Red Hook Fest This Weekend!

This is a big year for Dance Theater Etcetera, a non-profit in Red Hook Brooklyn who “unites artists and community members as co-creators in dynamic cultural activities”. It’s the 25th year that Red Hook Fest will be taking place. This time it’s on June 1st and 2nd, so make a note of that and come […]

Book a Table at Red Hook Flea.

Happy Memorial Day everyone! We hope you are having a lovely weekend. Weather is not ideal but perhaps you took advantage on those earlier sunny weekend days! Looking ahead towards more warm weekends, we have the Red Hook Flea coming up. For anyone who would like a table to sell their product or spread the […]

Red Hook Peacemaking Program Fundraiser Tonight!

When thinking about our neighborhood we are so proud that we can boast so many wonderful organizations based in Red Hook that support the community. The Red Hook Community Justice Center is one of those and will be holding a fundraiser tonight at Rocky Sullivans (46 Beard Street) for the Peacemaking Program, which you can […]

Red Hook History: Bars and Restaurants in the 1880s by Maryam Daghmoumi

The idea behind this Red Hook history blog is to get a snap shot view of the restaurants and bars in Red Hook, Brooklyn in the late 1800s according to the research done by Maggie Blanck. First I feel compelled to mention that there were 10 restaurants listed in the 1883 directory and 16 listed […]

Pig Island is September 9th in Red Hook.

We remember the very first Pig Island, which was a pig feast that took place on Governors Island originally, and it feels like such a short time ago.  We can’t believe it is going on it’s 8th year! It has since moved to Red Hook and will take place at Eerie Basin Park on September […]

Red Hook Rake-O-Rama Volunteers Needed.

Now that the snow has melted and the weather is looking a little more spring-like (or at least headed in that direction) we wanted to share this volunteer opportunity with you.  Let’s beautify Red Hook together for the warmer months ahead!  This is the last Rake-O-Rama scheduled so far.  It’s on April 1st at 10am. […]

Updates on Pastificio Flora coming to Park Slope.

We have no shortage of Italian food in and around our area but this new Italian Restaurant, Flora, coming to 8th Ave in Park Slope looks very promising.  We learned a few things from the blog Here’s Park Slope and the restaurants social about what to expect, which is fresh homemade pasta and high quality authentic […]

Red Hook Integrated Flood Protection System Meeting Tonight.

Meeting # 3 on the Integrated Flood Protection System and the feasibility study conducted about this system will commence tonight at 6:30pm at PS 15 (71 Sullivan Street).  The Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency and the New York City Economic Development Corp are hosting this event and would like the public to come out […]

Widow Jane Turns Four!

This Friday, October 14th from 7-11pm, join Widow Jane Whiskey Distillery in celebrating it’s 4th year anniversary.  Red Hook is home to so many wonderful small businesses.  Widow Jane makes an amazing quality product and we aren’t surprised they’ve thrived in this neighborhood!  Along with whiskey tastings, they will have BBQ and live music at […]

Spotlight on BWAC Art Show in Red Hook.

We saw this great write up in Huffington Post on the BWAC Art Show and thought we’d share it.  Delicious and acclaimed restaurants, great shopping, visual art shows and performing arts productions.  All of thes things make Red Hook a lovely destination for a day trip (and a great place to live and work!). This article focuses not only on the […]