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 […]

Women-Owned Brooklyn Business Series: Olly Oxen Free Vintage

We are delighted that we had the opportunity to talk with Suzanne Palmer who owns one of our favorite vintage stores in Williamsburg. She is sharing the space now with Swans Nest Yoga, which is set to open tomorrow with an open house event! Read more and see a gallery of photos below! Tell us […]

Spotlight on Books Are Magic Events.

We are thrilled to have this independent book store in the neighborhood of Cobble Hill and wanted to spotlight the store itself and remind everyone that they have events happening every week in their store. Tonight is the reading and signing of a memoir called Jello-O Girls by Allie Rowbottom. Also this week will be Korean […]

Visit Ship Amistad at PortSide New York Today!

Today until 5pm, with an hour long break between 1pm and 2pm, you can tour the Amistad for free at Pier 11 of the Atlantic Basin in Red Hook. The ship will be docked alongside PortSide New York’s Mary A. Whalen, which will also be available to tour presenting African American Maritime Heritage programming. This […]

Brooklyn Cyclones Events.

One of our all-time favorite summer activities is heading over to MCU Park in Coney Island to see a Brooklyn Cyclones game. It’s affordable and so much fun as they have tons of entertainment during and between innings. Really it’s the best place to take young kids who may not sit through a more expensive […]

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 […]

Late Night Friday’s and more at Governors Island.

We wanted to not just remind everyone that Governors Island is open and has been since May 1st but also to spotlight some of this seasons happening on the island, including Late Night Fridays. They stay open until 10pm beginning this week through September 14th. You can rent a bike, picnic, hang out in a […]

Last Day for the Red Hook Prom Dress Swap!

As we all know, or should know since we put out a Save the Date blog months ago, the Red Hook Prom is this Saturday, June 2nd! We are so ready! Are you? For anyone that needs a retro dress or have one and would like to donate, tonight is your last chance to visit […]

Book a Table at Red Hook Flea.

Happy Memorial Day everyone! We hope you are having a lovely weekend. Weather is not ideal but perhaps you took advantage on those earlier sunny weekend days! Looking ahead towards more warm weekends, we have the Red Hook Flea coming up. For anyone who would like a table to sell their product or spread the […]

Save The Date for Red Hook Prom!

This annual fundraiser is one of our favorite events in Brooklyn and we go every year! If you’ve never been here is what to expect. Retro outfits, lots of dancing, snacks, drinks and hanging out with your Red Hook friends and neighbors! We’re sending out this message from Cora Dance for two reason. So you […]