Spotlight on Fare and Folk Cafe.

Walking down the quieter streets in the Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens neighborhoods can make any quick-paced New Yorker slow down and enjoy simply strolling while enjoying the scenery. Every once in a while we’ll come across a space we haven’t noticed before. A little cozy hidden gem. Fare an Folk is our latest find […]

Spotlight on Dolce Brooklyn Artisanal Gelato

  Red Hook WiFi, a project of the Red Hook Initiative, has a YouTube channel featuring short videos of different businesses in Red Hook. We thought it would be nice to go through and share some of these on our blog spotlighting each business. We chose Dolce Brooklyn first because yesterday was 74 degrees and it’s […]

Red Hook Tavern Opening Soon!

Slated to open this month, Red Hook Tavern on Van Brunt Street is looking very inviting and nearly ready as you walk by and peer int heir windows. Residents have been very eager to welcome this new restaurant into the neighborhood. We’ve got high hopes since the spot’s owner, Bill Durney, has already opened an […]

New Burger Chain Coming to Court Street.

You may not have heard of Burgerim, but you probably will soon because this franchise, which has restaurants mostly on the West Coast, in Texas and Florida, has opened some spots in New York. One of their latest is coming soon to 187 Court Street. The concept of Burgerim that sets it apart from other […]

New Sweetgreen on Court and Atlantic.

There are dozens of these healthful casual eat-in or take-out restaurants around Manhattan but they just started expanding in Brooklyn. The newest addition is at 127 Court Street near Atlantic Avenue. The menu is self-described as “simple, seasonal, healthy salads and grain bowls made in-house from scratch, using whole produce delivered that morning”. It’s a […]

Hill Country Food Park Now Open.

Just in time for the blustering cold months, another indoor food market has opened it’s doors! Hill Country Food Park is located in Downtown Brooklyn at 345 Adams Street. With a mixture of Tex-Mex and Barbecue cuisine, this hall is inspired by Texas and specifically Austin’s food truck scene. Eater wrote a piece about this […]

Spotlight on Sol Sips: Black-Owned, Vegan and Community Conscious

What we put in our bodies is so important. Owner of Bushwick’s Vegan eatery, Sol Sips, knows the disparity between the price of healthy organic foods and your less healthy options, which cost less.  Francesca Chaney, a 22 year old woman, wanted to make wholesome foods more accessible in lower income neighborhoods where many immigrants […]

News from The Longshoreman Bar.

We had posted a blog when we found out about our new neighbors taking over at 215 Columbia, which used to be Toby’s Public House. The Longshoreman, an Italian bistro who still has no social media or website we could find, is supposed to open sometime this fall. We wanted to post the latest news we […]

Changes Coming for Frankies457 on Court Street.

We came across this New York Times article last week and wanted to share the info with anyone who hasn’t heard the big news yet. The owners behind Frankies457 Sputino and Prime Meats on Court Street in Carroll Gardens, both named Frank, have some major plans for these spaces. Prime Meats will shut it’s doors […]

New Pizzeria Coming to Red Hook and Community Meeting!

The space right on the corner of Ferris and Van Dyke is, as you can see in the photo above, a very recognizable Red Hook space. Artists painted this building years ago across both sides of this giant warehouse and now you can’t miss it! RC’s commercial team had been working on this expansive building […]