RealTours: A Day in Windsor Terrace

Windsor Terrace is a quiet little neighborhood just south of South Slope.  It’s mostly residential with only main commercial street running down the center.  That’s Prospect Avenue.  On the very south end there is Ft. Hamilton Parkway, which has a few more cafes, which borders Kensington.  Here is a perfect Saturday in Windsor Terrace. Morning: […]

What Fed Rate Hike Means for Mortgage Rates by Jane Herro

The Federal Reserve decision on the 15th to lift its benchmark short-term interest rate by a quarter percentage point is likely to have a domino effect across the economy as it gradually pushes up rates for everything from mortgages and credit card rates to small business loans. Last week, the average rate of a thirty-year fixed […]

Smith Street Soup Festival and Fundraiser this Saturday.

This year, along with SBLDC, the Smith Street Soup Festival will be hosted by the High School of International Studies and Culinary Arts Program. We love this festival and have blogged about it and visited in the past just because we thought it was a fun and unique way to celebrate Autumn.  This year, however, […]

Updates on Pastificio Flora coming to Park Slope.

We have no shortage of Italian food in and around our area but this new Italian Restaurant, Flora, coming to 8th Ave in Park Slope looks very promising.  We learned a few things from the blog Here’s Park Slope and the restaurants social about what to expect, which is fresh homemade pasta and high quality authentic […]

Deadline to Apply for Affordable Housing in Gowanus is Today.

  January 4th, which is today, is the deadline to apply for housing at 365 Bond Street. This enormous 430 unit building located right along the Gownaus canal has studios, one bedrooms and 2 bedrooms available.  There is a great DNAinfo blog with all the details about income requirements and amenities.  You can read that […]