Gut Rehab Exhibit at RC Red Hook Until July 10th.

You may have noticed us posting pictures of the opening reception of Gut Rehab on our various social networks.  The project, which enlists contributions from artists, designers, writers, musicians, curators, organizers and activists, opened June 12th at our space on Van Brunt Street and we wanted to spread the word that it will run until […]

A Brooklyn Swap is Set for July.

A summer swap has been scheduled for a Brooklyn Swappers meet-up.  For those of you who don’t know, this is a meet up between people who have home made food items to swap, such as granola or jam.  There is a limited number of tickets to get in but they are free.  This summer event […]

Concerts in Coffey Park by Maryam Daghmoumi.

  Big news for Red Hook this summer, Coffey Park will be (and has already been) hosting Summer Stage concerts, and they are all FREE! This park is the center of Red Hook and, especially after some recent renovations, a great place for an outdoor show. As Summer Stage always likes to showcase a variety […]

Concerts in Coffey Park by Maryam Daghmoumi.

  Big news for Red Hook this summer, Coffey Park will be (and has already been) hosting Summer Stage concerts, and they are all FREE! This park is the center of Red Hook and, especially after some recent renovations, a great place for an outdoor show. As Summer Stage always likes to showcase a variety […]

Our Summer Activity Picks!

Summer has begun! And we certainly felt it this weekend.  Here is a list of our favorite things to do around Brooklyn during these hot months.   1.  The beach of course! Fort Tilden, though we know it’s in Queens yet it’s so close and feels like it’s in Brooklyn. is our favorite.  Jacob Riis, […]

It?s Budget Time! By Saira Toppin

Finally, New York City’s fiscal year budget has been submitted on time, early in fact, and with cost savings! Shout out to 2017.  The last time that the budget was on time was in 2001. We are slowly making strides. Here are a few highlights of the new budget: -If you have youth looking for […]

Italian Cocktail Bar Opens on Court Street.

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Best Selling Book, Insider Brooklyn is Available Now!

Insider Brooklyn: A Curated Guide to New York City’s Most Stylish Borough was just released in early June and it’s already become a best seller! And even more exciting news is that one of our favorite all time shops and neighbors on Columbia Street, Brooklyn Collective, is featured in it! You can read the description […]

Talented Teens Committed To Their Community by Darlene Miller

Charlene Spence Many teens today are in search of their true calling, to really know their purpose in life and to do their part for society.  Well its seems the Fields brothers, of Bedford-Stuyvesant, have done just that.  A publication with purpose.  Rusty and River Fields just launched a neighborhood newspaper “The Bainbridge Times” which […]

Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen Fully Opening this Week.

The Columbia Waterfront has been eagerly awaiting the opening of this southern restaurant, brought to us by celebrity chef Carla Hall who co-hosts ABC”s The Chew.  Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen had a soft opening a couple of weeks ago but the official opening with the full menu will be June 17th, this Friday!  Columbia Street […]