Tips for Year End Tax Planning.

Right now we all have shopping lists and recipes on our mind during this holiday season. After the chaos had died down, however, and everyone has their resolutions in order the next thing on many “to do” lists is getting their taxes in order. 2018 is the first year the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, […]

Donate to These Local Organizations Today!

On this Giving Tuesday we are thinking of our local Brooklyn organizations, who have been working as partners with us and contributing to our community. We’ve been  sponsoring events for PortSideNY for several years now and cherish our relationship. We hope to continue our alliance for years to come. And we’re thrilled about our very recent partnership […]

Amazon’s New Headquarters by Shyda Hoque

After a 14 month competition by cities across North America, Amazon decided to split its HQ2 with Long Island City, Queens and Crystal City, Virginia. According to their blog post  Amazon will invest 2.5 billion each to both locations and will create 50,000 new jobs. The new campus in Queens will be  in a energy-efficient space and will span […]

Thanksgiving Charities and Donations in Brooklyn.

As Thanksgiving approaches we know we have a lot to be thankful for. Friends, family, and a roof over our heads. It’s important for us to realize this and the best way to show our gratitude is by putting ourselves out there for a good cause and helping others who may be struggling right now. […]

Vacant Lots Transformed by Francesca Girardi

Happy Fall All! If you caught my last newsletter we discussed vacant storefronts and Ridgewood’s efforts to tackle this widespread issue by connecting store owners and individuals to fill vacant storefronts through short term leases. Another approach has been displayed by these magicians seeming to work through the night. Turning the rundown and neglected into […]

Several ways to get to the polls tomorrow!

Last week we shared on our social media that you can ride a Citi Bike for free on election day, which is tomorrow! Since then we have learned about other companies offering discounted transportation to get everyone out to their polling stations! Lyft will be half off tomorrow. You can read about their partnership with […]

Voting Day is Tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the big day and we are ready! These are the most important and most talked about midterm elections of our time. We’ve heard about people having parties and gatherings the same way one would for the presidential election. Brooklyn Bazaar is holding a viewing party tomorrow night with drink specials, as are many other […]

RHI Project: Red Hook Farms

Many who are unfamiliar with Red Hook may be amazed to learn that we have our very own farm. Yup, we grow organic vegetable is the Hook! We are pleased to announce that local organization, Red Hook Initiative is expanding and taking on Red Hook Farms as their project. Read below for more info! And […]

Changes Coming for Frankies457 on Court Street.

We came across this New York Times article last week and wanted to share the info with anyone who hasn’t heard the big news yet. The owners behind Frankies457 Sputino and Prime Meats on Court Street in Carroll Gardens, both named Frank, have some major plans for these spaces. Prime Meats will shut it’s doors […]

Yesterday at the Polls by Victoria Hagman.

Seeing so many people at the polls for primary election day was inspiring and filled me with hope. When it comes to politics, the last couple of years have been emotional and tumultuous for many New Yorkers but we have been doing what we do best, banding together and taking action! Change can happen at […]