Upcoming Events at BAM by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

BAM, or Brooklyn Academy of Music, is a venue dedicated to many genres of performing arts located in Downtown Brooklyn and is well known for its cutting edge and avant-garde performances. With its first performance dating back to 1861, The space has undoubtedly become a favorite Brooklyn institution for performing arts. BAM, which serves more than […]

A new, cheaper Whole Foods opened in Brooklyn today! by Sandra Manley

Whole Foods Market 365 is located at 292 Ashland Place inside the 300 Ashland building. The 30,000 square foot store is being billed as more like a “neighborhood grocery store” than it’s larger and more costly siblings. The Fort Green store will carry similar house-cut meat, antipasto/salad bars, and other specialty items; but will additionally house vendors […]

New Food Shopping Option in Fort Greene by Shyda Hoque

As 2018 has begun and resolutions have been made, thoughts of a healthy new year will be on the mind of many.  Ft. Greene and the Downtown Brooklyn area will have another grocery store to look to for fresh produce and smoothie ingredients as the first east coast outpost of Whole Foods 365 will open this […]

Another Chance – The Paul Robeson Theatre by Darlene Miller

I was so happy to learn recently that the Paul Robeson Theatre will hopefully be getting another chance to shine!  The 153 year old church-turned-theater nestled in the rich community of Fort Greene, Brooklyn has been approved by the Landmark Preservation Commission to be restored. I have been asking myself why hasn’t anyone (or group) […]

Food Courts In Brooklyn by Shyda Hoque

I’m sure you have seen many empty storefronts throughout the city due to the high commercial rents.  One way that many independent restaurants have been able to thrive has been through the renaissance of the food court. Many are choosing to rent a stand and a van to save on the cost of rent of […]

Smith Street’s Video Free Brooklyn Relocates.

Walking down Smith Street the other day we were seeing so many shuttered doors and papered windows. Shops come and go on this bustling street spanning from Cobble Hill to Carroll Gardens.  One particular darkened space felt a bit like a punch in the gut, though.  Our last neighborhood video store, Video Free Brooklyn, has moved.  So […]

FABulous Fall Events on Fulton.

The FAB Alliance, or Fulton Area Businesses Alliance, has announced some events coming up this fall.  The next one is coming up on September 10th.  It’s the Brooklyn Music School’s Jazz Concert and Jam Sessions series.  More on that below.  For a list of all the events on the docket so far click here. Brooklyn […]

Nicholas Brooklyn is Expanding by Yanique Berry

Great News for Bed Stuy! By Summer 2016 Nicholas Brooklyn will be opening its third location, which will be on Fulton St. This store carries organic and natural products that are soothing to the mind, body and soul. From tonics, to supplements, to hair, skin and body products. The local residents will have a wide […]