Brooklyn Brainery Summer Classes

It’s been a while since we’ve posted a spotlight on the classes at Brooklyn Brainery, which now has two spaces in Brooklyn (one in Park Slope and another in Prospect Heights). We’ve not only taken classes with the Brainery but RC’s owner and principal broker, Victoria Hagman Alexander, has taught a couple! The last one […]

More Pride Month Events in New York.

Though Pride Month is halfway over there are still plenty of events around town from celebratory evening parties, such as the The LGBT Community Center Garden Party Tasting Event on June 24th or the rooftop DJ’d affair Femme Fatale on June 30th, to events detailing the history of gay rights in America, such as Beyond Stonewall: LGBT History Tour happening on the […]

The Most Common Loan Programs Explained by a Mortgage Expert

If you are thinking of purchasing a home and need to secure a loan you may want to brush up on the different types and which one is best for you at this time. Our good friend and mortgage expert, Mark Maimon of Freedom Mortgage, has made it easy to figure out and analyze each with the […]

Red Hook Flicks Schedule is Up and More Films Around Town!

Our very favorite place to watch outdoor films is Red Hook Flicks, and this isn’t just because it’s in our hood. Delicious treats nearby, a gorgeous view and lack of claustrophobia-inducing crowds all contribute to our love for this series. They have recently announced their schedule, which is filled with 80’s gems, and the first […]

Red Hook Building Company

By The Red Hook WaterStories In 1838, a proposal was printed and addressed to the newly formed board of the Red Hook Building Company.  It was aimed at getting more support for the publicly owned real estate development concern whose goal was to develop all of Red Hook.  It promised that by developing the area, […]

Anthony’s Nose and More Easy Day Hikes from Brooklyn

Traveling upwards to go on a hike for the day is super easy on Saturdays and Sundays from the Metronorth. We visited Anthony’s Nose over the weekend and wanted to share our experience as well as this guide we found for more train accessible hikes. You may have been on the Hudson line of the […]

Residency Unlimited Artist Interview Series: Von Calhau!

The final series interview for our closeup on the artists from the recent group art show in our gallery space at 351 Van Brunt, Compére Collective, which was called CONTINGENCIES is actually two artists collaborating under one name. You can view videos of their work on their web page here. There is also a brief interview at the bottom of […]

Drag Queen Story Hour Protested in Brooklyn

  Living in Brooklyn definitely feels like living in a tolerant liberal bubble…sometimes. But we realize that their is hate in every nook and cranny of this world, unfortunately. We wanted to share this story with everyone hoping that you will bring your children (or just yourselves) and spread some love in support of Drag […]

Walt Whitman Beard & Moustache Competition Tomorrow in Fort Greene Park

Calling all facial hair!!!!! Tomorrow Brooklyn Public Library will be hosting a contest for all ages and all beard/mustache varieties! They are still accepting RSVPs so wax your stache, comb your beard or glue on your best costume facial hair and participate! Should be fun to watch too if you want to head over between […]

Women-Owned Series: Arbitrator and Mediator, Erin Gleason Alvarez

Realty Collective owner, Victoria Alexander, often runs into Erin Gleason Alvarez at a co-working space for women called The Wing. We are thrilled to feature her in this edition of our women-owned series. Read about Erin below and her company, which empowers women to take charge of negotiations, here! What was your path to becoming an arbitrator […]