Valentine’s Day in Brooklyn.

There are plenty of restaurants to go with your sweetheart tomorrow in Brooklyn! We suggest stopping into the luscious and indulgent Marie Antoinette-themed Boudoir Bar in Cobble Hill for a cocktail before venturing out. Here is a list of the top five romantic restaurants in Brooklyn via Ode à la Rose. Red Hook’s Good Fork […]

Red Hook Star Revue’s 1st Annual Pizza Party!

  The Red Hook Star Revue is a community newspaper reporting news on Red Hook and some surrounding South Brooklyn neighborhoods. They will be hosting their first annual pizza party on Monday, February 12th from 7pm-10pm at Sam’s (238 Court Street).  We wanted to share with all of our Red Hook neighbors so you can […]

Wet Whistle Grand Opening in Red Hook by Maryam Daghmoumi

Let us give a warm welcome to a new Red Hook small business neighbor, Wet Whistle, the new wine store that took over our very much loved Botte di Vino a few weeks ago. Cory and his wife Megan have already opened their doors to the few of us, but they will be having a […]

Open House in Red Hook Saturday for Multi-Family Home.

Realty Collective’s Maryam Daghmoumi will be holding an open house for this brand new listing in Red Hook. This Saturday, January 20th, from 1pm-2pm stop by 10 Huntington Street to view this “semi-attached 3-family, 2400sqft wood frame house (20 x 40 on a 20 x 100 lot, zoned R5) your new home or investment”.  See […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shopping Pies for the Holidays.

The holidays are approaching and by the end of this week many of us will be finished shopping. Many holiday markets have come and gone and now we will only have to think about what tasty morsels we’ll be serving for holiday parties or family dinners next week. Ordering hams or turkeys from places like Whole […]

Brooklyn Spar Company By The Red Hook WaterStories Team

In 1921, the Brooklyn Spar Company advertised in The Marine Journal that it sold wooden masts and posts for derricks and flag poles, which the company made at its waterfront facility at the foot of Columbia Street. In O.R. Pilat’s 1929 article, John J. Murphy, a 40-year veteran of the Brooklyn spar business, said that during World War […]

Red Hook Estate Sale This Weekend.

Realty Collective’s Van Brunt office (351 Van Brunt Street) will be hosting an estate sale tomorrow from 9am-4pm and Sunday from 10am-2pm.  Stop by if you’re in the area. There will be furniture, textiles, ceramics, books and more.  All curated from the collection of a designer. If you know anyone who may be interested in […]

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 […]