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Women-Owned Business Series: Adrienne of Animal Loving Care

This week, we interviewed Adrienne at Animal Loving Care about her experience growing a business and its relation to the incredible community that surrounds her. ALC offers grooming, boarding, daycare, and walks for the furriest of neighbors. After starting out as a facility manager, Adrienne worked her way to the top to fire the passion […]

Women-Owned Business Series: Ruth Jean-Marie of The August Project

We had the pleasure of hearing from our next Woman-Owned Business feature, Ruth Jean-Marie, who founded and operates The August Project. Her philanthropic organization works with local communities, government agencies, and other programs to aid in the alleviation of poverty by leveraging social, monetary, and intellectual capital.. With programs such as Innovation Workshops, the Haitian […]

NYC Co-ops, Your Buying Power and Your Values Aligned

We have all heard of food co-ops and thing they are good but do we know why? and what actually is  a food co-op? Wikipedia says: “A food cooperative or food co-op is a food distribution outlet organized as a cooperative, rather than a private or public company. Food cooperatives are usually consumer cooperatives, where the decisions regarding the production and distribution […]

Redesign of Fort Greene Park Lawsuit Going to State Supreme Court

Any big news happening around Brooklyn, even if it’s not in our little corner, is something worth sharing. We love exploring all neighborhoods of our beloved borough and cherish the people that inhabit it. Fort Greene is one of our favorite places to visit and Fort Greene Park is an asset for all who live […]

Registration for Free Bulbs Through The Daffodil Project Soon!

Even if you haven’t heard of The Daffodil Project, you may have noticed all of the bright yellow flowers adorning our streets and parks since 2001. That was the year this project was founded as a living memorial for victims of September 11th. Since then over 7.5 million free bulbs have been planted across all […]

Vent and Vinyasa with Carlos Menchaca Starting Tomorrow at Cora Dance.

It has been a stressful week/month/year/presidential term! We can all use some self care mixed with coming togetherness as a community. We are thrilled to hear about this new class that starts tomorrow at Cora Dance in Red Hook (358 Van Brunt Street). We found out about the weekly event on their Instagram and wanted to […]

Hook Arts Media Student Film Screening Monday

Monday, August 5th, at 11am students participating in the Hook Arts Media film making workshop will be screening their work for the public. This is a wonderful program in Red Hook for the youth of our community, where they not only learn a valuable set of skills but are also getting paid for it. Read […]

Red Hook National Night Out Date Set and Donations Needed.

This year the Red Hook Community Justice Center is bringing us the 25th annual Red Hook National Night Out on Tuesday August 4th from 4pm-7pm in Coffey Park. With the help of community members, residential and business owners, RHCJC is able to host this event for the neighborhood. They need donations! Please see below for […]

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 […]

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 […]