Father’s Day Music Event at Urban Meadow.

Does your dad or husband enjoy rock steady and/or ska? If so we’ve got the perfect Father’s Day activity for you! Urban Meadow is hosting a performance featuring Audra Rox Steady and Skalopy from 4pm-6pm. Events at this open community garden in the Columbia Waterfront district are always fun and unique. It’s a gorgeous space […]

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. […]

Women-Owned Brooklyn Business Part 4: Brooklyn Collective

Tessa Williams is the owner of one of a favorite spots, Brooklyn Collective, which is right across the street from our office on Columbia Street. We got a chance to speak with her and here’s what she shared with us: First tell us about your business and any special or regular events coming up. We […]

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 […]

Valentine’s Day Shopping at Brooklyn Collective Tonight.

Here is a perfect opportunity to shop for your loved one for Valentine’s Day! Brooklyn Collective, on Columbia Street between Sackett and Union, has a variety of locally crafted jewelry, art, decor, clothing accessories and more! Tonight they are having a special shopping event with live music and complimentary cocktails! Show up between 6pm and […]

Condo Staging in the Columbia Waterfront.

The Columbia Terrace Condos never looked so good! We recently closed a deal at 36 Carroll Street and got top dollar for our client, with a little help from Hoffman and Swinburne, a design company started by RC’s Victoria Hagman and Tina Fallon. This one bedroom is proof that design and real estate go hand in hand.  Our renovations and […]

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 […]