Women-Owned Brooklyn Business Series: Olly Oxen Free Vintage

We are delighted that we had the opportunity to talk with Suzanne Palmer who owns one of our favorite vintage stores in Williamsburg. She is sharing the space now with Swans Nest Yoga, which is set to open tomorrow with an open house event! Read more and see a gallery of photos below! Tell us […]

Recently Opened Piercing Studio on Smith Street.

We couldn’t find out exactly how long this new piercing studio and fine jewelry storefront had been open but walking past it was new to our eyes and their yelp reviews only date back a few months so we imagine they are very new to this space. Ahimsa which if looked up in the dictionary […]

Rainy Day Activities in Brooklyn.

It’s been so lovely for so long we were bound to run into a week like this one. Rain is in the forecast Monday through Friday and if today is an example of what’s to come, planning outdoor activities is not recommended. Good thing there is plenty to do indoors and we’ve got some ideas! […]

Neda Boutique Closing on Court!

The cute little clothing boutique at 302 Court Street, Neda, is closing it’s doors after 11 years in the Cobble Hill community. It’s very sad to hear but our mood was raised to learn that their store in Park Slope will remain open. The last day will be June 3oth on Court and in the […]

Women-Owned Brooklyn Business Part 4: Brooklyn Collective

Tessa Williams is the owner of one of a favorite spots, Brooklyn Collective, which is right across the street from our office on Columbia Street. We got a chance to speak with her and here’s what she shared with us: First tell us about your business and any special or regular events coming up. We […]

Twisted Lily on Atlantic by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

I am a huge perfume lover myself so I am always on the look out for that perfect yet different scent. And especially with Spring right around the corner, it may be the time to get that bottle of special fragrance to welcome this season. Twisted Lilly is a boutique specializing in imported bespoke perfumes […]

Last Minute Gift Fair All Day Tomorrow.

  Many of you will be rolling out of town today as it is the busiest travel day of the year.  For those of you staying, there is much to do in preparation for the holidays.  Cooking, wrapping, decorating! Have you checked off everyone on your gift list?  If not Brooklyn Brainery’s got you covered! […]

Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar This Weekend!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! While today many of us will be gathering with loved ones, family and friends, the rest of this long weekend is traditionally spent browsing alongside strangers at shops and holiday markets, like the Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar in Gowanus.  Brooklyn Makers is hosting this 5th annual holiday market and we are definitely planning […]

Brooklyn Collective Anniversary Event.

Invite Image courtesy of Lauren Simkin Berke We love the cute little shop right across the street from our Columbia Waterfront District office.  They not only sell adorable items but they also support local designers, artists and makers.  So whenever we get word that they are having an event, which they often hold on special […]

New Baby and Toddler Shop Opens on Smith.

The corner storefront at 244 Smith Street in Carroll Gardens was occupied by Brooklyn Bead Box a short time ago.  They were having 90% off sales at the end of June and we saw the brown paper covering the windows not so long ago.  It seems as though the new shop, Born,  went up overnight. […]