Spotlight on HealHaus by Shyda Hoque

I’ve been spending my summer at HealHaus in Clinton Hill which opened in May this year. The space spans 1100 sq ft and is a holistic wellness space that includes a yoga center, treatment spaces for accupuncture and other healing modalities plus a juice bar and cafe.  Upon walking in you are welcomed by the incredible design […]

A Class on Dating Tonight.

Let’s face it dating is difficult and dating in New York is even more daunting. So many unspoken rules involved and new technology means the rules are always changing. Tonight the Brooklyn Brainery in Prospect Heights will be holding a class for anyone perplexed by the rituals and rules of dating called The Dating Dilemma – mating […]

Women-Owned Business Part 5: Michelle Mannix and Cook Space.

We are well acquainted with Michelle Mannix’s business ventures. She was in the neighborhood not too long ago as co-owner of Ted and Honey and recently opened a spot in Prospect Heights called Cook Space, a cooking school and catering space. We are happy to have had the opportunity to ask Michelle about her new […]

RealTours: Prospect Heights with Shyda Hoque

Prospect Heights is one of the most exciting neighborhoods where you will not lack the historic beauty of brownstone tree-lined blocks and some of the most delicious places to eat and enjoy things to do.  It helps that almost every train is close to this neighborhood.  Here are just a few suggestions for this real […]

Last Minute Gift Fair All Day Tomorrow.

  Many of you will be rolling out of town today as it is the busiest travel day of the year.  For those of you staying, there is much to do in preparation for the holidays.  Cooking, wrapping, decorating! Have you checked off everyone on your gift list?  If not Brooklyn Brainery’s got you covered! […]

Labor Day West Indian Carnival and More.

Labor Day along Eastern Parkway becomes a sea of colorfully-dressed West Indian American parade goers celebrating and dancing down the street.  Also known as the New York Caribbean Carnival, this event is amazingly vibrant. It’s a wonderful experience to feel so much joy and pride surrounding you and it’s hard not to get wrapped up […]

Ample Hills Creamery Classes.

Ample Hills Creamery opened up their first shop in Prospect Heights Brooklyn only six years ago.  Their large two-story space in Gowanus followed a few years later and since then they have expanded pretty quickly with a few more permanent stores in Manhattan and Brooklyn and two seasonal shops in Brooklyn Bridge Park and Jacob […]

July Classes for Brooklyn Brainery.

We wanted to share the Brainery’s July schedule and remind you of all the wonderful  and unique courses they offer, such as a moisturizer and lip balm workshop being offered on July 2nd or a course on birding on July 6th.  One class on June 29th at their Prospect Heights location is entitled “The Long and Fascinating History […]

Calling all Organizers and Artists for Post-Election Help.

On December 3rd from 6pm-8pm, Brooklyn museum will be holding a community resource fair as part of their Target First Saturday program.  This particular fair will focus on post election advocacy.  If you want to learn what you can do to make a difference in your community then attending this event is a first step. […]

Brooklyn Brainery Opens in Windsor Terrace!

It’s no secret that we are fans of Brooklyn Brainery.  We blogged about this community education storefront years ago when they opened their first shop on Court Street in Carroll Gardens and we occasionally share info on classes they are hosting.  That space on Court has since closed and they are now housed at 190 […]