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 […]

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 […]

Shakespeare in Carroll Park.

We’ve been dreaming of summer events for a while now. Celebrate Brooklyn, free outdoor films, beach visits! It’s strange to think summer is only a couple of weeks away when yesterday and the day before felt like sweater weather. Yet, we continue to feel optimistic and set our sights to the coming weeks hoping for […]

Red Hook Fest This Weekend!

This is a big year for Dance Theater Etcetera, a non-profit in Red Hook Brooklyn who “unites artists and community members as co-creators in dynamic cultural activities”. It’s the 25th year that Red Hook Fest will be taking place. This time it’s on June 1st and 2nd, so make a note of that and come […]

How To….Use a 1031 Exchange to Defer Taxes by Sandra Manley

A tax deferred 1031 exchange is basically an exchange of one investment property for a “like kind” asset in order to defer capital gains taxes from the sale of the first property. The advantage for an investor is that it allows them to use profits from one property to reinvest in a new property and […]

French Immersion Preschool and Camp Open House this Weekend.

We recently wrote a blog about women-owned Elite Minds Montessori, which is opening up in the Columbia Waterfront District starting this summer, and we’d like to follow up by sharing the latest info about this brand new neighborhood preschool.  They will be holding an open house this Saturday from 2pm-4pm at their space, 117 Union Street. […]

New Spot for Coffee on South Smith Street.

Residents of this southern area of Smith Street in Carroll Gardens are excited to welcome Brooklyn Habit, a new coffee spot that just opened at 405 Smith Street on the corner of 4th Street. It was very busy when we rode by yesterday! It hasn’t been around very long so only has a handful of […]

Make Music NY Festival Coming to Cobble Hill.

With spring weather on the way it brings the memories of strolling down our neighborhood streets during all of the wonderful street festivals that happen in and around our area over the next several months. We can expect a new one in Cobble Hill this June. Make Music New York, the largest music festival in […]

Easter Egg Hunts in the Area.

With so many adorable little parks and community gardens in the neighborhood it’s no surprise that Carroll Gardens and the surrounding neighborhoods have tons of options for Easter egg hunting. The Easter bunny is definitely going to be busy April 1st hiding eggs in Urban Meadow, Carroll Park and Coffey Park in Red Hook along […]

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 […]