Crown Heights Losing Some of its Spice by Arthur Mallett

Developer Bruce Eichner’s Continuum Company and Joel Bergstein’s Lincoln Equities have partnered up for a deal to purchase a series of buildings from spice importers J. Golombeck Inc. and build a massive four-building residential complex The Real Deal reports. Abutting Prospect Park’s east side, the tract at the corner of Franklin Ave and Montgomery Street is comprised of […]

Puerto Rico Hurricane Disaster Relief Efforts in Brooklyn.

The kindness that follows a tragedy is always what keeps us sane and optimistic.  We are seeing that kindness throughout our communities here in Brooklyn in regards to Puerto Rico’s heartbreaking situation.  New Yorkers are coming together to raise money and donate to our fellow humans 1,600 miles south of us.  @Planta Baja Studio in Clinton […]

World Maker Faire is Coming Soon.

One of our favorite events is coming to town September 23rd and 24th at the New York Hall of Science in Queens.  It’s the World Maker Faire! September seems to be the month for innovations seeing as Brooklyn hosted the Worlds Fair Nano featuring new tech designs over the weekend.  Its a lovely event to […]

Prospect Park Alliance Harvest Festival

Did you know that we are celebrating Prospect Park’s 150th anniversary this year? We are so lucky to have this sprawling gorgeous park as Brooklyn’s backyard.  Coming up is just one of the many events that the Prospect Park Alliance hosts, the Harvest Festival.  It’s time to start having Autumn fun! Sunday, September 24th from […]

A Visit to the NY Transit Museum.

We wouldn’t quite call the New York Transit Museum a hidden gem, even though it is located underground and there are usually very few crowds when we’ve visited in the past, but it certainly is a neighborhood treasure.  One of the most unique museums you’ll find in New York, the space presents the history of […]

Calculating Renovation Costs.

When purchasing a new home or apartment in New York, possible renovation costs will need to be figured into your budget if you are open to looking at fixer uppers.  Sellers should also think about making upgrades, if they can, before putting their home on the market.  Or maybe you are a homeowner who isn’t […]

Summer Movies in NYC by Shyda Hoque

It would not be summer without outdoor movies.  It is a place to gather with friends and enjoy a nice meal in the park while watching nostalgic hits from our childhood. I remember a few years back watching Jurassic Park in McCarren Park with many people who were seeing it on the big screen for the […]

Climb or Zip at Bronx Zoo Starting Today!

Today is the opening day of the Bronx Zoo’s new enterprise, Treetop Adventure!  There are two sections of this new park and both sound incredibly exhilarating. First is climbing.  On their website this activity is described as more than simply climbing.  It sounds like an obstacle course in the treetops where you can “swing from rope to […]

Nitehawk Cinema coming to Park Slope! by David Anger

Nitehawk Cinema is one of the cities most popular film destinations, screening a combination of new movies, retro films and themed film series such as Spoons, Toons, and Booze and The Deuce. It opened in 2011 in the heart of Williamsburg and provides a boutique experience accompanied by fine dining and drinks. This unique approach to […]

Race Cars are Coming to Red Hook! by Sandra Manley

On July 15th and 16th, the International ePrix Formula E Car Championship will come to Red Hook. It is the first motor sports event to be held in New York City. The FIA-sanctioned ePrix is the world’s first fully electric, single-seater racing series. The series was conceived in 2012, and the inaugural championship was held in […]