The Last Days of Holiday Markets.

If you haven’t gotten everyone checked off your list yet there are still some opportunities to do that at Brooklyn’s many holiday markets. It’s the perfect chance to shop locally and support your community makers, designers, and artists. Here are a couple below, via an ExploreBrooklyn guide, that are still going on or approaching! Renegade […]

Brooklyn Collective Gift Fair.

Let the holiday gift fairs begin! Our good friends and neighbors, Brooklyn Collective, are holding a holiday shopping event next week, December 7th from 6pm-9pm at their storefront on 212 Columbia Street. This one is a bit different, not only to past shopping celebrations at Brooklyn Collective, but also to most gift fairs. This will […]

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 […]

Women-Owned Brooklyn Business Series: Olly Oxen Free Vintage

We are delighted that we had the opportunity to talk with Suzanne Palmer who owns one of our favorite vintage stores in Williamsburg. She is sharing the space now with Swans Nest Yoga, which is set to open tomorrow with an open house event! Read more and see a gallery of photos below! Tell us […]

Recently Opened Piercing Studio on Smith Street.

We couldn’t find out exactly how long this new piercing studio and fine jewelry storefront had been open but walking past it was new to our eyes and their yelp reviews only date back a few months so we imagine they are very new to this space. Ahimsa which if looked up in the dictionary […]

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 […]

A Visit to Devoción Cafe by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

Devoción Cafe recently opened its second outpost in Downtown Brooklyn in the lobby of 33 Bond, a residential building. Offering organic & sustainable coffee from Colombia, Devoción prides itself in serving the freshest & finest coffee in a beautiful setting that almost feels like a indoor mini garden/jungle oasis within a cityscape. Besides coffee, there are […]

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 […]