Bastille Day Celebration in Cobble Hill!

Today is Bastille Day and , though some celebrate this holiday throughout the entire week, the big Smith Street Festival Bastille celebration will take place on Sunday. You can expect delicious food from local restaurants and vendors since the neighborhood favorite French cafe Bartabac hosts this fest. We also look forward to the live music and […]

Happy July 4th Everyone!

We would like to wish you all a wonderful July 4th from all of us at Realty Collective!  It’s been a busy summer for us, as summers usually are in the real estate market, and it’s nice to take this weekend to unwind, relax and enjoy ourselves. We are very lucky to have had some […]

Ideas for This Weekend!

Many of you will be driving or flying away from the city today but, for those of us staying, there is so much to do!  Free shows, movies, the beach!  How can we squeeze it all in? We’ve got our favorites picked out: -Kick off the weekend with a free Afro-Caribbean Garth Fagan Dance performance […]

Live Jazz at Putnam Triangle Plaza by Arthur and Darlene.

Earlier this month, locals around Putnam Triangle Plaza were treated to a wonderful outdoor performance from Patsy Grant and her jazz band. It was a perfect mild early-summer evening, with many people casually ambling about. The band began with an instrumental set sans-Patty, and then she joined them for a set of jazz tunes, as […]

July Classes for Brooklyn Brainery.

We wanted to share the Brainery’s July schedule and remind you of all the wonderful  and unique courses they offer, such as a moisturizer and lip balm workshop being offered on July 2nd or a course on birding on July 6th.  One class on June 29th at their Prospect Heights location is entitled “The Long and Fascinating History […]

Our Weekend Picks!

Looking for something to do this weekend? There is so much and a lot of it is free!  Here are a few ideas: –Hit the beach! Tomorrow will start off with rain but the sun should be out by the afternoon and Sunday is looking nice also.  Head over to Jacob Riis Park or Rockaway Beach […]

Summer Fun with Kids in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn schools are almost out for the summer.  This is the last full week and next Wednesday, June 28th, will be the final day for students.  Summer begins! If you are looking for a fun activity or camp for your little one here are a few ideas: Camps: Though many may be full already, here […]

Health Fair at Red Hook Library Saturday.

Library programs are so important for a community and it’s wonderful that the Red Hook library hosts informative sessions like this health and wellness fair. We think of the library as a place to bring our kids for storytelling events and checking out books or studying but they do so much for adults in the […]

Red Hook ePrix Volunteers Needed.

RC’s Sandra Manley blogged a little while ago about the very exciting Formula E car races coming to Red Hook on July 15th and 16th. This is the very first motor sports event  to be held in New York City!  If you’d like to be apart of this historic day, here is your chance! Apparently […]

Community Lunch at Pioneer Works this Week.

Whenever we here about a creative event that brings the community together like this one it reminds us how much we love Red Hook.  Community Lunch in the garden (pictured above) at Pioneer Works will begin this Thursday, June 15th and run the entirety of the summer months every other week on Thursdays from 12:30-2pm. No […]