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 […]

Pool Plan at Squibb Park and Community Input Meeting

Just as we are exiting the season of hot summer days we learn that Brooklyn Bridge Park is planning ahead for future summers. They are considering putting a permanent public pool in Squibb Park in the Brooklyn Heights/Dumbo area. They also want community input on how to design the space and whether Squibb is the […]

Announcement: RC’s Victoria Hagman is Running for County Committee!

First let’s get definitions out of the way. What is County Committee? County Committee is a grassroots body within the local Democratic Party, that includes thousands of people representing their blocks.  We are part of the Rep Your Block campaign, a community-led effort which is fighting to increase grassroots participation and fight corruption within the […]

Free Furniture and Other Household Items In Red Hook Today.

We have furniture, decor, and household items that we’ll be giving away today in Red Hook. For more info email sachia@realtycollective.com or stop by our office at 351 Van Brunt between 11 am-5pm. **Note that some of the items may already be spoken for by the time you read this since it’s first come first […]

Build the Block Meeting at Red Hook Library Tomorrow.

We love our cozy seaside neighborhood of Red Hook  and take part in community meetings and events whenever we can. Sharing news about such gatherings is also important, which is why we’re posting about this 76th Precinct discussion. Read below for more info on what to expect. This is an invitation to come out Wednesday, August […]

Back to School Charity Drives.

New York City kids will be going back to school very soon and parents are scrambling to make sure their kids have all their supplies on the list they were given. Let’s stop for a moment and think about the children of this city whose parents can’t afford to purchase that long list of goods. […]

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 […]