Events and Happenings this Weekend.

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend, getting up in the 70’s again on Sunday! Hurray! Spring is here and we are planning on taking full advantage and spending our days outside this weekend. Saturday is an important day for all of us resisting the current administration and all the craziness that comes with it. […]

Calling on Artists for Red Hook Project.

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency and Council Member Carlos Menchaca are accepting submissions from professional artists for a temporary art commission in Red Hook, Brooklyn.  The focus of this project is “climate change” and the deadline to apply has aptly been set for Earth day, April 22nd. […]

5th Annual Red Hook Prom is Announced!

We are so excited for the Red Hook Prom, the yearly dance party to benefit the Cora Dance Organization!  The date is set for May 6th at 7pm and we are told the event will be extended until midnight this year. We wanted to share this with our Red Hook friends and neighbors so you […]

RHI Impacting Mental Health in Red Hook.

RHI (Red Hook Initiative) has been offering one-on-one counseling to the youth in Red Hook for the last year.  This was just a start to what has become a partnership with ThriveNYC’s Connections to Care (C2C) to expand mental health care in Red Hook, thanks to a three year grant received last March from The Mayor’s Fund to Advance […]

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. […]

Zerowaste in NYC by Sachia Munroe

I met a young woman at my train stop in Bed-Stuy who works for NYC Compost Project and is collecting items for soiling at Red Hook Community Farm. Living in a city among so many other human beings, we all know how important it is to reduce our waste. Here is just one small thing […]

Red Hook Fest 2017 Dates Announced!

We were very excited to receive an email from Dance Theatre Etcetera informing us that the dates for Red Hook Fest have been set! This not only reminds us that the huge weekend long festival, which “features a lineup of professional bands and dance companies, plus free activities for all ages like kayak rides in […]

Crow Hill Construction moves to Red Hook by Maryam Daghmoumi

I would like to formally introduce you all to Red Hook’s newest addition to the artist and fabricator community, Crow Hill Construction, a.k.a Dry Dock Studios.  These are the new tenants, as of late February, who rented the retail and manufacturing hybrid on Van Brunt Street that formerly housed Tribe Bicycles.     The owner plans […]

Red Hook Two-Family Home Open House

We blogged yesterday about an open house in Red Hook for a gorgeous brick carriage house at 97 King Street. We have another open house in Red Hook to share with you today! The description for this two-family brick home is below but you can read more and view the floorplans on Streeteasy. You can […]

New Record Shop in Carroll Gardens.

Almost Ready Records, at 135 Huntington St, opened up at the beginning of the year and we’ve checked it out and give it two thumbs up! When we glanced at the new space we originally thought it was declaring that this record store was “almost ready” as in “coming soon”.  But we soon discovered our mistake. Like […]