Save the Date for the SW Brooklyn Fall Fest!

Our little street fair will be on September 15th from 12pm-5pm this time around and we look forward to this gathering every year. Located right outside of our Columbia Street storefront and around the corner down Union Street, the Columbia Waterfront District’s residents and small businesses will be out and celebrating with live music, food, […]

Summer Streets by Shyda Hoque

Photo via NYC DOT Tomorrow is the last weekend of NYC Summer Streets.  The Department of Transportation program turns Park avenue to a car-free zone and there are plenty of activities for kids of all ages to participate in.  This marks the 11th season and every year this program becomes more popular and there were over 300,000 […]

Swans Nest Yoga Grand Opening and Open House Saturday!

We got a chance to speak with Sean Moore, owner of Swans Nest Yoga about his new space and his experience working with RC’s Victoria Hagman on his search for the perfect spot. Plus news on their grand opening and open house this weekend! Here’s what he had to say. First tell us about Swans Nest […]

Hope and Anchor becomes Copper Pot

We have news! The space at 347 Van Brunt Street in Red Hook, which was until very recently the beloved neighborhood spot Hope and Anchor, is undergoing changes already. The Copper Pot has signage up (which you can view blown up below) and are nearly ready to post a menu and welcome customers from the […]

MAPS Kids and MAPS Arts on Smith Street.

The storefront at 233 Smith Street, which used to house an Uncle Louie Gs, is now something called MAPS, an acronym for Music, Art, Puppets, and Sound. The space is cute and we wanted to learn more about what they did. MAPS doesn’t just offer afterschool and summer school programs, they also work in community outreach. […]

Spotlight on Books Are Magic Events.

We are thrilled to have this independent book store in the neighborhood of Cobble Hill and wanted to spotlight the store itself and remind everyone that they have events happening every week in their store. Tonight is the reading and signing of a memoir called Jello-O Girls by Allie Rowbottom. Also this week will be Korean […]

Visit caribBEING House for Target First Saturday at Brooklyn Museum.

This Saturday, August 4th between 5pm and 10pm, Brooklyn Museum is holding it’s monthly Target First Saturday event. This month it’s featuring a mobile art center from local Brooklyn creative hub, caribBEING. Described on the museum’s site as “Caribbean voices through art and activations”, it’s sure to be a lovely cultural experience! Read more below. […]

Visit Ship Amistad at PortSide New York Today!

Today until 5pm, with an hour long break between 1pm and 2pm, you can tour the Amistad for free at Pier 11 of the Atlantic Basin in Red Hook. The ship will be docked alongside PortSide New York’s Mary A. Whalen, which will also be available to tour presenting African American Maritime Heritage programming. This […]

Brooklyn Cyclones Events.

One of our all-time favorite summer activities is heading over to MCU Park in Coney Island to see a Brooklyn Cyclones game. It’s affordable and so much fun as they have tons of entertainment during and between innings. Really it’s the best place to take young kids who may not sit through a more expensive […]

Brooklyn Neighborhood Festival at The Bell House Saturday.

We haven’t covered an event happening at The Bell House in a while, though it is one of our favorite Brooklyn venues. Here is one that sounds like it’s going to be both fun and delicious! The Brooklyn Spread is a fundraiser supporting BKYSC, Brooklyn Youth Sports Club. Read more below and buy tickets here! […]