Women-Owned Brooklyn Business #3: Rita by Shyda Hoque

Have you stopped by Rita in Red Hook? Mary Ellen Amato who was the former executive chef at Court Street Grocers decided to pursue the solo project at the former home/made spot at 293 Van Brunt. Rita is an inviting space with delicious Spanish influenced items including:  Torrijas (Spanish French Toast), La Mallorquina and a porridge […]

Hope and Anchor Closing Shop.

We were browsing Facebook yesterday and saw this message (also below) posted the day before from one of our favorite Red Hook establishments, Hope and Anchor. We remember many a night grabbing a bite, having a drink or singing our hearts out at Karaoke here and are so sad to see that they’ll be closing […]

First Annual Lobster Trap Tree Lighting in Red Hook.

Here’s a novel idea, though apparently a tradition in Maine.  Red Hook Lobster Pound will be holding it’s first annual lobster trap tree lighting.  That’s right, they will be making a Christmas tree out of lobster traps! Clever, huh? All day today, beginning at 11:30am when they open, they will be offering $25 lobster dinners […]