Rezoning Workshop in Gowanus Tonight!

Tonight the Fifth Ave Committee will be holding a rezoning workshop entitled “Understanding Trade-Offs” from 6pm-8pm at 621 Degraw Street.  For Gowanus residents and folks all over Brooklyn, this is a significant and informative event.  It’s important to learn about the influences in our areas that impact our lives in such a huge way. This […]

Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar This Weekend!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! While today many of us will be gathering with loved ones, family and friends, the rest of this long weekend is traditionally spent browsing alongside strangers at shops and holiday markets, like the Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar in Gowanus.  Brooklyn Makers is hosting this 5th annual holiday market and we are definitely planning […]

Volunteer for District 39!

In the wake of election day, where in some Brooklyn areas turnout exceeded expectations, many of you may be feeling energized and ready to get involved in local politics.  Attending your community board meetings is definitely a good place to start and we encourage all who can to do that.  Here is another way to […]

One More Bite: A Family Food Festival

The wonderfully creative and educational event, which is being hosted by Brooklyn Based, is taking place this Sunday at 10:30am in The Green Building at 452 Union Street in Gowanus.  If your child is a picky eater this may be a perfect way to introduce her or him to new foods, with cooking classes, games […]

3 Outdoor Brooklyn Bars for Labor Day Drinks.

As the long weekend approaches and the summer comes to an end a lot of us are having the same thought.  “I need a drink!”. Well, there aren’t many weekends left to take advantage of sitting on a bar’s patio or garden area and having a few drinks while the sun goes down.  Here are […]

What’s with the Dog Houses on Brooklyn Sidewalks?

We passed by this strange looking dog house in Gowanus the other day and did a double take.  What is this strange electronic doggie shelter? It’s called dog parker and basically dog owners pay to use the little houses for when they are running errands around the area. It’s a sanitized and temperature controlled space […]

Ample Hills Creamery Classes.

Ample Hills Creamery opened up their first shop in Prospect Heights Brooklyn only six years ago.  Their large two-story space in Gowanus followed a few years later and since then they have expanded pretty quickly with a few more permanent stores in Manhattan and Brooklyn and two seasonal shops in Brooklyn Bridge Park and Jacob […]

We Can Help Relocate Littlefield!

With so many wonderful venues and neighborhood favorites closing their doors around us, such as the Lower East Side’s Cake Shop and BookCourt in Cobble Hill recently, it’s so lovely to see plans for expansion for our other favorites! We love Littlefield! It’s a performance and art space in Gowanus that’s always hosted a diverse variety of […]

Bell House hosts Women’s History Variety Show Tonight.

This event not only sounds like a lot of fun but it’s perfect timing after International Women’s Day and the “A Day Without Women” strike yesterday.  Time After Time is a variety show about movies and women’s history. So plan on seeing amazingly tough women on screen throughout the years. There is more or a […]

Trump and Kushner’s Dirty Properties.

We’ve blogged in the past about Trump companies and properties around New York city.  These blogs were mainly to share the information for boycotting purposes as many have been doing in the #grabyourwallet movement.  We recently came across an article in NYCurbed that reports on Trump properties for a different reason.  We all know that the […]