New Ice Cream Shop in Downtown Brooklyn.

The very inviting neon ice cream sign for Jones Humdinger Ice Cream at 119 Court Street caught our eye immediately as we passed. Through the large  windows spanning the whole corner storefront, as you can see in the photo above, we could clearly see the cute aqua-colored tables and counter and decided to stop in […]

Spotlight on Monsoon Sweets.

A friend of ours, Roopa Kalyanaraman Marcello, just launched her new company called Monsoon Sweets.  She was kind enough to talk to us about it and share some photos, which are in the gallery at the bottom! RC: What inspired you to launch Monsoon Sweets? Roopa: At the young age of eight, dissatisfied with cakes […]

New Organic Burger Cart on Court and Schermerhorn.

There was a small crowd formed at the corner of Court Street and Schermerhorn last week and we walked to the cross section to find out what the gathering was all about.  It was a line for a new food cart called JJ’s Holy Cow.  They serve up delicious-looking organic burgers and just opened the day […]

Red Hook Histories : East River Ferry, then and now by Maryam Daghmoumi

Hopefully, many of you have already had a chance to take the new South Brooklyn Ferry route that launched on June 1st. If you haven’t yet had the chance, then you are missing out on literally the best way to get in and out of the Red Hook / Columbia Waterfront District area.  For those that […]

New Years Eve in Brooklyn.

  Many of you already have plans tonight, whether it be out chasing a good time or chilling at home.  If you haven’t figured it out yet, here are a few suggestions if you’d like to stay local. Have fun and be safe! Prospect Park Fireworks- For those who want to have a Times Square […]

A Play Performed Entirely in a Bathtub is Coming to Red Hook Soon.

  We learned about this play called “Broken Bone Bathtub”, a one-woman show created and performed by Brooklyn actress Siobhan O’Loughlin, in a Brooklyn Paper piece a few days ago and wanted to share the news that it will be coming soon to a bathroom in Red Hook, as well as a few other Brooklyn […]

New Boutique on Henry Street.

Tumbleweed General Store and Gallery is a sweet little shop tucked away between Key and Cup Cafe and Henry Public in Cobble Hill.  The address is 331 Henry Street.  They have a little bit of everything really.  Clothing for men, women and children.  Accessories, jewelry, gift items and more.  Its hasn’t been around for very […]

RC’s Coat Drive Reminder and Time Change.

Hi all!  We wanted to give you a quick reminder that our coat drive is still going an and will be until January 15th. The times on the flyer are mostly accurate with the exception of the 8:30pm end time at our Clinton Hill location on Tuesdays.  Collection will actually end at 8pm instead.  So […]

Holiday Windows at Edelweiss are Gorgeous!

Merry Christmas everyone!  One of our favorite things about the holidays is looking at window displays.  There are the big ones in Manhattan that are beautiful, of course, but there are also some hidden gems around our hood.  We leave you with some pics of our favorite, Edelweiss Floral Atelier on Court Street in Cobble […]

Spotlight on Open Source Soup Kitchen.

We are so grateful for our friends and family and this is the season we feel it the most.  We also feel this way about our community and hear things every day that make us proud to live in Brooklyn.  Though the month long event at Open Source Gallery is almost over we wanted to […]