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 […]

Sunny Weekend Ahead!

Looks like we are finally getting some good beach weather starting on Friday and hopefully lasting through Saturday until the thunderstorms begin. It’s time to plan for a beach or park outing! Coney Island, the Rockaways, Jacob Riis and Fort Tilden are the go-to beaches for Brooklyners and we’ve visited beaches within 90 minute drive […]

World Maker Faire is Coming Soon.

One of our favorite events is coming to town September 23rd and 24th at the New York Hall of Science in Queens.  It’s the World Maker Faire! September seems to be the month for innovations seeing as Brooklyn hosted the Worlds Fair Nano featuring new tech designs over the weekend.  Its a lovely event to […]

A Day Trip to Queens.

We’ve blogged in the past about day trips out of Brooklyn to places like the Hudson Valley or some beachy areas in the summer months but what about about Kings County’s sister Borough.  Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Queens! 1. Visit Forest Hills- Pure Wow featured a blog titled […]

Brooklyn Queens Connector Streetcar by Darlene Miller

What are your thoughts on the proposed BQX ( Brooklyn Queens Connector Streetcar) that will travel from Sunset Park, BK to Astoria, QN (along the waterfront)?  Some Brooklynites attended a “visioning session” to see / hear what developers plans are and to give their input.   Some concerns were whether the the streetcar would be […]