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 […]

A Message From Carlos Menchaca

We received the message below from our Council Member, Carlos Menchaca, and wanted to pass it along!  We’re so proud of Menchaca and all the politicians standing up for immigrant rights and protesting alongside their constituents. We’ve been hearing about a lot of folks putting pressure on our local politicians, in fact we blogged about the protest […]

Holiday Food Shopping in the Hood.

If you are one of the lucky ones that get to stay here for the Holidays then you may have a daunting task on your hands, food shopping around the holidays.  Hopefully you’ve pre-ordered whatever you need to pre-order by now.  The Gowanus Whole Foods has been out of a lot of items, such as their […]