October Events in and Around the City by Shyda Hoque

While it might not feel like fall just yet there are plenty of activities happening around NYC.  Here are just a few worth mentioning… Bric Jazz Fest–  A kick-off concert with Antibalas.  There will be a week long showing of jazz-related films and talks followed by a marathon of performances from October 18th through October 20th. For more […]

Halloween-Themed Outdoor Flicks.

Many of you may think that the season of outdoor films is over but this is not the case. Some free outdoor films are still being screened and this one in Owls Head Park coming up on October 25th should be a good one.  The film is called Dead Snow (description below) and it begins […]

There is Still Time! Calling Artists to Show at Our Space During Red Hook Open Studios.

We posted last month that we’d be opening up our Van Brunt office for local artists who wanted to show their work during Red Hook open studios. We’ve gotten some response and Jane will be curating one artist but there is plenty of room for another. If you’d like to submit please see the info […]

Brooklyn in The Fall.

This weekend is going to be our first real taste of fall weather. We have already seen a few trees turning in Prospect Park and are feeling the spirit of the season. October brings with it some wonderful events around our lovely borough, plus a couple of pretty big celebrations, one involving costumes and one […]

Halloween Decor Starts in Brooklyn.

There is so much to do in Brooklyn during the month of October. One of our favorite things is just walking around close to Halloween and looking at all the spooky decor. We’ve noticed that people have begun putting their outdoor decorations up and we have snapped a couple of photos here and there to […]

Brooklyn Daytripper: Kedler’s Farm

It’s apple picking season and there are so many farms in driving distance around the New York and New Jersey area. You can easily find one an hour or so away but we drove just a tad further to avoid the crowds. Kelder’s Farm in Kerhonkson, NY is just under 2 hours if you leave […]

Photos from the “Are You Coffee Fit?” Workshop

On September 22nd we attended Are You Coffee Fit?, an interactive workshop exploring the health benefits of coffee. We know these photos are a little delayed but better late than never! The event was in Boerum Hill at Abbotsford Rd and was co-hosted by Triomph Fitness. You can read our blog leading up to the event here! It was […]

How to Become an All-Cash Buyer. Tips from a Mortgage Professional.

We’ve worked with Mark Maimon of Freedom Mortgage several times, often partnering up to host our Buying into Brooklyn workshops, and below is an example of the expert advice he gives. You can read more of his blogs here! Convert Your Buyers into All-Cash Buyers by Mark Maimon It’s no secret that cash buyers have […]

Cora Dance Celebrates their Grand Opening.

Last weekend Cora Dance, an organization which teaches pay-as-you-wish classes for youth in Red Hook, celebrated their grand opening at 358 Van Brunt Street. We are so inspired by them and thrilled to have watched and helped them grow and change throughout the years.  Supporting their annual benefit, the Red Hook Prom, offering up our […]

Photos from the Carroll Park Fair.

As the weather seemed to be changing and we had officially said goodbye to summer we thought about all the fall events to look forward to. The Carroll Park Fair last weekend was one of those and it was a lovely day for it. Local artists, vendors, and makers were out selling their goods as we […]