Mainland Studio by Shyda Hoque

I spent some time with Nat Tingley and Martha Main in their home as it just hit the market for the first time in 5 years.  I have seen many transformations of apartments throughout the years but was blown away by what Nat and Martha created. They were also the design team behind Red Hook’s latest culinary destination, Rita.   I […]

Cowhey Marine Hardware, c. 1862 – 2006 by The Red Hook WaterStories Team

Cowhey Marine Hardware operated in Red Hook for about 150 years. The rump remains of the business was at 440 Van Brunt Street, the northwest corner of Van Brunt and Beard Street, and closed in 2005. Cowhey donated their final inventory to PortSide NewYork who has kept sample selections of their marine hardware and their 1941 […]

Last Day for the Red Hook Prom Dress Swap!

As we all know, or should know since we put out a Save the Date blog months ago, the Red Hook Prom is this Saturday, June 2nd! We are so ready! Are you? For anyone that needs a retro dress or have one and would like to donate, tonight is your last chance to visit […]

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 Fundraiser/Meet and Greet with Genesis Aquino!

Realty Collective hosted a meet and greet on Sunday with a woman named Genesis Aquino who is running for district leader in order to be an active voice that truly represents all residents of the 51st AD. She will work to establish transparency in our Brooklyn Democratic Party & to ensure that all residents have […]

Title Fight: Louis Heineman vs. William Beard

By The Red Hook WaterStories team “No man ever, perhaps, got so much the best of old Beard as did Louis Heineman, the housemover of the Twelfth ward.” (The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 19, 1891) When Louis Heineman died in 1904, he was reportedly 104 years old, and likely the oldest man in Red Hook […]

Red Hook Meet Your Neighbors Event.

Calling all Red Hook community members! Mark you calendars for this Friday May 4th and stop by our Van Brunt office from 6pm-8pm because we are hosting a “Meet Your Neighbors” happy hour event. The fabulous Cora Dance will be performing and Council Member Carlos Menchaca will be our guest speaker for the evening. Another […]

Red Hook Crit is Tomorrow!

If you have been counting down the days until Red Hook Crit then you must be excited to have only one more to go! We enjoy being one of the spectators every year and this year the forecast for mild weather and lots of sun is a nice bonus. Along with this annual cycle race […]

Underwater ROV demonstration at PortSide tomorrow!

We’ve gotten some thrilling information from a friend at PortSide New York about a special event happening tomorrow at their site, 190 Pioneer! This demo will feature an underwater ROV, which stands for remotely operated vehicle. So basically an underwater drone. Very cool! This is a perfect after school experience since it begins at 4pm […]