Cora’s New Yoga Program in Red Hook.

This is great news for Red Hook! Cora Dance, at 358 Van Brunt Street, will be offering yoga classes with sliding scale tuition. See the flyer above for more info and come join them for their intro yoga classes every Tuesday and Friday morning starting in March!

Formation Effort for Court Smith BID.

A BID, or Business Improvement District ensures community support and a collective interest and promotion of a neighborhood’s commercial sector. Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens have two main drags, Court Street and Smith Street, and right now there is an effort to form a Court/Smith BID. Check out and sign the ballot linked below to […]

David’s Journey from Renter to Owner by The Fallon Team

Photo Courtesy of Compass We met on a warm August evening in Park Slope at what best can be described as a man cave. The garden level duplex was dark. And cramped. And David liked it. I asked ‘Are you concerned about natural light?’ ‘No,’ he said. Hmmm, okay. This will be interesting. That sun-starved duplex ended […]

Red Hook Flats has Hermit on Mystery Ship, 1931

By The Red Hook WaterStories team The junkboat skipper lowered his voice, though no one could be seen on the Smith’s deck. “There’s some one aboard,” he said.  “He never goes ashore.  How he lives there all alone is beyond me.” Month after month a three-mastered schooner was seen anchored off-shore in the Red Hook […]

A Mortgage Expert Explains Locking in an Interest Rate.

We’d like to share more expert advice from Mark Maimon of Freedom Mortgage. Our regular co-host during our Buying into Brooklyn, he always steers buyers in the right direction and this time he’s written a very informative blog about knowing when to lock in your interest rates. It can certainly be a bit confusing for many and Mark answers […]

Trading up: How to get the Best Deals in a Buyer’s Market by the Fallon Team

Around the country, housing is scarce and prices are skyrocketing. Unemployment is low, salaries are up, and people keep moving to New York City. So why is the NYC market so slow? Rising interest rates, oversupply in the high-end market and concern about the potential effects of the tax reform bill have left many buyers […]

CSF Mermaid’s Garden Moving Pick-Up Locations.

We had been hosting Mermaid’s Garden, a community supported fishery, out of our space at 351 Van Brunt Street over the years and were so happy to do so. They’ve recently found a new space in the neoghborhood that works better for them during the winter months. Read below! Starting this coming Saturday, December 8, we’ll be […]

Red Hook Winter Coat Giveaway.

  This coat giveaway could not have come at a better time. We are right in the middle of a very cold winter and so many people are in need of warm coats. The Red Hook Community Justice Center has been selected by New York Cares to host this event and we couldn’t be more proud […]

Women-Owned Business Series: Laura Denby Kitchen

We got a chance to sit down with Laura Denby of Laura Denby Kitchen to hear about her Brooklyn-based business. Read our interview below and check out her Instagram from some amazingly mouth-watering pics! First tell us about your business and anything special we should know about it or you. I’m a private chef based in Brooklyn, […]

Comedy at Union Hall Tonight.

There are two separate shows at Union Hall in Park Slope tonight. Both are worth checking out! The first is Whiplash at 7:30pm, which brings together stand-up comics from across the country and is brought to us by the Upright Citizens Brigade. Read more and buy tickets here for that show. At 10pm is podcast […]