fbpx

Sweeten is Your Free Renovation Matchmaker this Valentine’s Day ❤️

The process of renovating can be complicated and finding the perfect contractor and specialized professionals is important. We’ve been working with Sweeten, the New York renovation experts, for a while now and we always recommend them to clients. They joined us at our “Buying into Brooklyn” crash course for first time home buyers back in […]

The RC Family Brag Letter

The RC Family Brag Letter Growing up my family, a brag letter was not something my family participated in, but I recently realized from another business owner that my RC Family was something I should be bragging about. I am so proud of the work my family is doing both in and out of the […]

How to Give Great Holiday Gifts

This holiday season we have  seen posts about a no-gifts holiday this year, alternatives to Amazon, buying second hand, supporting small businesses, Giving Tuesday, boycotting Black Friday and so much more. It is hard for many of us to walk away from the holiday traditions of gift-giving though, as it is a cherished time with […]

6 Ways To Give Back Using Your Own Home

There are so many ways to make a difference this holiday season.- and you don’t have to look any further than your own home. Read below for 6 ways to make a difference! Be the hostess who gives the mostess! You provide the food and drink- your guests provide the donation!  A great way to […]

New Tenants of 412 Court Street

This expansive space has gone through some changes in the last several years and the newest change is a familiar face. Brooklyn Bread, which has been just a handful of shops down at 436 Court Street, is moving into the large corner storefront plus patio. Formerly Dover, a delicious and critically acclaimed upscale restaurant, the […]

Neighborhood Restaurant Purbird Closes on Henry Street.

Purbird was a lovely spot in the neighborhood of Carroll Gardens with grilled chicken and other healthy options for dine in or take out, and it was good! Before them the space housed another neighborhood favorite restaurant, Maybelle’s. We blogged about their opening a few years back and are so sorry to see them go. Walking […]

Eating Al Fresco in Brooklyn

Tis the season for eating outdoors! Though the days lately have been sweltering, the evenings are perfect for sitting outside and enjoying dinner or drinks. There are so many options for this in Brooklyn. Even some spots you may not suspect would have outdoor seating may have a back garden to park yourself for the […]

The Green Bottle Coming to Columbia Street

The space at 257 Columbia Street was formerly Sebastianos Italian Cuisine for a fairly short time and it’s been closed now for a little while. We saw signage up for a new tenant opening up in the space. The name of the tenant is Cleaver Co and it looks like the new restaurant, cafe or […]

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 […]