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 […]

Crow Hill Construction moves to Red Hook by Maryam Daghmoumi

I would like to formally introduce you all to Red Hook’s newest addition to the artist and fabricator community, Crow Hill Construction, a.k.a Dry Dock Studios.  These are the new tenants, as of late February, who rented the retail and manufacturing hybrid on Van Brunt Street that formerly housed Tribe Bicycles.     The owner plans […]

A Local Gallery’s Call to Action by Maryam Daghmoumi

There have been some very interesting things happening near the corner of Wolcott and Richards St, here in Red Hook.  Last weekend, Kustera,  a local gallery and brain child of Anna Kustera and Jack Tilton, who have collaborated to launch the careers of many prominent artists, and have opened galleries in Soho, Chelsea and now […]

Leases signed on this very unique 2 bedroom!

For anyone looking for rich and one of a kind details this 2 bedroom/2 bathroom apartment in Carroll Gardens had plenty.  The landlords were offering the home furnished or unfurnished and the space had plenty of closets.  The stunning library/dining room (above) alone would be a selling point for many looking at this parlor and […]

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 […]