New Italian Restaurant in Columbia Waterfront Brooklyn.

Those of us who live or work in the Columbia Waterfront District of Brooklyn know this lovely little section of the borough to be quiet, mostly residential, with a few scattered restaurants here and there.  When a new spot opens, it’s pretty big news! Especially if that new spot is getting good reviews! Sebastiano’s at […]

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 […]

Brooklyn Collective Anniversary Event.

Invite Image courtesy of Lauren Simkin Berke We love the cute little shop right across the street from our Columbia Waterfront District office.  They not only sell adorable items but they also support local designers, artists and makers.  So whenever we get word that they are having an event, which they often hold on special […]

New Italian Restaurant Coming to Columbia Street.

The Columbia Street restaurant row is gaining yet another delicious-looking spot. Toby’s Public House just opened up in the spring and with a new season comes a new opening.  We can expect Popina, a neighborhood Italian restaurant, to open up this summer.  The awning is already up at the old Pok Pok spot at 127 […]

Summit Street Garden Tag & Bake Sale.

This week has been delightfully warm, though some may complain that it was wretchedly hot.  We are excited, however, to bring on the warm weather and all that comes with it!  One example of a spring and summer activity is visiting the community gardens of Columbia Street, which are flourishing right now!  Tomorrow is a […]

Toby’s Public House Opening on Columbia Street!

We have been waiting for this for what seems like years.  Wait,  it has been years!! It was back in 2014 when we discovered that this beloved neighborhood pizza restaurant, which opened a location on 6th Avenue a while ago and quickly became a favorite Park Slope spot, was opening a second location right next to our […]

Brooklyn Collective’s Spring Preview.

Today’s warm temperatures are reminding us that the winter is definitely behind us! We have hung up our heavy coats in the back of the closet and are gratefully welcoming the Spring. After longing for a week like this, with highs in the 60’s and 70’s, we are eager to do some spring shopping. Time to see […]

Tree Lighting in Columbia Waterfront Tonight.

A tree lighting in ones community marks the beginning of the holiday season for many people.  There are so many to choose from throughout Brooklyn but if you happen to live in the cozy little neighborhood of the Columbia Waterfront District here is one very close by.  The 10th annual celebration at the Human Compass Garden […]

Brooklyn Collective Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

We know that today, Black Friday, is supposed to be the biggest shopping day of the year and this coming Cyber Monday is a close second but we hope you’ll save some names on your gift list because there is an amazing shopping event coming our way.  Right across the street from our Columbia Street […]