New Record Shop in Carroll Gardens.

Almost Ready Records, at 135 Huntington St, opened up at the beginning of the year and we’ve checked it out and give it two thumbs up! When we glanced at the new space we originally thought it was declaring that this record store was “almost ready” as in “coming soon”.  But we soon discovered our mistake. Like […]

A Local Gallery’s Call to Action by Maryam Daghmoumi

There have been some very interesting things happening near the corner of Wolcott and Richards St, here in Red Hook.  Last weekend, Kustera,  a local gallery and brain child of Anna Kustera and Jack Tilton, who have collaborated to launch the careers of many prominent artists, and have opened galleries in Soho, Chelsea and now […]

Trump and Kushner’s Dirty Properties.

We’ve blogged in the past about Trump companies and properties around New York city.  These blogs were mainly to share the information for boycotting purposes as many have been doing in the #grabyourwallet movement.  We recently came across an article in NYCurbed that reports on Trump properties for a different reason.  We all know that the […]

A Trip to the Prospect Park Zoo.

Many wouldn’t think to go to the zoo in Prospect Park in the middle of February but we’d like to argue that it’s the best time to go!! We visited over the weekend and the animals were out and enjoying the cool temperatures. Over the weekend they were celebrating Lunar New Year and had an array […]

Leases signed on this very unique 2 bedroom!

For anyone looking for rich and one of a kind details this 2 bedroom/2 bathroom apartment in Carroll Gardens had plenty.  The landlords were offering the home furnished or unfurnished and the space had plenty of closets.  The stunning library/dining room (above) alone would be a selling point for many looking at this parlor and […]

Neighboring Walls Art Exhibit.

We love our Brooklyn art communities. Art is a major factor when we talk about the vitality and energy within our infamous borough.  The idea of opening up artists studios and the community being invited to view their work is not a new one.  Open Studios has been around for a while in several different […]

Year of the Renter by Jane Herro

A case of supply and demand is impacting the rental market across NYC at the moment; inventories and vacancies are higher than they’ve been in years and renters are benefiting because of it! If you’re thinking about moving, now may be the time as landlords are more willing to negotiate. Concessions for both new leases […]

General Nationwide Strike on February 17th.

As many of you may have already heard, most likely from your Facebook feeds, Anti-Trump resistance organizers are calling for a general strike the Friday before Presidents day, February 17th.  What exactly does this mean? Citizens are urged to stay home from work and school and not spend any money.  It’s meant to exclaim our […]

Possible Marijuana Dispensary Coming to Brooklyn.

The space at 4614 fifth Avenue in Sunset Park has a pending lease for a company called Napenthea LLC.  This company plans to distribute medical marijuana to patients suffering from conditions such as HIV, ALS, MS, Parkinson’s, epilepsy, cancer, neuropathy, spinal cord injuries and Crohn’s disease.  That is if they are approved by the community […]

Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Forum Tonight.

We just got word from Carlos Menchaca’s office that there will be a forum tonight to address the needs of transgender and gender non-conforming members of our community.  The meeting will begin at 6pm at the YWCA of Brooklyn (30 3rd Ave) and will run until 9pm.   The purpose is to strategize with fellow community leaders, elected […]