Summer Literacy Tutoring in Brooklyn.

Today is the last day of school for public schools in our five boroughs.  We blogged last week about fun summer kids activities and camps for anyone looking for ideas on how to spend the season. Keeping up with the academic strides your child has made is also very important and today we’d like to promote […]

Is Sunset Park Brooklyn’s Next Hot Neighborhood? by David Anger

Just a short trip southwest from the skyrocketing rents of Park Slope, past the cemetery and Greenwood Heights, lies one of the most authentic and welcoming neighborhoods that Brooklyn has to offer. I’m talking about Sunset Park, of course. This beautiful neighborhood still features affordable rents and has been recently rejuvenated by new accessibility and […]

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 […]

Open House for this Park Slope Co-op Tonight.

Can you imagine living across the street from the breathtaking and vast green meadows and ramble of Prospect Park?  How about finding such a perfectly located one bedroom for well under $550,000? Tonight Realty Collective’s Victoria Hagman is showing this charming one bedroom on Prospect Park West, which is priced at $535,000 with a low maintenance of $490.59 a month. You […]

Strengthen Lengthen Tone is Coming to Brooklyn by Joshua Silbert

There is a lot of expansion taking place for SLT (Strengthen Lengthen Tone), which will have a total of 14 studios in the coming months.  With locations in the New York, New Jersey, and Philadelphia areas, they are making their way to Brooklyn as well by merging with Brooklyn Bodyburn studios within the next few months and opening a […]

Green-Wood Cemetery Photo Contest.

Anyone with a talent and interest in photography out there has one week to capture a winning shot for the Green-Wood Cemetery 2017 summer calendar! The green space is beautiful and, taking a quiet walk around the historic cemetery, one is sure to be inspired to snap some lovely photos.  For anyone who hasn’t been […]

Meeting in Brooklyn Concerning Trump Budget Cuts

After posting photos about the Tax March earlier this week, we want to keep the momentum going! We strive to stay woke and connected to our community.  In the past we have focused on meetings or rallies in Red Hook, Carroll Gardens and Clinton Hill because that is where our offices are located and where we are […]

Just Listed! Open House Sunday for this Park Slope Condo.

Realty Collective’s Victoria Hagman will be holding an open house for this 1.5 bedroom condo in Park Slope. This apartment was listed only a couple of days ago for $815,000, this Sunday will be the first open house and it’s already been saved by dozens of users on Streeteasy.  The description and gallery are below.  To learn […]

An Artist’s Soup Kitchen at Open Source.

All volunteer slots are full for the Open Source Gallery soup kitchen but you can still spread the word about this nightly event.  Any and all are welcome to come eat and mingle from 7pm-9pm any night of December at this South Slope gallery  (photo above from their website). More info about what to expect […]

Broccolino NYC Opening in Smith Street.

Formerly Hunter’s, and right next door to Stinky Brooklyn, is 213 Smith Street with a huge sign in the window announcing that Broccolino NYC will soon be opening in this spot.  This Italian restaurant isn’t new to the Brooklyn scene.  They have a second location near the Barclays Center on Dean Street, though food is […]