Morbid Anatomy Pop-Up!

Ok, so this may be old news but we are just learning about it so we figured we would spread it around since many of you may be hearing this for the first time also. Morbid Anatomy, which started on Union Street in Gowanus and moved to a larger space nearby on 3rd Avenue only […]

Red Hook Fundraiser/Meet and Greet with Genesis Aquino!

Realty Collective hosted a meet and greet on Sunday with a woman named Genesis Aquino who is running for district leader in order to be an active voice that truly represents all residents of the 51st AD. She will work to establish transparency in our Brooklyn Democratic Party & to ensure that all residents have […]

Dates to Get Your Free Helmets in Brooklyn!

The Vision Zero program through the New York Department of Transportation has hosted these bike fitting and give away events in the past and we are so pleased to see this continuing. As we watch many a biker ride by us without helmets and think to ourselves how dangerous that is, the DOT is making […]

Vote Now for Your Neighborhood Improvements.

It’s participatory budgeting vote week right now and there are so many important plans on the ballot in your Brooklyn neighborhoods. We cherish having the ability to decide how money is spent in our areas by nominating and then voting for upgrades or repairs. If you haven’t chosen already uou have until April 15th to […]

Street Renaming Petition for Red Hook Brooklyn.

Over the weekend we received the Dry Dock Wine and Spirits Newsletter. They share in this publication information on their tastings, deals, and neighborhood events. This one particular section stood out when we read on Sunday and we wanted to share it with all of you. They are asking for folks to sign a petition […]

Sustainable Fish and Meat Pick-Ups in Red Hook.

Did you know you can get super fresh, sustainable fish in Red Hook? Realty Collective hosts the Mermaid’s Garden Fish Share every Saturday from 10 am -12 pm. The Fish Share connects consumers to fishermen and offers higher quality, value and transparency than traditional retail models. Participants commit to a four week cycle, during which they […]

‘Motherless Brooklyn’ Film Adaptation Shooting in Brooklyn Heights by Arthur Mallett

Brooklyn born writer Jonathan Lethem first achieved major acclaim with the 1999 neo-noir comedic thriller ‘Motherless Brooklyn’, the story of an orphan with Tourette syndrome trying to solve the murder of his boss at a small time detective agency. In the wake of the book’s success, actor and director Edward Norton acquired movie rights to the […]

A Big Win for Brooklyn Small Businesses!

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to “promote a healthy and robust business environment throughout Brooklyn”. And now they have some extra funds to do just that! We recently came across this article in the Brooklyn Eagle announcing that the Brooklyn Chamber has won a $750,000 grant to help out local small businesses. This is […]

Sahadi’s Will Expand to Industry City.

Sahadi’s market has not only been a neighborhood favorite in the Brooklyn Heights/Cobble Hill area for several decades (since 1948!), it was written up last year by Epicurious as being the “best grocery store in America“. Wow, that is amazing! Known for their baskets of delicious fresh and dried fruits, nuts, and spices (see photos […]

Dog Parker Leaves NYC Due to Regulations.

We blogged about this local start-up company when we started seeing their adorable little dog houses on our neighborhood sidewalks and now we are learning that Dog Parker is taking their boxes and leaving the city because of issues they have been having with local transit officials. Apparently the Dept. of Transportation has been threatening […]