Women-Owned Business Series: Joann Nicolosi of The Bike Shop

This women-owned business series spotlight is on Joann Nicolosi of The Bike Shop in Carroll Gardens. Photos are taken from her Instagram @CourtCycles. First tell us about your business and anything special we should know about it or you. My name is Joann Nicolosi I have owned the bicycle shop at 514 Court Street since 1990 […]

Women-Owned Business Series: Tracy Watts Hats in Gowanus

We had the pleasure of speaking with Tracy Watts who owns a hat design and manufacturing business. Victoria also stopped into the studio for a private tour! Read more below to learn more about Tracy Watts Hats, the pop-up they’ll be having in a few weeks, and view the photo gallery of their space!   […]

Women-Owned Business Series: Remedies Herb Shop and Cheryl Boiko

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Cheryl Boiko of Remedies Herb Shop, a woman-owned business and supporter of other women-owned makers and businesses! She talked about her experience opening up a storefront in the neighborhood of Carroll Gardens, classes and events being offered at her shop and gives other woman who are thinking […]

Spotlight on Whstl, a Brooklyn-based Professional Bag Designer

We wanted to share not only Whstl’s story and info about their product but also the special promotion they are offering for the new year! See pics and read more from them below! Whstl is an innovative, Brooklyn-based brand creating professional bags that adapt to the diverse daily needs of the modern New Yorker. Whstl’s […]

The Last Days of Holiday Markets.

If you haven’t gotten everyone checked off your list yet there are still some opportunities to do that at Brooklyn’s many holiday markets. It’s the perfect chance to shop locally and support your community makers, designers, and artists. Here are a couple below, via an ExploreBrooklyn guide, that are still going on or approaching! Renegade […]

FAD Holiday Pop-up this Weekend.

As part of our spotlight on holiday markets in Brooklyn this season we’d like to share information about a very large one happening this weekend. FAD Market’s holiday pop-up is at City Point this weekend on the 15th and 16th. To learn more read the blurb from Explore Brooklyn below or click here. This event […]

Holiday Market Guide for Brooklyn.

Holiday shopping season has begun and if you haven’t gotten everyone checked off your list yet there are plenty of opportunities to do that at Brooklyn’s many holiday markets. Some of these are new additions, some are mainstays that grow year after year, and some are pop-ups in very unique places like schools or churches. […]

Cobble Grill Out Gift Shop In.

At 212 Degraw Street a long standing tenant, Cobble Grill, had shuttered it’s doors. We recently passed by and noticed that this spot had transformed into a quaint little neighborhood gift shop. We learned from browsing articles written about the new opening, such as this one via Brooklyn Eagle that it’s actually a culinary cookbook […]

Brooklyn Collective Gift Fair.

Let the holiday gift fairs begin! Our good friends and neighbors, Brooklyn Collective, are holding a holiday shopping event next week, December 7th from 6pm-9pm at their storefront on 212 Columbia Street. This one is a bit different, not only to past shopping celebrations at Brooklyn Collective, but also to most gift fairs. This will […]

Housewarming Gift Ideas.

So your friend or relative just found the home of their dreams and are now settling down. They unpack and get ready to have people over to visit or maybe throw a housewarming party. What to bring?! We’ve compiled a list of ideas for you! The Classic: Nothing adds color and life to a home […]