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 […]

Remembering the Park Slope Plane Crash of 1960 by Arthur Mallett

When I stopped in to Cousin John’s bakery for a banana cream pie the other day, a black and white picture on the wall caught my attention. The photo showed a street scene that was easily identifiable as the stretch of 7th Avenue just outside the door. Scattered across the street were what appeared to […]

Photos of the Tax March!

We attended the Tax March in New York City, which started at Bryant Park and ended in midtown in front Trump Tower, over the weekend and were so happy to see the huge crowds of people still fighting for what they believe in.  We saw some pretty great signs and the biggest sight to see […]

A Day at Brooklyn Museum and Upcoming Exhibits.

We spent a lovely day at the Brooklyn Museum the other day and wanted to share some photos in the gallery below.  Beyond looking at their extensive collection of art and historical items, we enjoyed reveling at the immensity of the architecture and details of the interior.  It is a gorgeous building inside and out and […]

Events and Happenings this Weekend.

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend, getting up in the 70’s again on Sunday! Hurray! Spring is here and we are planning on taking full advantage and spending our days outside this weekend. Saturday is an important day for all of us resisting the current administration and all the craziness that comes with it. […]

Participatory Budgeting is Almost Here.

Participatory budgeting is a wonderful opportunity to have a say in what improvements are made to your community.  There is a list of nominated projects and you can vote for which ones, within your district, you think the budget should include.  This year it’s even easier to share your opinion because they have made it […]

Zerowaste in NYC by Sachia Munroe

I met a young woman at my train stop in Bed-Stuy who works for NYC Compost Project and is collecting items for soiling at Red Hook Community Farm. Living in a city among so many other human beings, we all know how important it is to reduce our waste. Here is just one small thing […]