Twisted Lily on Atlantic by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

I am a huge perfume lover myself so I am always on the look out for that perfect yet different scent. And especially with Spring right around the corner, it may be the time to get that bottle of special fragrance to welcome this season. Twisted Lilly is a boutique specializing in imported bespoke perfumes […]

Buying into Brooklyn Crash Course on Monday.

Realty Collective will be hosting another workshop for first-time home buyers on Monday at Brooklyn Brewery. Join RC’s owner, Victoria Hagman, and agents Jane Herro and Tina Fallon at Brooklyn Brewery on April 23rd as they share tips and answer questions alongside mortgage professionals, Mark Maimon and Gabi Feuer  and real estate attorney, Rashidah Siddiqui.  We know that purchasing in Brooklyn […]

Underwater ROV demonstration at PortSide tomorrow!

We’ve gotten some thrilling information from a friend at PortSide New York about a special event happening tomorrow at their site, 190 Pioneer! This demo will feature an underwater ROV, which stands for remotely operated vehicle. So basically an underwater drone. Very cool! This is a perfect after school experience since it begins at 4pm […]

Brooklyn Baby and Family Expo this Sunday in Gowanus

Do you have a young child or are you expecting? If the answer is yes then this event hosted by A Child Grows in Brooklyn might interest you. There will be many products and demos to view but also plenty of samples, such as the Whole Foods free snack bar! This expo highlights local small […]

Women-Owned Brooklyn Business #3: Rita by Shyda Hoque

Have you stopped by Rita in Red Hook? Mary Ellen Amato who was the former executive chef at Court Street Grocers decided to pursue the solo project at the former home/made spot at 293 Van Brunt. Rita is an inviting space with delicious Spanish influenced items including:  Torrijas (Spanish French Toast), La Mallorquina and a porridge […]

Parenting and Thoughts of a New Career.

We know several stay-at-home moms and dads who put their careers on hold to stay home with their little ones.  It’s the hardest job you’ll ever have but super rewarding. Also, daycare can be very expensive and sometimes it makes more financial sense for either the dad or mom to take some time off. As […]

Brooklyn Daytripper: Wave Hill

We took our own advice from last Monday’s blog and headed over to Wave Hill in the Bronx on Sunday and it was a gorgeous day to be outside! Flowering trees have sprouted buds and blossoms and, though most trees were still bare, there were plenty of flowers to stop and smell. This remains one […]

Save The Date for Red Hook Prom!

This annual fundraiser is one of our favorite events in Brooklyn and we go every year! If you’ve never been here is what to expect. Retro outfits, lots of dancing, snacks, drinks and hanging out with your Red Hook friends and neighbors! We’re sending out this message from Cora Dance for two reason. So you […]

Roundtable Discussion for First-Time Homebuyers with Jane and Shyda!

We love working with first-time home buyers and are looking forward to having an open discussion about making the transition from renter to homeowner. Our goal for this roundtable is to demystify the process and help to get you the most out of your purchase. We’ll examine what you’ll need to consider before you buy […]

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 […]