RealTours: A Day in Windsor Terrace

Windsor Terrace is a quiet little neighborhood just south of South Slope.  It’s mostly residential with only main commercial street running down the center.  That’s Prospect Avenue.  On the very south end there is Ft. Hamilton Parkway, which has a few more cafes, which borders Kensington.  Here is a perfect Saturday in Windsor Terrace. Morning: […]

RealTours: A Day in Fort Greene with Shyda Hoque

Ft. Greene is a microcosm of how the world is. I can see why so many creative souls from Walt Whitman and Gwendolyn B. Bennett to Spike Lee and Amitav Ghosh? have made this neighborhood their home.  Ft. Greene was one of my favorite neighborhoods to live in.  I loved the people, architecture, cultural places […]

RealTours: A Day in Brooklyn with Saira Toppin.

Saira Toppin, one of RC’s newest agents, lives right on the border of Crown Heights and Brownsville. She’s ventures out of her neighborhood more often than she stays in it so her picks are all over Brooklyn. Coffee: I’m more of a tea girl, but the last place I had a coffee was from Beny’s […]

RealTours: A Day in Red Hook with Jane Herro.

Jane moved to Red Hook a little over a year ago, and absolutely loves living here. She is originally from the midwest, and enjoys how her new home gives her that same neighborhood vibe. Here are her favorite spots in Red Hook and the surrounding areas. Morning: Baked is my first stop! Stumptown Coffee is […]

RealTours: A Day in Red Hook and Carroll Gardens with Amy Mazziotti.

Amy Mazziotti, who currently resides in Staten Island, was a resident of both Fort Greene and Red Hook for many years before moving and since she works in the hood she’s still able to visit her favorite restaurants and boutiques.  Here’s what she has to say about Brooklyn and her top picks. A lot has […]

RealTours: A Day in Crown Heights with Arthur Mallett

Crown Heights is home to a diverse array of restaurants, shops, and people.  Arthur Mallett calls the neighborhood home and would like to share his favorite spots in and around his hood to those who may not be familiar with the area.  Morning: My favorite morning spot is Outpost Cafe on Fulton Street. The friendly […]