shop and have been keeping up with their events schedule.  We wanted to share their coming events with you here. Readings, signings, […]

Summer Fun with Kids in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn schools are almost out for the summer.  This is the last full week and next Wednesday, June 28th, will be the final day for students.  Summer begins! If you are looking for a fun activity or camp for your little one here are a few ideas: Camps: Though many may be full already, here […]

Health Fair at Red Hook Library Saturday.

Library programs are so important for a community and it’s wonderful that the Red Hook library hosts informative sessions like this health and wellness fair. We think of the library as a place to bring our kids for storytelling events and checking out books or studying but they do so much for adults in the […]

It’s Time for the Smith Street Fair! by Sandra Manley

Looking for some Summertime fun? The Smith Street Fair has been scheduled for Sunday, June 25th from 12pm to 6pm, rain or shine. The fair will feature plenty of food, live music, and arts and crafts, along Smith Street from Union to Bergen. The Smith Street Fair has been an annual event for 23 years and […]

Community Lunch at Pioneer Works this Week.

Whenever we here about a creative event that brings the community together like this one it reminds us how much we love Red Hook.  Community Lunch in the garden (pictured above) at Pioneer Works will begin this Thursday, June 15th and run the entirety of the summer months every other week on Thursdays from 12:30-2pm. No […]

CSA Sign-Up Time!

Summer is approaching which means it’s time to sign-up with your neighborhood CSA for the season and start picking up your share of fruits and/or veggies very soon.  The Red Hook CSA registration is now open and pick up will begin on June 14th. The general information for that is below.  You can click here […]

Red Hook Walks and “Makers of Red Hook” Calendar.

The 3rd Annual Red Hook Walks, a Street Fair sponsored by SBIDC, is just around the corner! On Friday June 9th, from 6pm to 10pm, Van Brunt Street from Visitation Place to Dikeman Street will close down for the event. Meet local business owners and neighbors, enjoy live music and participate in activities for all ages! […]

NYC Ferry in Red Hook + Free Breakfast at PortSide!

Big news for Red Hook this week!!! June 1st will mark the first day the Red Hook ferry will begin running. The very first boat will launch at 6:52 AM.  To celebrate this event, PortSide New York will be serving up a free continental breakfast on the historic ship Mary H. Whalen right next to […]

Race Cars are Coming to Red Hook! by Sandra Manley

On July 15th and 16th, the International ePrix Formula E Car Championship will come to Red Hook. It is the first motor sports event to be held in New York City. The FIA-sanctioned ePrix is the world’s first fully electric, single-seater racing series. The series was conceived in 2012, and the inaugural championship was held in […]

Red Hook’s Waterfront Barge’s Shows

The Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge in Red Hook Brooklyn opened it’s spring season on May 7th with a children’s theater production of Amelia & Her Paper Tigers.  If you have children (or don’t) and regret that you missed this fun kids activity in the neighborhood you need not worry.  On June 4th you can […]