Brooklyn Businesses Saving Cash by Sharing Spaces.

When Nectar Juice Bar lost it’s lease at the small space they had on Court Street they moved over to Strong Place, a restaurant further down on Court, and were planning on temporarily sharing that space until they found one of their own. Months and months passed and the space now has “Nectar” etched onto […]

Sandy Recovery Pre Apprenticeship Information Sessions.

This is a wonderful opportunity for both those looking to begin or change careers and for those still dealing with the effects of Hurricane Sandy to receive more aid.  This is an information session about free training for high quality jobs, such as carpentry.  All the info is on the flyer.  Please pass this around […]

Westville coming to DUMBO.

Westville, a restaurant that focuses on fresh ingredients and has many many veggie options on their menus, is coming to Brooklyn! This place is delicious and very well received. Right now they have a few locations in Manhattan and a spot in Dumbo that will be opening soon. We passed by the sign on Washington […]

Westville coming to DUMBO.

Westville, a restaurant that focuses on fresh ingredients and has many many veggie options on their menus, is coming to Brooklyn! This place is delicious and very well received. Right now they have a few locations in Manhattan and a spot in Dumbo that will be opening soon. We passed by the sign on Washington […]

Total Cobble Hill Immersion is Saturday.

We love these bar/restaurant/shop crawls!  It’s a great way to explore a neighborhood you are unfamiliar with but also a great way to discover hidden gems in your own hood! Cobble Hill is full of great bars and yummy food and for a 25 ticket you get so much! See below for more on that. […]

Keep Red Hook Affordable Events.

Check out these workshops in and around Red Hook that focus on affordable housing and tenant’s rights.  The next one is tonight at Carroll Gardens Association (201 Columbia Street) from 6pm-8pm.  This workshop is entitled “Housing Crisis: Finding Affordable Housing”.  There are a few others in late May and June, including a film screening at […]

New Moroccan Home Store on Atlantic by Jane Herro.

  The stretch of Atlantic Avenue between Atlantic Terminal and the Brooklyn waterfront is home to countless great shops, restaurants and cafes. Atlas Showroom just joined the crew this month, opening it’s doors on May 12th at 141 Atlantic Ave. The new shop features traditional furnishings, such as the chair (above), divider, and mirror (below), from owner […]

Brooklyn PTA 5K

There was a huge turn out this year for the PTA 5K around Prospect Park, as you can see.  The family fun walk/run/bike/scoot was a fundraiser to raise money for Brooklyn schools.  Carlos Menchaca was there, representing District 38, as were council members  Brad Lander, Laurie Cumbo, and Stephen Levin (in the photo above).  There were […]

A Touch of Brooklyn in West Texas by Arthur Mallett

Recently, some friends and I took a trip to Marfa, TX.  Located in the southwestern part of the state, near the Mexican border, Marfa is hours from any major city, surrounded by miles of desert with jutting plateaus. It is a vast lunar landscape where a strange phenomenon of a phantom glow has been called […]

FAB Alliance Announces it’s Spring/Summer Events Schedule.

  We wanted to pass this info along to everyone.  FAB, Fulton Area Businesses, Alliances has announced their outdoor events schedule for the warmer months ahead.  We love outdoor events!  These include kids events, live music, festivals and FAB Flicks (outdoor movies in Putnam Triangle). Click their link below to see the full schedule.   […]