Volunteer for District 39!

In the wake of election day, where in some Brooklyn areas turnout exceeded expectations, many of you may be feeling energized and ready to get involved in local politics.  Attending your community board meetings is definitely a good place to start and we encourage all who can to do that.  Here is another way to […]

Puerto Rico Hurricane Disaster Relief Efforts in Brooklyn.

The kindness that follows a tragedy is always what keeps us sane and optimistic.  We are seeing that kindness throughout our communities here in Brooklyn in regards to Puerto Rico’s heartbreaking situation.  New Yorkers are coming together to raise money and donate to our fellow humans 1,600 miles south of us.  @Planta Baja Studio in Clinton […]

A New Commuter App Servicing Brooklyn.

Getting from North Brooklyn to South Brooklyn is sometimes more difficult than getting into the city.  Over the years, with the help of starts ups such as Car 2 Go or Uber, more options have been given to commuters.  Those options have been generally more expensive though.  It would be a wonderful innovation to find […]

NYC School Overcrowding and How Parents Can Help.

New York City has changed so much over the years.  Crime rates have plummeted and luxury developments have been popping up like wildfire as the population continues to grow.  The amount of families that are deciding to stay in the city rather than moving out to the suburbs of New Jersey, Westchester or Long Island […]

Corporate Giant’s Possible Move to Sunset Park.

You may have heard that the waterfront of Sunset Park is one of the possible locations that bohemoth company, Amazon, may be opening their second headquarters.  Over the last several years we have seen Sunset Park grow.  With the addition of Industry City as well as new luxury residential developments, Sunset Park has been on our […]

What’s with the Dog Houses on Brooklyn Sidewalks?

We passed by this strange looking dog house in Gowanus the other day and did a double take.  What is this strange electronic doggie shelter? It’s called dog parker and basically dog owners pay to use the little houses for when they are running errands around the area. It’s a sanitized and temperature controlled space […]

Red Hook ePrix Volunteers Needed.

RC’s Sandra Manley blogged a little while ago about the very exciting Formula E car races coming to Red Hook on July 15th and 16th. This is the very first motor sports event  to be held in New York City!  If you’d like to be apart of this historic day, here is your chance! Apparently […]

New Pediatric Dentist on Court Street.

The space at 396 has undergone a major transformation recently and it’s a hard one to miss with the bright orange sign indicating that a new pediatric dentist has moved in.  The space had been a long-time card and gift shop as well as a sneaker and clothing boutique called Brooklynite.  With the large amount […]

NYC Ferry News by Shyda Hoque.

The NYC Ferry launches their South Brooklyn route tomorrow With the price of a subway fare, $2.75, you will be able to ride from Bay Ridge to Wall Street in about 49 mins. There are free transfers to other NYC ferries on other routes but you will not be able to receive a free transfer […]

The New Park Slope Library Story Garden is Open!

Over the winter we saw renovations in the early stages on the corner of 9th Street and 6th Ave right next to the Park Slope Library.  Signs announced that we’d be getting a new garden in the spring time.  The time has arrived and what a quaint and sweet little garden we now have!  It […]