Volunteer for District 39!

In the wake of election day, where in some Brooklyn areas turnout exceeded expectations, many of you may be feeling energized and ready to get involved in local politics.  Attending your community board meetings is definitely a good place to start and we encourage all who can to do that.  Here is another way to […]

RealTours: A Day in South Slope

Park Slope is a sprawling neighborhood and years ago people began calling the south end of the area, which could also have been considered Greenwood Heights, South Slope.  It a bit quieter than the north end and a bit more affordable.  It is just as gorgeous, though, with brownstones and tree-lined streets. Here is our […]

3 Outdoor Brooklyn Bars for Labor Day Drinks.

As the long weekend approaches and the summer comes to an end a lot of us are having the same thought.  “I need a drink!”. Well, there aren’t many weekends left to take advantage of sitting on a bar’s patio or garden area and having a few drinks while the sun goes down.  Here are […]

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 […]