New Record Shop in Carroll Gardens.

Almost Ready Records, at 135 Huntington St, opened up at the beginning of the year and we’ve checked it out and give it two thumbs up! When we glanced at the new space we originally thought it was declaring that this record store was “almost ready” as in “coming soon”.  But we soon discovered our mistake. Like […]

Trump and Kushner’s Dirty Properties.

We’ve blogged in the past about Trump companies and properties around New York city.  These blogs were mainly to share the information for boycotting purposes as many have been doing in the #grabyourwallet movement.  We recently came across an article in NYCurbed that reports on Trump properties for a different reason.  We all know that the […]

A Trip to the Prospect Park Zoo.

Many wouldn’t think to go to the zoo in Prospect Park in the middle of February but we’d like to argue that it’s the best time to go!! We visited over the weekend and the animals were out and enjoying the cool temperatures. Over the weekend they were celebrating Lunar New Year and had an array […]

Leases signed on this very unique 2 bedroom!

For anyone looking for rich and one of a kind details this 2 bedroom/2 bathroom apartment in Carroll Gardens had plenty.  The landlords were offering the home furnished or unfurnished and the space had plenty of closets.  The stunning library/dining room (above) alone would be a selling point for many looking at this parlor and […]

Neighboring Walls Art Exhibit.

We love our Brooklyn art communities. Art is a major factor when we talk about the vitality and energy within our infamous borough.  The idea of opening up artists studios and the community being invited to view their work is not a new one.  Open Studios has been around for a while in several different […]

Year of the Renter by Jane Herro

A case of supply and demand is impacting the rental market across NYC at the moment; inventories and vacancies are higher than they’ve been in years and renters are benefiting because of it! If you’re thinking about moving, now may be the time as landlords are more willing to negotiate. Concessions for both new leases […]

The Many Stages of Tina Fallon’s Work

After two kids, and nearly 10 years of producing the celebrity-studded 24 Hour Plays for Off-Broadway and Broadway, Tina Fallon realized that motherhood and the theater life were not exactly complimentary roles. Working around the clock for two-week stretches, and unemployment between productions was now much harder with small children in the wings. What she […]

An agent of change (and real estate): Victoria Hagman of Realty Collective

There are certain things you expect to see in the windows of real estate offices. Donald Trump’s hair is not one of them. For the opening and closing of the group art exhibition, Gut Rehab, an installation of the Donald’s hair called the Trump Hut (which made an appearance at the Republican National Convention, along […]

Possible Marijuana Dispensary Coming to Brooklyn.

The space at 4614 fifth Avenue in Sunset Park has a pending lease for a company called Napenthea LLC.  This company plans to distribute medical marijuana to patients suffering from conditions such as HIV, ALS, MS, Parkinson’s, epilepsy, cancer, neuropathy, spinal cord injuries and Crohn’s disease.  That is if they are approved by the community […]

Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Forum Tonight.

We just got word from Carlos Menchaca’s office that there will be a forum tonight to address the needs of transgender and gender non-conforming members of our community.  The meeting will begin at 6pm at the YWCA of Brooklyn (30 3rd Ave) and will run until 9pm.   The purpose is to strategize with fellow community leaders, elected […]