School Supply Donations Needed.

Soon it will be “back to school” time for parents and students around the New York City area and this means many of us are getting a list-full of school supplies at our local office supply chain, drug store or ordering them online.  School begins on September 7th and many have already begun shopping after […]

New Coffee Shop in Windsor Terrace.

The quiet and mostly residential section of Brooklyn’s Windsor Terrace doesn’t have a lot of commercial space.  When a new spot opens up in the area, residents take notice.  The coffee shop at 144 E 4th Street, Windsor Coffee, is already a neighborhood favorite. It gets great yelp reviews and usually has a good amount […]

Brooklyn Bark Annual Dog Wash is Saturday.

When we heard about this event years ago we thought it was such a lovely idea.  SCAR, Sean Casey Animal Rescue, is a wonderful cause known and loved throughout the entire borough of Brooklyn. The event is happening at their space in Kensington/Windsor Terrace (153 E. 3rd Street between Ft. Hamilton and Caton Avenues) on […]

Real Tours: Kensington by Jane Herro

Kensington…even the name is charming! Located in the center of Brooklyn just south of Prospect Park, this diverse neighborhood is home to gorgeous prewar buildings and Victorian homes along it’s tree-lined streets. Ocean Parkway, which was finished in 1880, starts in Kensington and runs all the way down to Coney Island. The Parkway offers 5 […]

Saying Goodbye to the Beloved Kensington Stables.

Over the years if you’ve headed towards Prospect Park from the Kensington or Windsor Terrace areas you may have seen folks riding on horseback towards or from the park.  At the very least you’ve noticed a horse trail with evidence that horses were recently present in the form of manure.  These beautiful animals belong to […]

Brooklyn Brainery Opens in Windsor Terrace!

It’s no secret that we are fans of Brooklyn Brainery.  We blogged about this community education storefront years ago when they opened their first shop on Court Street in Carroll Gardens and we occasionally share info on classes they are hosting.  That space on Court has since closed and they are now housed at 190 […]

RC’s Recipe for Success with Shyda and Maryam!

Realty Collective’s Shyda Hoque and Maryam Daghmoumi recently closed a deal on a coop in Kensington (a gorgeous 2 bedroom pictured above).  Their experience is being featured in Real Estate Weekly’s Done Deals with the very impressive headline “Realty Collective Agents Have Recipe for Success”.  So proud of these two very talented and hard working […]

Sip into Spring PTA Event April 16th.

The PTA’s around the neighborhood have events throughout the year and usually have one big event to try to raise funds that they need to meet their annual goal.  Sip into Spring is the big fundraiser for Kensington’s PS 230.  This is a very diverse school, both culturally and socioeconomically, and they could really use […]