Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar This Weekend!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! While today many of us will be gathering with loved ones, family and friends, the rest of this long weekend is traditionally spent browsing alongside strangers at shops and holiday markets, like the Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar in Gowanus.  Brooklyn Makers is hosting this 5th annual holiday market and we are definitely planning […]

Brooklyn Collective Holiday Gift Fair.

The delightful shop across from our Columbia Street office will be having a holiday gift fair on December 1st from 6pm-9pm so mark your calendar and save some spots on your holiday shopping list.  They’ll have clothing, jewelry, accessories, ceramics, art, kids items and more.  And of course complimentary drinks while you shop! We couldn’t […]

Red Hook Open Studios Recap by Jane Herro

I’m still smiling from this year’s Red Hook Open Studios! We had a full house from 1 – 6pm at the Red Hook RC office where we hosted local photographer Bryan Archbold and painter & lighting designer Eric Tu. With over twenty five studios opening up their doors for the day, the neighborhood was full of both Red Hookers and […]

Small Business Saturday Selfies with Elves

We have so much to think about with the holidays coming. Between cooking, shopping, and holiday parties we all have a lot of plans to consider.  Let’s not forget, though, that it’s the season of giving!  Many of us will be going out this Saturday to support our local boutiques and small businesses on “Small […]

Thanksgiving in Brooklyn Tips!

Wow! Thanksgiving is right around the corner!  Only one more week until we gather with friends and family and feast on comfort food while giving thanks for all we have and we definitely have a lot to be thankful for! We’ve put together a little guide for shopping for your dinner, whether you are cooking […]

Open House Tonight for 2 bedroom Co-op in Downtown Brooklyn.

RC’s Team Fallon, Jane Herro and Tina Fallon, will be holding an open house tonight from 6pm-7pm for this gorgeous 2 bedroom co-op at 96 Schermerhorn. Description is below as well as the photo gallery.  For more info click here. Lofty stunner with 11′ ceilings and a huge master bedroom is ready for you. Located […]

Fundraiser for Brooklyn Animal Action Tonight.

We always love to pass along information about local benefits and volunteering opportunities.  During this season of giving we’ll be posting about opportunities for folks reading to get out there and give back to the community. Tonight from 7pm-10pm in Park Slope Brooklyn people will be gathering, eating and drinking to raise money for this […]

Brooklyn Daytripper: Muscoot Farm

There are so many farms, gardens, and estates to visit in the Westchester and Hudson Valley area and Muscoot Farm is one of the loveliest.  It’s an expansive site with every kind of farm animal you could imagine, historic barns, and trails.  You can walk along the grounds and looks at their pigs, cows, chickens […]

Tug Talk: Mariners’ Names for Red Hook

By The Red Hook WaterStories team Tug captains use landmarks (points on land visible from the water) to tell other mariners and the Coast Guard VTS (Vessel Traffic Service – the harbor equivalent of air traffic controllers) where they are.  This is not always as straightforward as it sounds, but it is proof that maritime […]

RealTours: A Day in Ditmas Park

Ditmas Park is an adorable neighborhood with gorgeous Victorian houses, although some may call them mansions, and two strips of bars, shops and restaurants.  Courtelyou Road used to be the main drag for trendy bars and dining but lately some new and delicious spots have popped up on Church Avenue.  Years ago an RC agent, […]