Photos from The Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival.

We could not have asked for a nicer day on Saturday, the day of the Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival! Partly sunny but not too hot, it was lovely out. Local residents and visitors came out to the Columbia Waterfront District to make our little fair a great success. We’d like to thank Ruby’s House of […]

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 […]

Save the Date for the SW Brooklyn Fall Fest!

Our little street fair will be on September 15th from 12pm-5pm this time around and we look forward to this gathering every year. Located right outside of our Columbia Street storefront and around the corner down Union Street, the Columbia Waterfront District’s residents and small businesses will be out and celebrating with live music, food, […]

Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Coming July 9th.

It’s officially festival season and one of the big one coming up is the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. This festival isn’t just multiple performances, it’s also a variety of panels, lectures and workshops over the course of the week. The event, which is going on it’s 14th year, is going on in different locations around the […]

Make Music NY Festival Coming to Cobble Hill.

With spring weather on the way it brings the memories of strolling down our neighborhood streets during all of the wonderful street festivals that happen in and around our area over the next several months. We can expect a new one in Cobble Hill this June. Make Music New York, the largest music festival in […]

It’s Time for the Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival! by Sandra Manley

Looking for some Fall fun? The Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival has been scheduled for Saturday, September 16th from 12pm to 5pm, The festival will feature plenty of food, live music, and arts and crafts. It will run along Columbia Street (from Degraw to Union) and Union Street (from Columbia to Hicks). The Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival attracts more than 2,500 people from all over […]

Sakura Matsuri at Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

The Cherry Blossom Festival, or Sakura Matsuri, is coming to the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens on April 29th.  Some are concerned about the unusually warm weather affecting the timing of this event.  Will the trees bloom too early for the festival? We can always follow the progress of the cherry blossoms on this BBG map.  It shows […]

Bed Stuy Alive 2016! by Ronica Webb

Saturday October 8th marked the Annual 2016 Bed Stuy Alive! week-long festival. Restoration Plaza hosted the 8th Annual Tohma Y. Falkner award ceremony honoring some of Bed Stuy’s heroines that are doing some awesome community work and making a difference in the community. Though the kick-off gala already took place you still have 4 days to […]

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 […]

Red Hook Festival this Weekend!

The 23rd Annual Red Hook Festival kicked off last night with a happy hour party.  If you missed it you still have plenty of chances to celebrate with our friends and community!  Tonight there will be a cookout and dance party and tomorrow lots more fun activities for all ages, including live music, kayak rides, […]