Wet Whistle Grand Opening in Red Hook by Maryam Daghmoumi

Let us give a warm welcome to a new Red Hook small business neighbor, Wet Whistle, the new wine store that took over our very much loved Botte di Vino a few weeks ago. Cory and his wife Megan have already opened their doors to the few of us, but they will be having a […]

Open House in Red Hook Saturday for Multi-Family Home.

Realty Collective’s Maryam Daghmoumi will be holding an open house for this brand new listing in Red Hook. This Saturday, January 20th, from 1pm-2pm stop by 10 Huntington Street to view this “semi-attached 3-family, 2400sqft wood frame house (20 x 40 on a 20 x 100 lot, zoned R5) your new home or investment”.  See […]

Tips on How to Keep your New Year’s Resolution by Maryam Daghmoumi

You’ve made a New Year’s resolution. Congratulations! You’re 10 times more likely to successfully alter a behavior than you would if you didn’t make one. And maybe that’s why about 45 percent of American adults ring in the New Year with a resolution.  According to statistics, almost half will give up on their goals within six months. […]

A New Years Gift from Maryam Daghmoumi

Ring in the new year with my gift to you, my personal New Year’s playlist.  The pressure is always immense to have a good time on New Year’s Eve—and have a good time you will! Before you start sipping bubbly, add these classy and funky New Year’s songs to your holiday playlist. Some sweet tunes will make your […]

Red Hook History: Bars and Restaurants in the 1880s by Maryam Daghmoumi

The idea behind this Red Hook history blog is to get a snap shot view of the restaurants and bars in Red Hook, Brooklyn in the late 1800s according to the research done by Maggie Blanck. First I feel compelled to mention that there were 10 restaurants listed in the 1883 directory and 16 listed […]

Chef Journeys by Maryam Daghmoumi.

A new business has come to Red Hook. Not just a new business, but a different take on a still relatively new business model.  Chef Journeys recently took over the old Rebuilding Together space at 285 Van Brunt Street recently. After a few months of building out they finally took down the brown paper window coverings […]

Red Hook History Part 1 by Maryam Daghmoumi

Walking around Red Hook this past week felt like I was stepping through a worm hole, into a time when Red Hook would have been a busy, bustling port town and not just the sleepy little seaside community I have known for so long.  Maybe it was the hordes of sailors docked here for Fleet […]

Red Hook Walks and “Makers of Red Hook” Calendar.

The 3rd Annual Red Hook Walks, a Street Fair sponsored by SBIDC, is just around the corner! On Friday June 9th, from 6pm to 10pm, Van Brunt Street from Visitation Place to Dikeman Street will close down for the event. Meet local business owners and neighbors, enjoy live music and participate in activities for all ages! […]

Red Hook Benefit for Planned Parenthood by Maryam Daghmoumi

During the tumultuous political environment over the last 100 plus days, it’s been easy to feel defeated from time to time. It’s a scary feeling to wake up each morning, only to hear about yet another inalienable human right the higher-ups are trying to take away from us.  I take solace in knowing, however, that as […]

Two Trees Artist Subsidy Program by Maryam Daghmoumi

The 2017 awardee’s for Two Trees’ Artist Subsidy Program were just recently announced! Twelve artists and two local art organizations have been selected, based on their commitment to community engagement, social impact and quality of work, to benefit from reduced rents in Dumbo for their studios and work spaces. For those of you who would like […]