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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summer Solstice Party at Pioneer Works

We know the summer months are busy ones filled with events and happenings all over the city so we wanted to share this fundraising event early so you can all mark your calendars. Pioneer Works is a Red Hook community organization that opens it’s doors to the public to share the vision of it’s founder, […]

Calling All Red Hook Artists!

We’d like to spread the word about an opportunity for Red Hook artists! The quaint waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook has been a creative hub for many years. Housing galleries, studios and designers’ work spaces, it’s been a magnet for makers and visual artists. Every year folks are invited to come and take a sneak […]

Moving Tips for a Less-Stress Experience.

Renters in Brooklyn usually move quite a bit. We know people that have lived in a dozen or so apartments during their time in New York. Rising rents, promotions that allow you to upgrade your space, growing families, and roommate issues all contribute to the need to trade up. And we can all agree that […]

Residency Unlimited Artist Interview Series: Mikhailo Deyak

The third artist interviewed for our series closups on the artists from the recent group art show in our gallery space at 351 Van Brunt, Compére Collective, which was called CONTINGENCIES is Mikhailo Deyak. According to his RU bio “Mikhailo Deyak is a young Ukrainian artist who works at the intersection of neo-expressionism and minimalism, who experiments with painting […]