Health Fair at Red Hook Library Saturday.

Library programs are so important for a community and it’s wonderful that the Red Hook library hosts informative sessions like this health and wellness fair. We think of the library as a place to bring our kids for storytelling events and checking out books or studying but they do so much for adults in the […]

It’s Time for the Smith Street Fair! by Sandra Manley

Looking for some Summertime fun? The Smith Street Fair has been scheduled for Sunday, June 25th from 12pm to 6pm, rain or shine. The fair will feature plenty of food, live music, and arts and crafts, along Smith Street from Union to Bergen. The Smith Street Fair has been an annual event for 23 years and […]

Celebrating 12 Years of Business!

We have just celebrated our 12 year anniversary and we’d like to thank our clients, landlords, and community members for making this a possibility! Though Realty Collective has evolved over these dozen years, our passion for Brooklyn and determination to offer quality service to all those searching for a place to call home in this […]

Community Lunch at Pioneer Works this Week.

Whenever we here about a creative event that brings the community together like this one it reminds us how much we love Red Hook.  Community Lunch in the garden (pictured above) at Pioneer Works will begin this Thursday, June 15th and run the entirety of the summer months every other week on Thursdays from 12:30-2pm. No […]

Red Hook History Part 1 by Maryam Daghmoumi

Walking around Red Hook this past week felt like I was stepping through a worm hole, into a time when Red Hook would have been a busy, bustling port town and not just the sleepy little seaside community I have known for so long.  Maybe it was the hordes of sailors docked here for Fleet […]

NYC Ferry News by Shyda Hoque.

The NYC Ferry launches their South Brooklyn route tomorrow With the price of a subway fare, $2.75, you will be able to ride from Bay Ridge to Wall Street in about 49 mins. There are free transfers to other NYC ferries on other routes but you will not be able to receive a free transfer […]

Red Hook Walks and “Makers of Red Hook” Calendar.

The 3rd Annual Red Hook Walks, a Street Fair sponsored by SBIDC, is just around the corner! On Friday June 9th, from 6pm to 10pm, Van Brunt Street from Visitation Place to Dikeman Street will close down for the event. Meet local business owners and neighbors, enjoy live music and participate in activities for all ages! […]

NYC Ferry in Red Hook + Free Breakfast at PortSide!

Big news for Red Hook this week!!! June 1st will mark the first day the Red Hook ferry will begin running. The very first boat will launch at 6:52 AM.  To celebrate this event, PortSide New York will be serving up a free continental breakfast on the historic ship Mary H. Whalen right next to […]

Race Cars are Coming to Red Hook! by Sandra Manley

On July 15th and 16th, the International ePrix Formula E Car Championship will come to Red Hook. It is the first motor sports event to be held in New York City. The FIA-sanctioned ePrix is the world’s first fully electric, single-seater racing series. The series was conceived in 2012, and the inaugural championship was held in […]

Red Hook’s Waterfront Barge’s Shows

The Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge in Red Hook Brooklyn opened it’s spring season on May 7th with a children’s theater production of Amelia & Her Paper Tigers.  If you have children (or don’t) and regret that you missed this fun kids activity in the neighborhood you need not worry.  On June 4th you can […]