Opportunity Zones: An Information Session for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

SBIDC and Realty Collective have joined forces to present this information session at Hoek Pizza (117 Ferris) in Red Hook Brooklyn on April 18th. In 2017, Congress created the tax incentive program, Opportunity Zones, to spur development in “economically-distressed” areas. The tax benefits are now becoming available and it has a lot of people wondering […]

Save the Date and Buy Tickets for The Felix Awards

The organization Extreme Kids and Crew has been around since 2010 and provides judgment-free play spaces, arts-based programming and parent education and support for children with disabilities. Exciting news for this company is that they have recently moved into a space in Red Hook Brooklyn but we’ll be posting about soon as they are still […]

Ben Franklin Circles at Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library has partnered with the 92nd St Y to host a monthly event, the Ben Franklin Circles. These are discussions meant to “promote civic ideals and to bring persons together in an increasingly fractured society”. This month the circle will take place at the Carroll Gardens branch on Union and Clinton. It will […]

Resident Economic Empowerment and Sustainability Events

We wanted to share these events with you, both brought to us by New York City Housing Authority office of REES, or the Resident Economic Empowerment and Sustainability. One event is happening tonight in Prospect Heights (see above) and is geared towards first time home buyers. The other, which in on Monday April 8th, is […]

Thoughts Becoming Loud Exhibition Opening

On April 5th Grant Cutler’s interdisciplinary three-day exhibition Thoughts Becoming Loud opens at the Realty Collective Gallery, Compère Collective, in Red Hook, Brooklyn. In Thoughts Becoming Loud, Cutler explores the complexity of a moment through impressionistic multimedia works: an interactive portrait, a small-edition large-scale heavyweight magazine, and oversized prints. The collection centers on a digital […]

Brooklyn Folk Festival This Weekend.

This weekend, April 5th-7th, Jalopy Theatre and School of Music presents one of our favorite annual spring events, The Brooklyn Folk Festival! Held in a gorgeous venue, St. Ann’s Church at 157 Montague Street, this live music event is chock full of amazingly talented artists all performing in a striking setting. Read more below and […]

Brooklyn Summer Camps Info and Fair.

We know it’s only mid-March but those who have put their kids into summer camp in previous years know that now is the time to start informing yourself of the different options and sign your kid(s) up. Spots tend to go fast, especially in the more affordable options or the unique specialized camps. Mommy Poppins […]

Participatory Budgeting Event on March 11th

Participatory budgeting voting week is coming up from March 30th- April 7th. And leading up to it the offices of Carlos Menchaca is putting on a very unique and creative event. See more info below! Arts Workshop onMonday, March 11th at 6:30pm, location TBD. We’re excited to partner with Arts & Democracy to hold this workshop where we’ll be […]

Calling All Beer Brewing Women!

Women across the borough have until this Sunday to apply for the Brooklyn Women Homebrew Competition! The bar/flower shop called Sycamore in Ditmas Park, who RC agent Susan Grossman blogged about a while back in her RealTours: A Day in Ditmas Park post, is hosting the competition at the end of March. Brewer and co-owner of […]

BAM’s Valentine’s Week Film Series.

BAM Cinema is taking a look at the word “love” in this series, Programmer’s Notebook: On Love, and really examining what the word means and what forms it comes in. From February 14th-21st they’ll be screening a wide variety of films, both old and new, about this topic. This is really a very unique and lovely way […]