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 […]

The Gardens of Columbia Waterfront.

The Columbia waterfront District boasts several community gardens.  We count seven, which is a whole lot for such a small area.  This is actually where Carroll Gardens gets it’s name.  What many of us now call Columbia Waterfront used to be considered Carroll Gardens, named so for the community plots located practically every other block […]

Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival.

We wanted to share this info about this festival being hosted by the Carroll Gardens Association on September 10th. There is more below about what to expect, where to go and what time.  For even more info or to learn about becoming a sponsor or vendor for this event please click here. On Saturday, September […]

Update on New Restaurant Coming to Columbia Street.

The spot on Columbia, which formerly housed the restaurant Orchard, now has signage!  Above the door painted on the top of the metal gate it says “Handsome Drakes”.  We previously reported that this place may be called DeKalb Duck bc that was the LLC name but we’re confirming otherwise.  We also found out some more […]

Cantine Opens This Week on Union Street.

This space at 126 Union Street in the Columbia Waterfront District has had many incarnations over the years. Transforming it’s interior and exterior, changing owners, changing menus and themes a few times in the last decade.  This new restaurant, Cantine, looks very promising! It’s a catering company originally and the food on their Instagram looks […]