New Sweetgreen on Court and Atlantic.

There are dozens of these healthful casual eat-in or take-out restaurants around Manhattan but they just started expanding in Brooklyn. The newest addition is at 127 Court Street near Atlantic Avenue. The menu is self-described as “simple, seasonal, healthy salads and grain bowls made in-house from scratch, using whole produce delivered that morning”. It’s a […]

Photos from the “Are You Coffee Fit?” Workshop

On September 22nd we attended Are You Coffee Fit?, an interactive workshop exploring the health benefits of coffee. We know these photos are a little delayed but better late than never! The event was in Boerum Hill at Abbotsford Rd and was co-hosted by Triomph Fitness. You can read our blog leading up to the event here! It was […]

Are You Coffee Fit? Workshop Saturday in Boerum Hill

Our good friend Jack Gordon of Triomph Fitness let us know about this event Triomph is co-hosting on Saturday September 22nd and we want to pass along the info. You can check out the event page on facebook here and read more about what to expect below. It sounds both fun and informative! Event begins at […]

Mark Your Calendars for Atlantic Antic.

Another fall festival to look forward to is the huge street fair stretching several blocks down Atlantic Avenue. The Atlantic Antic always sneaks up one us but it’s one we don’t want to miss because it always proves to be a great time with tons of food, activities and live music. This year will be […]

Neda Boutique Closing on Court!

The cute little clothing boutique at 302 Court Street, Neda, is closing it’s doors after 11 years in the Cobble Hill community. It’s very sad to hear but our mood was raised to learn that their store in Park Slope will remain open. The last day will be June 3oth on Court and in the […]

Shakespeare in Carroll Park.

We’ve been dreaming of summer events for a while now. Celebrate Brooklyn, free outdoor films, beach visits! It’s strange to think summer is only a couple of weeks away when yesterday and the day before felt like sweater weather. Yet, we continue to feel optimistic and set our sights to the coming weeks hoping for […]

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 […]

Face Values Opening and Job Fair in Brooklyn.

Atlantic Avenue has become a block of mega stores recently.  Michael’s, the chain arts and crafts store, opened a couple of years ago followed by Marshall’s and now Face Values, a sister company to Bed, Bath and Beyond. It’s a giant health, beauty and cosmetics store. The space is vast and looks just about finished.  We […]

Spotlight on Grand Army Bar.

Grand Army Bar is a relatively new addition to Boerum Hill, located at 336 State Street. We tried it the other day and have only amazing things to report back. After sitting down we checked out their extensive award-winning cocktail list and settled on a “Super Cool Party People”, which consists of  pineapple rum, navy-strength […]

Books Are Magic is Coming by Shyda Hoque

Smith Street has been a bit of a ghost town lately if you walk past Bergen.  Many retail spaces sit empty and it has been painful for locals who used to see commercial spaces thrive on this famed street. There are only so many banks, big retail shops and chain drug stores one can stroll […]