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 […]

Colorful Children’s Boutique at 289 Court.

The space at 289 Court Street in Cobble Hill has been taken over by a lovely and vibrant children’s clothing and apparel boutique called Disco. They have been in this space for about two or three months now. After reading up on the store, we learned from this Brownstoner blog that Disco was opened by […]

Beastly Bite Becomes Wi Nail & Spa on Court.

The corner shop at 490 Court Street had transformed.  Wi Nail and Spa is now having it’s grand opening and the dark wood panels on the new exterior look lovely! We have to admit we were surprised to see the former tenant go.  The space was occupied by Beastly Bite, a pet food and accessories […]

Men’s Clothing Store Coming to Court.

The exterior at 173 Court Street has transformed quite a bit, as you can see from the current photo above and the past photo below.  The previous tenants owned Cobble Hill Animal Clinic and so we imagine the interior took a while to overhaul and turn into the men’s clothing store Bonobos, which looks like it will […]

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 […]

New Record Shop in Carroll Gardens.

Almost Ready Records, at 135 Huntington St, opened up at the beginning of the year and we’ve checked it out and give it two thumbs up! When we glanced at the new space we originally thought it was declaring that this record store was “almost ready” as in “coming soon”.  But we soon discovered our mistake. Like […]

Unique Holiday Gift Ideas.

Whether you are trying to figure out what to buy a co-worker or close friend or what to bring to a White Elephant gift trade, we’ve got a few ideas that may help you out. We recently went holiday shopping at the BUST craft fair in Williamsburg and one of the more popular stands was […]

Smith Street Soup Festival and Fundraiser this Saturday.

This year, along with SBLDC, the Smith Street Soup Festival will be hosted by the High School of International Studies and Culinary Arts Program. We love this festival and have blogged about it and visited in the past just because we thought it was a fun and unique way to celebrate Autumn.  This year, however, […]

Earth Day Celebration at Brooklyn Collective.

    Shop ceramics for the home and garden made by local artist Sheila Ross.  The artist will be at this celebration herself to unveil new works.  Pop into Brooklyn Collective, at 212 Columbia Street, between 2pm and 5pm on Sunday to shop and have some refreshments and snacks!

Nicholas Brooklyn is Expanding by Yanique Berry

Great News for Bed Stuy! By Summer 2016 Nicholas Brooklyn will be opening its third location, which will be on Fulton St. This store carries organic and natural products that are soothing to the mind, body and soul. From tonics, to supplements, to hair, skin and body products. The local residents will have a wide […]