Taste of Red Hook by Jane Herro

The 11th Annual Taste of Red Hook is coming up and tickets for the event are now on sale! 50 award-winning restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries will gather for one night only at the Liberty Warehouse offering a variety of delicious drinks and bites for guests. A silent auction and raffle for the “ultimate Tesla […]

Eerie Canal Bicentennial Celebration in Red Hook!

On September 3rd at 8pm join the Waterfront Museum in Red Hook to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Eerie Canal, a 363 mile long canal that runs through New York. The Heartland Passage Tour  is the name of this celebration that will entail a concert and movie screening.  Read more about the event and […]

Pig Island is September 9th in Red Hook.

We remember the very first Pig Island, which was a pig feast that took place on Governors Island originally, and it feels like such a short time ago.  We can’t believe it is going on it’s 8th year! It has since moved to Red Hook and will take place at Eerie Basin Park on September […]

Chef Journeys by Maryam Daghmoumi.

A new business has come to Red Hook. Not just a new business, but a different take on a still relatively new business model.  Chef Journeys recently took over the old Rebuilding Together space at 285 Van Brunt Street recently. After a few months of building out they finally took down the brown paper window coverings […]

Beastly Bite Becomes Wi Nail & Spa on Court.

The corner shop at 490 Court Street had transformed.  Wi Nail and Spa is now having it’s grand opening and the dark wood panels on the new exterior look lovely! We have to admit we were surprised to see the former tenant go.  The space was occupied by Beastly Bite, a pet food and accessories […]

Tickets on Sale for Taste of Brooklyn.

The 11th annual Taste of Brooklyn is set for September 26th and tickets are now on sale for this benefit Red Hook Initiative.  This annual event is not only a lot of fun but proceeds will be going to a wonderful cause.  RHI supports youth in the community of Red Hook and can continue doing […]

New Tattoo Shop on Court.

At the far south end of Court Street in Carroll Gardens stands a storefront that’s now called Nice Tattoo.  The exterior is a lovely color blue and it looks clean and simple.  493 Court Street used to be a barber shop so you would think the transformation shouldn’t have been too difficult.  Nice Tattoo looks […]

Response to Red Hook Star Revue’s “Beard Street Compromise”

At the beginning of the month the Red Hook Star Revue published this article about the bar, Narrow Water Brewing, opening on 158 Beard Street.  Many Red Hook residents had concerns about this establishment opening at this location and spoke up recently at a community meeting. Realty Collective owner and CB6 member, Victoria Hagman, was at this […]

Red Hook Histories : East River Ferry, then and now by Maryam Daghmoumi

Hopefully, many of you have already had a chance to take the new South Brooklyn Ferry route that launched on June 1st. If you haven’t yet had the chance, then you are missing out on literally the best way to get in and out of the Red Hook / Columbia Waterfront District area.  For those that […]

Commercial Spaces in Red Hook.

Anyone who lives or works in Red Hook can tell you that the neighborhood has a wonderfully tight-knit community of small business owners. Its a diverse mixture of retail, restaurants/bars, artists and manufacturers. Many of whom have made a name for themselves and turned the area into a destination shopping and dining district. Now is […]