Books Are Magic Coming Events.

We were thrilled to welcome “Books are Magic” into the Cobble Hill community.  After the closing of a couple of neighborhood book stores, they were a sight for sore eyes.  We’ve visited the shop and have been keeping up with their events schedule.  We wanted to share their coming events with you here. Readings, signings, […]

Summer Fun with Kids in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn schools are almost out for the summer.  This is the last full week and next Wednesday, June 28th, will be the final day for students.  Summer begins! If you are looking for a fun activity or camp for your little one here are a few ideas: Camps: Though many may be full already, here […]

Health Fair at Red Hook Library Saturday.

Library programs are so important for a community and it’s wonderful that the Red Hook library hosts informative sessions like this health and wellness fair. We think of the library as a place to bring our kids for storytelling events and checking out books or studying but they do so much for adults in the […]

It’s Time for the Smith Street Fair! by Sandra Manley

Looking for some Summertime fun? The Smith Street Fair has been scheduled for Sunday, June 25th from 12pm to 6pm, rain or shine. The fair will feature plenty of food, live music, and arts and crafts, along Smith Street from Union to Bergen. The Smith Street Fair has been an annual event for 23 years and […]

Celebrating 12 Years of Business!

We have just celebrated our 12 year anniversary and we’d like to thank our clients, landlords, and community members for making this a possibility! Though Realty Collective has evolved over these dozen years, our passion for Brooklyn and determination to offer quality service to all those searching for a place to call home in this […]

New Italian Restaurant Coming to Columbia Street.

The Columbia Street restaurant row is gaining yet another delicious-looking spot. Toby’s Public House just opened up in the spring and with a new season comes a new opening.  We can expect Popina, a neighborhood Italian restaurant, to open up this summer.  The awning is already up at the old Pok Pok spot at 127 […]

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 […]

Painted Swan on Court Street.

It’s quite a sign of the times in a neighborhood when a Chinese fast food restaurant is replaced with an upscale home goods boutique.  The whole corner of Court Street and 2nd Place, where the store Painted Swan now resides, has undergone a transformation.  Not just the exterior of the corner storefront has changed but the front of […]

Community Lunch at Pioneer Works this Week.

Whenever we here about a creative event that brings the community together like this one it reminds us how much we love Red Hook.  Community Lunch in the garden (pictured above) at Pioneer Works will begin this Thursday, June 15th and run the entirety of the summer months every other week on Thursdays from 12:30-2pm. No […]

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 […]