Tips for Year End Tax Planning.

Right now we all have shopping lists and recipes on our mind during this holiday season. After the chaos had died down, however, and everyone has their resolutions in order the next thing on many “to do” lists is getting their taxes in order. 2018 is the first year the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, […]

Give Back Holiday Market This Weekend.

The holiday season is all about giving, both gifts to your loved ones and to charitable organizations. Here is an event that incorporates both! The Give Back Holiday Market at the Textile Arts Center in Gowanus is this weekend. Read more below or click here for info! Mark your calendars for December 15 +16, when our […]

Winterizing Your House or Apartment.

Though the actual first day of winter is two weeks away, one wouldn’t know it was still technically fall with these consistently freezing temperatures. Now is a great time to start winterizing your home as it seems like it may be an especially cold season this year. You can keep your home warm during the […]

New Sweetgreen on Court and Atlantic.

There are dozens of these healthful casual eat-in or take-out restaurants around Manhattan but they just started expanding in Brooklyn. The newest addition is at 127 Court Street near Atlantic Avenue. The menu is self-described as “simple, seasonal, healthy salads and grain bowls made in-house from scratch, using whole produce delivered that morning”. It’s a […]

Holiday Market Guide for Brooklyn.

Holiday shopping season has begun and if you haven’t gotten everyone checked off your list yet there are plenty of opportunities to do that at Brooklyn’s many holiday markets. Some of these are new additions, some are mainstays that grow year after year, and some are pop-ups in very unique places like schools or churches. […]

Hill Country Food Park Now Open.

Just in time for the blustering cold months, another indoor food market has opened it’s doors! Hill Country Food Park is located in Downtown Brooklyn at 345 Adams Street. With a mixture of Tex-Mex and Barbecue cuisine, this hall is inspired by Texas and specifically Austin’s food truck scene. Eater wrote a piece about this […]

Women-Owned Brooklyn Business Series: Tracy Bullock of Simplicity do your dream

We spoke with our friend Tracy Bullock recently. She was kind enough to do an interview with us as part of our “Women-Owned” series and shared some photos! Read more and see pics below! First tell us about your business and anything special we should know about it or you. I am Tracy Bullock. Owner […]

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 […]

Donate to These Local Organizations Today!

On this Giving Tuesday we are thinking of our local Brooklyn organizations, who have been working as partners with us and contributing to our community. We’ve been  sponsoring events for PortSideNY for several years now and cherish our relationship. We hope to continue our alliance for years to come. And we’re thrilled about our very recent partnership […]

Amazon’s New Headquarters by Shyda Hoque

After a 14 month competition by cities across North America, Amazon decided to split its HQ2 with Long Island City, Queens and Crystal City, Virginia. According to their blog post  Amazon will invest 2.5 billion each to both locations and will create 50,000 new jobs. The new campus in Queens will be  in a energy-efficient space and will span […]