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 […]

A Local Gallery’s Call to Action by Maryam Daghmoumi

There have been some very interesting things happening near the corner of Wolcott and Richards St, here in Red Hook.  Last weekend, Kustera,  a local gallery and brain child of Anna Kustera and Jack Tilton, who have collaborated to launch the careers of many prominent artists, and have opened galleries in Soho, Chelsea and now […]

An agent of change (and real estate): Victoria Hagman of Realty Collective

There are certain things you expect to see in the windows of real estate offices. Donald Trump’s hair is not one of them. For the opening and closing of the group art exhibition, Gut Rehab, an installation of the Donald’s hair called the Trump Hut (which made an appearance at the Republican National Convention, along […]

A Message From Carlos Menchaca

We received the message below from our Council Member, Carlos Menchaca, and wanted to pass it along!  We’re so proud of Menchaca and all the politicians standing up for immigrant rights and protesting alongside their constituents. We’ve been hearing about a lot of folks putting pressure on our local politicians, in fact we blogged about the protest […]

Holiday Food Shopping in the Hood.

If you are one of the lucky ones that get to stay here for the Holidays then you may have a daunting task on your hands, food shopping around the holidays.  Hopefully you’ve pre-ordered whatever you need to pre-order by now.  The Gowanus Whole Foods has been out of a lot of items, such as their […]

Brooklyn’s Best Pies for the Holidays.

Whether you are hosting a holiday meal at your place or going to someone else’s, pie is essential to have or bring.  There are so many mouth watering options around Brooklyn that it was hard to pick but here are our top choices.   Fruit Pies: Buttery, melt in your mouth, tart, and slightly salty, […]