Tickets on Sale for Taste of Brooklyn.

The 11th annual Taste of Brooklyn is set for September 26th and tickets are now on sale for this benefit Red Hook Initiative.  This annual event is not only a lot of fun but proceeds will be going to a wonderful cause.  RHI supports youth in the community of Red Hook and can continue doing […]

New Tattoo Shop on Court.

At the far south end of Court Street in Carroll Gardens stands a storefront that’s now called Nice Tattoo.  The exterior is a lovely color blue and it looks clean and simple.  493 Court Street used to be a barber shop so you would think the transformation shouldn’t have been too difficult.  Nice Tattoo looks […]

Carroll Gardens Drug Store Becomes Nail Salon.

The Clinton Street Apothecary, at 420 Clinton Street, closed a while ago, much to the disappointment of residents in this neighborhood.  It was an affordable little family-owned drug store and the closest pharmacy for those living in the Columbia Waterfront District.  They knew their customers by name and were always friendly and chatty. After they closed […]

Is My Co-op Maintenance Tax Deductible? by Jane Herro

The short answer is YES – a percentage of your monthly maintenance is tax deductible and this percentage is different from unit to unit depending on number of shares owned. With a co-op, the amount of the maintenance that is tax deductible is based on the portion that is used to pay real estate taxes and […]

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 […]

Summer Movies in NYC by Shyda Hoque

It would not be summer without outdoor movies.  It is a place to gather with friends and enjoy a nice meal in the park while watching nostalgic hits from our childhood. I remember a few years back watching Jurassic Park in McCarren Park with many people who were seeing it on the big screen for the […]

Bastille Day Celebration in Cobble Hill!

Today is Bastille Day and , though some celebrate this holiday throughout the entire week, the big Smith Street Festival Bastille celebration will take place on Sunday. You can expect delicious food from local restaurants and vendors since the neighborhood favorite French cafe Bartabac hosts this fest. We also look forward to the live music and […]

Nitehawk Cinema coming to Park Slope! by David Anger

Nitehawk Cinema is one of the cities most popular film destinations, screening a combination of new movies, retro films and themed film series such as Spoons, Toons, and Booze and The Deuce. It opened in 2011 in the heart of Williamsburg and provides a boutique experience accompanied by fine dining and drinks. This unique approach to […]

Ideas for This Weekend!

Many of you will be driving or flying away from the city today but, for those of us staying, there is so much to do!  Free shows, movies, the beach!  How can we squeeze it all in? We’ve got our favorites picked out: -Kick off the weekend with a free Afro-Caribbean Garth Fagan Dance performance […]

Commercial Spaces in Red Hook.

Anyone who lives or works in Red Hook can tell you that the neighborhood has a wonderfully tight-knit community of small business owners. Its a diverse mixture of retail, restaurants/bars, artists and manufacturers. Many of whom have made a name for themselves and turned the area into a destination shopping and dining district. Now is […]