Donate to Our Friend’s Crowdfunding Campaign for his Yoga School

Please check out our friend and client’s crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo! Swans Nest Yoga – Burning To Live Sean Moore opened Swans Nest Yoga in Bushwick, Brooklyn last August. You may remember the blog interview we posted right before the grand opening about his experience finding this space with RC’s Victoria Alexander and the connection he feels with his […]

For Better Or Worse the L-Train Is In Service by Francesca Girardi

Will it shut down, will it not? The question was hanging over 250,000 of the city’s commuters for what seemed like a lifetime. April was coming quickly, closing in on the residents and business owners alike. Williamsburg experienced declining rental demand and increasing vacancies. People were able to negotiate better deals than they ever could […]

Holiday Market Guide for Brooklyn.

Holiday shopping season has begun and if you haven’t gotten everyone checked off your list yet there are plenty of opportunities to do that at Brooklyn’s many holiday markets. Some of these are new additions, some are mainstays that grow year after year, and some are pop-ups in very unique places like schools or churches. […]

Spotlight on Sol Sips: Black-Owned, Vegan and Community Conscious

What we put in our bodies is so important. Owner of Bushwick’s Vegan eatery, Sol Sips, knows the disparity between the price of healthy organic foods and your less healthy options, which cost less.  Francesca Chaney, a 22 year old woman, wanted to make wholesome foods more accessible in lower income neighborhoods where many immigrants […]

Announcing RC’s Newest Agent, Francesca Girardi!

We would like you to meet Realty Collective’s newest addition! With a hospitality background, Francesca is naturally client-focused and, as an agent, will go above and beyond for hers. Originally from Southwest Florida, Francesca has fallen for the allure and magic of New York City. Exploring has led her into neighborhoods, down blocks and stumbling […]

Arrested Protesters Demand Speed Cameras Stay Put.

We were so impressed with Brad Lander when we heard this story about the protesters in Bay Ridge. Demanding that the speed cameras throughout NYC school zones be kept on, they stood in the road locking hands and blocking traffic. Only a few months ago two children were killed on 5th avenue and 9th street, […]