New Thai Restaurant on Smith.

Smith street already hosts a large amount of Thai restaurants. It’s a very popular delivery option amongst New Yorkers and Thai Festival, which recently opened at 198 Smith Street is now added to the list. The interior, however, is so interesting that it would be a shame not to visit. You can view photos here. […]

Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Coming July 9th.

It’s officially festival season and one of the big one coming up is the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. This festival isn’t just multiple performances, it’s also a variety of panels, lectures and workshops over the course of the week. The event, which is going on it’s 14th year, is going on in different locations around the […]

Celebrate Brooklyn Tomorrow Night!

There is a big show happening tomorrow at Celebrate Brooklyn and it’s free free free! Solo artist Aimee Mann is playing along with Superchunk and John Coulton. Gates are at 6pm and show starts at 7pm but it’s going to be crowded so we’d suggest getting there earlier than 6pm if you want to get […]

Neda Boutique Closing on Court!

The cute little clothing boutique at 302 Court Street, Neda, is closing it’s doors after 11 years in the Cobble Hill community. It’s very sad to hear but our mood was raised to learn that their store in Park Slope will remain open. The last day will be June 3oth on Court and in the […]

Spotlight on Golda Cafe in Bed Stuy by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

Golda is a quaint neighborhood café serving delicious brunch specialties in Bedford-Stuyvesant. It’s an all-day restaurant serving new American fare with Middle Eastern flavors. Though Golda is set in a cozy and casual space, the menu is far from simple. Everything, including pastries and breads are baked in-house and there is a multi roaster coffee […]

Cowhey Marine Hardware, c. 1862 – 2006 by The Red Hook WaterStories Team

Cowhey Marine Hardware operated in Red Hook for about 150 years. The rump remains of the business was at 440 Van Brunt Street, the northwest corner of Van Brunt and Beard Street, and closed in 2005. Cowhey donated their final inventory to PortSide NewYork who has kept sample selections of their marine hardware and their 1941 […]

Open House Tips for Buyers.

We have shared our thoughts and ideas in the past for sellers staging their homes for an open house (see our blog post 5 Tips on Staging Your Home) but now we’d like to talk about the other side of this process, attending an open house. For first-time home buyers especially this may be a bit […]

Morbid Anatomy Pop-Up!

Ok, so this may be old news but we are just learning about it so we figured we would spread it around since many of you may be hearing this for the first time also. Morbid Anatomy, which started on Union Street in Gowanus and moved to a larger space nearby on 3rd Avenue only […]

Women-Owned Business Part 5: Michelle Mannix and Cook Space.

We are well acquainted with Michelle Mannix’s business ventures. She was in the neighborhood not too long ago as co-owner of Ted and Honey and recently opened a spot in Prospect Heights called Cook Space, a cooking school and catering space. We are happy to have had the opportunity to ask Michelle about her new […]

Flexible Jobs for Performers in Brooklyn.

More often than not performers living in New York will need what we call a “survival job”. Basically everyone needs to make enough money to pay the rent and that’s difficult to do on a performer’s unpredictable salary. It’s difficult for anyone going to auditions or rehearsals to work a 9-5 job but luckily there […]