A Local Gallery’s Call to Action by Maryam Daghmoumi

There have been some very interesting things happening near the corner of Wolcott and Richards St, here in Red Hook.  Last weekend, Kustera,  a local gallery and brain child of Anna Kustera and Jack Tilton, who have collaborated to launch the careers of many prominent artists, and have opened galleries in Soho, Chelsea and now […]

A Trip to the Prospect Park Zoo.

Many wouldn’t think to go to the zoo in Prospect Park in the middle of February but we’d like to argue that it’s the best time to go!! We visited over the weekend and the animals were out and enjoying the cool temperatures. Over the weekend they were celebrating Lunar New Year and had an array […]

100 Days of Impact Offers Free Workshops.

If you are like many Americans that went to the Women’s March on Saturday and are thinking “What can I do now?”, these workshops are for you.  So many of us want to stay active and don’t want the momentum to end.  100 Days of Impact offers free workshops every weekday.  The kick off party […]

The 1984 Book Club at Central Library.

This is a very appropriate and interesting book discussion going on every month at Central Library. George Orwell’s 1984 is a dystopian novel set in a “world of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, and public manipulation, dictated by a political system…under the control of a privileged elite”. So far the event has been quite popular.  Though, […]

Carroll Gardens Library Events and News.

Our local libraries are always a nice warm haven in the winter months, especially for parents and caregivers.  The Carroll Gardens Library, on Union and Clinton, always has wonderful programs for all ages.  Some include yoga, crafts and story times for the little ones and memoir workshops or knitting groups for adults.  They even have […]

An In-Depth Year in Review of Brooklyn.

We can all agree it’s been an insane year for the country and we are all so glad to see that 2016 is behind us.  Reading about America’s year-in-review has been just plain depressing.  But what was 2016 like specifically in Brooklyn?  We came across a piece in the Brooklyn Paper that highlights the major […]

Improv for Professionals Class.

We blogged recently that Brooklyn Brainery opened a space in Windsor Terrace. We saw this class, “Improv for Professionals”, and thought it was a great idea and want to share with anyone who may need to work on their communication skills.  Honestly, that’s most of us.  We are so accustomed to being glued to our […]

Tree Lighting in Columbia Waterfront Tonight.

A tree lighting in ones community marks the beginning of the holiday season for many people.  There are so many to choose from throughout Brooklyn but if you happen to live in the cozy little neighborhood of the Columbia Waterfront District here is one very close by.  The 10th annual celebration at the Human Compass Garden […]

Gowanus Rezoning Meeting Tonight.

You won’t want to miss this meeting if you are a Gowanus resident who is concerned with the rezoning and how that will affect current tenants and businesses.  This is the 2nd community meeting on this topic and there will be more information, specifically with the themes resilience and sustainability.  There will also be an […]

Book Swap at Kentler International Drawing Space.

    Kentler is hosting a book swap this Sunday, December 11th from 2-4pm,”in the hope of fostering positive and empowering exchange in these anxious times”.  We think this is a wonderful idea.  We could use some inspiration and connecting with and communicating with our neighbors through books is such a lovely thought.  This event […]