A Local Gallery’s Call to Action by Maryam Daghmoumi

There have been some very interesting things happening near the corner of Wolcott and Richards St, here in Red Hook.  Last weekend, Kustera,  a local gallery and brain child of Anna Kustera and Jack Tilton, who have collaborated to launch the careers of many prominent artists, and have opened galleries in Soho, Chelsea and now […]

Neighboring Walls Art Exhibit.

We love our Brooklyn art communities. Art is a major factor when we talk about the vitality and energy within our infamous borough.  The idea of opening up artists studios and the community being invited to view their work is not a new one.  Open Studios has been around for a while in several different […]

General Nationwide Strike on February 17th.

As many of you may have already heard, most likely from your Facebook feeds, Anti-Trump resistance organizers are calling for a general strike the Friday before Presidents day, February 17th.  What exactly does this mean? Citizens are urged to stay home from work and school and not spend any money.  It’s meant to exclaim our […]

Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Forum Tonight.

We just got word from Carlos Menchaca’s office that there will be a forum tonight to address the needs of transgender and gender non-conforming members of our community.  The meeting will begin at 6pm at the YWCA of Brooklyn (30 3rd Ave) and will run until 9pm.   The purpose is to strategize with fellow community leaders, elected […]

New Martial Arts Space Opens on Court Street.

Has anyone been feeling an intense anger lately that makes you just want to kick something? We’re guessing the response from most of you was “YES!”. Good news for all of us that need somewhere to channel our rage as well as get rid of some anxiety.  A new martial arts space has opened at […]

GET A SPINE, Chuck Protest Tomorrow.

New Yorkers right now are feeling so many things!  Depressed, helpless, agitated, stressed, angry to name a few.  We can take all of these emotions and be pro-active with them.  We heard about a protest in Brooklyn tomorrow that some of you may be interested in.  Senator Schumer has disappointed many Brooklyn residents with his […]

100 Days of Impact Offers Free Workshops.

If you are like many Americans that went to the Women’s March on Saturday and are thinking “What can I do now?”, these workshops are for you.  So many of us want to stay active and don’t want the momentum to end.  100 Days of Impact offers free workshops every weekday.  The kick off party […]

The 1984 Book Club at Central Library.

This is a very appropriate and interesting book discussion going on every month at Central Library. George Orwell’s 1984 is a dystopian novel set in a “world of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, and public manipulation, dictated by a political system…under the control of a privileged elite”. So far the event has been quite popular.  Though, […]

Black Jacks: African American Sailors in the 19th Century

  Here’s a fascinating and informative lecture coming up the first weekend of February that we wanted to share with you all. There are two opportunities to attend this free talk, Friday February 3rd at Borough Hall and Saturday February 4th at The Noble Maritime Collection.  More about this below. The critical historic role played […]

Carroll Gardens Library Events and News.

Our local libraries are always a nice warm haven in the winter months, especially for parents and caregivers.  The Carroll Gardens Library, on Union and Clinton, always has wonderful programs for all ages.  Some include yoga, crafts and story times for the little ones and memoir workshops or knitting groups for adults.  They even have […]