Hiking Season has Begun!

Yes we know that hardcore hikers have been dong this all along. Hiking through the cold and icy months while we all stay indoors like chumps. Our amazingly tough postal worker that brings our mail to 223 Columbia Street has been telling us of his winter hiking adventures where he hikes to the highest peaks […]

Easter Egg Hunts in Brooklyn

Every year parks, community gardens and other venues across Brooklyn host Easter egg hunts for kids in the area. It’s such a fun celebration and one you don’t have to prepare for yourself. Just get up and go out. Mommy Poppins has put out a guide for places around the city who are hosting an […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rainy Day Activities in Brooklyn.

It’s been so lovely for so long we were bound to run into a week like this one. Rain is in the forecast Monday through Friday and if today is an example of what’s to come, planning outdoor activities is not recommended. Good thing there is plenty to do indoors and we’ve got some ideas! […]

New York City’s Holiday Week Activities by Sandra Manley

Twas the week before New Year’s and all through the house, the kids were anxious to get out and do something fun…. And New York City is a such a fun place to be during the week after Christmas! One of my favorite things to do during the holiday season is, act like a tourist. […]

World Maker Faire is Coming Soon.

One of our favorite events is coming to town September 23rd and 24th at the New York Hall of Science in Queens.  It’s the World Maker Faire! September seems to be the month for innovations seeing as Brooklyn hosted the Worlds Fair Nano featuring new tech designs over the weekend.  Its a lovely event to […]

July Classes for Brooklyn Brainery.

We wanted to share the Brainery’s July schedule and remind you of all the wonderful  and unique courses they offer, such as a moisturizer and lip balm workshop being offered on July 2nd or a course on birding on July 6th.  One class on June 29th at their Prospect Heights location is entitled “The Long and Fascinating History […]

Virtual Reality Arcade Comes to Smith Street.

We learned of the new opening at 261 Smith Street by passing by and seeing a giant screen in the window and the small and unassuming “vrbar” sign.  “Vr?” we asked ourselves.  Ohhhhhh, virtual reality.  Wow, the future is upon us!  We needed to know more and found this great blog about the opening of the […]