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 […]

Cobble Grill Out Gift Shop In.

At 212 Degraw Street a long standing tenant, Cobble Grill, had shuttered it’s doors. We recently passed by and noticed that this spot had transformed into a quaint little neighborhood gift shop. We learned from browsing articles written about the new opening, such as this one via Brooklyn Eagle that it’s actually a culinary cookbook […]

Small Business Saturday Sales and Events!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! On this, the biggest shopping weekend of the year, we much prefer Small Business Saturday to Black Friday. Supporting our local businesses in a time where huge corporations like Amazon seem to be all encompassing is more important than ever. All the area main drags should be buzzing with holiday shoppers. Van […]

Unveiling of Smith Street Mural this Friday!

Our very talented friend, Magda Love, has been working on this project for a while now and we are so pleased that it is being celebrated this Friday! Her artwork is now covering a stretch of Smith Street commercial spaces between Douglass and Degraw that have been closed for quite some time. It’s so nice […]

Photos from the Carroll Park Fair.

As the weather seemed to be changing and we had officially said goodbye to summer we thought about all the fall events to look forward to. The Carroll Park Fair last weekend was one of those and it was a lovely day for it. Local artists, vendors, and makers were out selling their goods as we […]

Carroll Park Fair Coming Soon.

Over the last week or so we have blogged about different events happening in September. It’s hard saying goodbye to the summer months so we are trying to focus on all the wonderful things happening in September, such as the Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival and Taste of Red Hook. Here is another celebratory fall event […]

Summer Streets by Shyda Hoque

Photo via NYC DOT Tomorrow is the last weekend of NYC Summer Streets.  The Department of Transportation program turns Park avenue to a car-free zone and there are plenty of activities for kids of all ages to participate in.  This marks the 11th season and every year this program becomes more popular and there were over 300,000 […]

Spotlight on Brooklyn Pizza Market.

So many new spots open up and go unnoticed in this area due to the vast turn over on Smith Street. We like to take some time to spotlight spaces that have opened in the last year, try them out, and report back. Brooklyn Pizza Market at 267 Smith has been open since last fall […]

Recently Opened Piercing Studio on Smith Street.

We couldn’t find out exactly how long this new piercing studio and fine jewelry storefront had been open but walking past it was new to our eyes and their yelp reviews only date back a few months so we imagine they are very new to this space. Ahimsa which if looked up in the dictionary […]

Cryotherapy and Wellness Center Coming to Cobble Hill.

When we passed this sign we peeked inside, took a couple photos, then went home and looked up exactly what Cryotherapy means. According to Wikipedia it’s “sometimes known as cold therapy, is the local or general use of low temperatures in medical therapy. Cryotherapy is used to treat a variety of benign and malignant tissue […]