Movie at Carroll Gardens Library.

Every once in a while we check out the goings on at Carroll Gardens Library because they always host such sweet kids events.  Today at 3:30pm the library, at Union Street and Clinton, will be showing A Charlie Brown Christmas.  This movie is a wonderful classic for all ages and a great way to get […]

Carrol Gardens and Cobble Hill: Solar Powered-Brunch

Here’s a delightful and unique way to learn about solar power in Brooklyn. Tomorrow, from 12pm-3pm you can register for a free workshop (brunch not included) with Brooklyn SolarWorks. This event will take place at Leyenda at 221 Smith Street. Go solar with your neighbors. Join the group. Get brunch with an award-winning mixologist and […]

Carroll Gardens Tree Lighting and Toy Drive.

It is officially December and we are in full-fledged holiday preparation mode! The holiday markets have already commenced, Hanukkah is only a couple of weeks away, outdoor Christmas tree vendors are in place, and more festivities are popping up here and there. There is one a week from today that is a combination of celebratory […]

Brooklyn Collective Holiday Gift Fair.

The delightful shop across from our Columbia Street office will be having a holiday gift fair on December 1st from 6pm-9pm so mark your calendar and save some spots on your holiday shopping list.  They’ll have clothing, jewelry, accessories, ceramics, art, kids items and more.  And of course complimentary drinks while you shop! We couldn’t […]

Volunteer for District 39!

In the wake of election day, where in some Brooklyn areas turnout exceeded expectations, many of you may be feeling energized and ready to get involved in local politics.  Attending your community board meetings is definitely a good place to start and we encourage all who can to do that.  Here is another way to […]

Spotlight on Za-Ya Ramen on Court Street.

Often times on Court and Smith Streets we wonder if a restaurant that we see is new or if we just failed to notice it until now.  So when we passed by  Za-Ya Ramen noodle restaurant at far south side of Court Street (545 Court) we definitely thought to ourselves “Is this new?”.  The outside […]

Music & Stories at Invisible Dog.

Tonight at 8pm head down to The Invisible Dog at 51 Bergen Street in Cobble Hill for music and stories with Dustan Louque and Mac Premo.  This event is free but donations are always welcome.  In fact, the space is having an annual fundraiser through November 13th so now is the best time to give […]

Pediatric Physical and Developmental Therapy on Court.

Though Dynamic Solutions has been in the Carroll Gardens area for a few years now, they moved to their nice new office at 546 Court Street only a handful of months ago.  The lovely bright and clean exterior and frosted etched window caught our eye when we were walking down Court last week.  As sometimes […]

Abhaya Yoga opens in Gowanus by Shyda Hoque

Abhaya Yoga opened their second location in Gowanus at 43D 9th Street on September 15th, which a short stroll from the Smith and 9th Street subway stop. This expansion has been in the works for a few years and, after looking at several locations, Abhaya has finally opened in a 5,300 square foot space.  It’s a great retreat from […]

It’s Time for the Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival! by Sandra Manley

Looking for some Fall fun? The Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival has been scheduled for Saturday, September 16th from 12pm to 5pm, The festival will feature plenty of food, live music, and arts and crafts. It will run along Columbia Street (from Degraw to Union) and Union Street (from Columbia to Hicks). The Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival attracts more than 2,500 people from all over […]