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 […]

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 […]

A Visit to Devoción Cafe by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

Devoción Cafe recently opened its second outpost in Downtown Brooklyn in the lobby of 33 Bond, a residential building. Offering organic & sustainable coffee from Colombia, Devoción prides itself in serving the freshest & finest coffee in a beautiful setting that almost feels like a indoor mini garden/jungle oasis within a cityscape. Besides coffee, there are […]

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 […]

Fast Food Chain Closed and New Tenants Plan Opening on Atlantic.

We are very accustomed, although saddened, to seeing small businesses close up shop only to be replaced with a Dunkin Donuts or some other chain fast food restaurant. We were not surprised to see Subway open up at 75 Atlantic years ago but still upset as we feel a chain shop puts a dent in […]

Twisted Lily on Atlantic by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

I am a huge perfume lover myself so I am always on the look out for that perfect yet different scent. And especially with Spring right around the corner, it may be the time to get that bottle of special fragrance to welcome this season. Twisted Lilly is a boutique specializing in imported bespoke perfumes […]

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 […]

Sahadi’s Will Expand to Industry City.

Sahadi’s market has not only been a neighborhood favorite in the Brooklyn Heights/Cobble Hill area for several decades (since 1948!), it was written up last year by Epicurious as being the “best grocery store in America“. Wow, that is amazing! Known for their baskets of delicious fresh and dried fruits, nuts, and spices (see photos […]

Trivia Tuesdays Tonight in Brooklyn!

We wanted to highlight a couple of local pub trivia nights in case your New Year’s resolution happened to be exercising your brain or drinking more beer. Beginning at 8pm tonight at Fawkner in Cobble Hill, the NYC Trivia League presents a night of pub trivia with gift card prizes.  The first place winner takes […]

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 […]