Halloween Decor Starts in Brooklyn.

There is so much to do in Brooklyn during the month of October. One of our favorite things is just walking around close to Halloween and looking at all the spooky decor. We’ve noticed that people have begun putting their outdoor decorations up and we have snapped a couple of photos here and there to […]

Brooklyn Daytripper: Statue of Liberty Crown Visit

You don’t know how many people we’ve talked to who have lived here for decades and have not visited some New York sights, such as the Statue of Liberty or the Empire State Building. So many of us consider those to be “tourist attractions” but we decided to brave the lines and go visit Lady […]

How to Become an All-Cash Buyer. Tips from a Mortgage Professional.

We’ve worked with Mark Maimon of Freedom Mortgage several times, often partnering up to host our Buying into Brooklyn workshops, and below is an example of the expert advice he gives. You can read more of his blogs here! Convert Your Buyers into All-Cash Buyers by Mark Maimon It’s no secret that cash buyers have […]

Announcement: RC’s Victoria Hagman is Running for County Committee!

First let’s get definitions out of the way. What is County Committee? County Committee is a grassroots body within the local Democratic Party, that includes thousands of people representing their blocks.  We are part of the Rep Your Block campaign, a community-led effort which is fighting to increase grassroots participation and fight corruption within the […]

Back to School Charity Drives.

New York City kids will be going back to school very soon and parents are scrambling to make sure their kids have all their supplies on the list they were given. Let’s stop for a moment and think about the children of this city whose parents can’t afford to purchase that long list of goods. […]

Summer Streets by Shyda Hoque

Photo via NYC DOT Tomorrow is the last weekend of NYC Summer Streets.  The Department of Transportation program turns Park avenue to a car-free zone and there are plenty of activities for kids of all ages to participate in.  This marks the 11th season and every year this program becomes more popular and there were over 300,000 […]

Visit caribBEING House for Target First Saturday at Brooklyn Museum.

This Saturday, August 4th between 5pm and 10pm, Brooklyn Museum is holding it’s monthly Target First Saturday event. This month it’s featuring a mobile art center from local Brooklyn creative hub, caribBEING. Described on the museum’s site as “Caribbean voices through art and activations”, it’s sure to be a lovely cultural experience! Read more below. […]

Brooklyn Daytripper: Hudson Valley

The Hudson Valley, with it’s idyllic small towns overlooking the river, is only a 90 minute drive from us and a perfect day trip if you want to get away from the city and find some peace and quiet. There are plenty of options for all types of activities but for a general view of […]

Dining Al Fresco in Brooklyn.

We have had some lovely evenings the last couple of nights and it reminds us to take advantage of enjoying the outdoors not just during the daytime hours but also after the sun goes down. One of our favorite summer activities is eating dinner or sitting with a cocktail outdoors. While there are dozens of […]

Day Trip to Astoria.

Our perfect day in Astoria would start with a visit to a cute and cozy coffee shop/cafe called Sonbobs at 34-15 28th Avenue. Delicious baked goods, quirky decor, great coffee and a warm and friendly owner named Sonnie make this one of the most charming spots in the area. After you’ve gotten a bite to […]