Photos of the New Ample Hills Factory.

We wrote a blog about the Ample Hills factory and museum that very recently opened in Red Hook Brooklyn and promised you all pictures of our own when we got down there to visit. Well, here they are as promised! Our favorite part was the different scented oils they had. A nice interactive experience all […]

Cryotherapy and Wellness Center Coming to Cobble Hill.

When we passed this sign we peeked inside, took a couple photos, then went home and looked up exactly what Cryotherapy means. According to Wikipedia it’s “sometimes known as cold therapy, is the local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. Cryotherapy is used to treat a variety of benign and malignant tissue […]

Ample Hills Ice Cream Factory & Museum in Red Hook Now Open.

Since opening it’s door in Prospect Heights 7 years ago, Ample Hills has expanded tremendously. They even have a shop in Downtown Disney. Last Thursday they opened their biggest space yet. A factory, to supply all of the ice cream and allow them to continue to grow rapidly, which is also a museum! Eater in […]

Pier 3 is Officially Open in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Over the last eight years, since Brooklyn Bridge Park opened Piers 1 and 6, we have been waiting for this expansive space to be fully recognized. As of July 10th we are a little bit closer, 90% completed! Pier 3, shown above in it’s “before” form, is now open and ready for the public to […]

Arrested Protesters Demand Speed Cameras Stay Put.

We were so impressed with Brad Lander when we heard this story about the protesters in Bay Ridge. Demanding that the speed cameras throughout NYC school zones be kept on, they stood in the road locking hands and blocking traffic. Only a few months ago two children were killed on 5th avenue and 9th street, […]

Good News for Kensington Stables.

A couple of years ago we learned that Kensington Stables had declared bankruptcy and the building was on the market. Residents of this area near Prospect Park were upset to hear this news. Not only were these stables a historic part of the community but they added charm to this section of Brooklyn. It’s so […]

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 […]