Celebrating Lunar New Year in Brooklyn.

Though celebrations have already kicked off for Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year, today is the official calendar holiday. Annual events for the New Year are spread out because the holiday is not only celebrated on the one date. To learn more about this holiday, also called Spring Festival, click here. New York consists […]

Valentine’s Day in Brooklyn.

There are plenty of restaurants to go with your sweetheart tomorrow in Brooklyn! We suggest stopping into the luscious and indulgent Marie Antoinette-themed Boudoir Bar in Cobble Hill for a cocktail before venturing out. Here is a list of the top five romantic restaurants in Brooklyn via Ode à la Rose. Red Hook’s Good Fork […]

Red Hook Star Revue’s 1st Annual Pizza Party!

  The Red Hook Star Revue is a community newspaper reporting news on Red Hook and some surrounding South Brooklyn neighborhoods. They will be hosting their first annual pizza party on Monday, February 12th from 7pm-10pm at Sam’s (238 Court Street).  We wanted to share with all of our Red Hook neighbors so you can […]

BAMkids Film Festival This Weekend.

BAM is hosting a really delightful children’s event over the weekend. This film festival  “showcases curated selections from the top children’s festivals in North America and the renowned Jim Henson Foundation” but it’s much more than just film. Along with virtual reality experiences, interactive games, walk-about performers and live entertainment, they will offer a puppetry […]

Summer Camp Expo Tomorrow.

Over the last brutally cold month many of us have been thinking about summer.  Dreaming of visiting the beach and laying out in the sun.  Brooklyn families may be thinking about it for a different reason, however. Very soon it will be time to sign kids up for summer camp.  They fill up fast! Tomorrow […]

First Annual Lobster Trap Tree Lighting in Red Hook.

Here’s a novel idea, though apparently a tradition in Maine.  Red Hook Lobster Pound will be holding it’s first annual lobster trap tree lighting.  That’s right, they will be making a Christmas tree out of lobster traps! Clever, huh? All day today, beginning at 11:30am when they open, they will be offering $25 lobster dinners […]

Carroll Gardens Tree Lighting and Toy Drive.

It is officially December and we are in full-fledged holiday preparation mode! The holiday markets have already commenced, Hanukkah is only a couple of weeks away, outdoor Christmas tree vendors are in place, and more festivities are popping up here and there. There is one a week from today that is a combination of celebratory […]

Red Hook Library Sandy Anniversary Exhibit.

The anniversary for the date Hurricane Sandy hit New York in 2012 is coming up.  We can’t believe that it was almost five years ago that our neighborhood of Red Hook was practically underwater. The memory of our amazing community coming together and helping one another remains strongest in our minds and hearts! Red Hook […]

Photos from Red Hook Walks.

The Realty Collective team recently participated in Red Hook Walks and we wanted to share some photos of the event. We set up a table outside of our Red Hook Office and sold clothing and other little items.  Many of our RC agents donated to this “stoop sale” and either helped out at the table […]

Brooklyn Collective Anniversary Event.

Invite Image courtesy of Lauren Simkin Berke We love the cute little shop right across the street from our Columbia Waterfront District office.  They not only sell adorable items but they also support local designers, artists and makers.  So whenever we get word that they are having an event, which they often hold on special […]