Residency Unlimited Event-Meet Over Lunch: Adam Yokell, Foundwork

We partnered up with local non profit Residency Unlimited at the end of last year and are happy to spread the word whenever they have an event. They recently performed and exhibited work at our Van Brunt office. You can see photos and a video from opening night here. This upcoming event, which is free […]

Inheriting Property and Estate Planning Part I by Gino DiMeo

With home prices skyrocketing in the Carroll Gardens area over the last couple of decades, estate planning has become a topic of major importance amongst families in the area. Homes that were bought by middle class folks at a relatively reasonable price many years ago are now worth 3 and 4 million dollars. In 2014 […]

Residency Unlimited Performance Photo Gallery and Video!

As you may have heard, we’ve partnered up with local non-profit Residency Unlimited, hosting their exhibits and events out of our Van Brunt Street office/gallery space. Last weekend was the opening reception, performance and exhibition called May Be A Donkey. This event brought together “the experimental works of Swiss artists Myriam Casanova and Jérôme Stünzi, both artists in residence at […]

Art Exhibition, Opening Reception and Performance at 351 Van Brunt this Weekend.

We recently announced our partnership with local non-profit Residency Unlimited, who supports “the creation, presentation and dissemination of contemporary art through its unique residency program and year-round public programs”.  Back in November we hosted an exhibit in the 351 Van Brunt Street space, which was our first event after partnering up, and it went very […]

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 […]

New Burger Chain Coming to Court Street.

You may not have heard of Burgerim, but you probably will soon because this franchise, which has restaurants mostly on the West Coast, in Texas and Florida, has opened some spots in New York. One of their latest is coming soon to 187 Court Street. The concept of Burgerim that sets it apart from other […]

New Childcare Coming to Cobble Hill.

Eladia’s Kids is a family-run daycare and early education program that has been in Brooklyn for more than 40 years. Two new locations are opening up soon. One is in Greenpoint and one is in Cobble Hill (photo above). The 283 Court Street location, at the corner of Douglass, will be set up for accepting […]

Cobble Grill Out Gift Shop In.

At 212 Degraw Street a long standing tenant, Cobble Grill, had shuttered it’s doors. We recently passed by and noticed that this spot had transformed into a quaint little neighborhood gift shop. We learned from browsing articles written about the new opening, such as this one via Brooklyn Eagle that it’s actually a culinary cookbook […]

Small Business Saturday Sales and Events!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! On this, the biggest shopping weekend of the year, we much prefer Small Business Saturday to Black Friday. Supporting our local businesses in a time where huge corporations like Amazon seem to be all encompassing is more important than ever. All the area main drags should be buzzing with holiday shoppers. Van […]

Realty Collective and Residency Unlimited Team up Supporting Local Artists.

We are proud to announce that we have partnered up with Residency Unlimited and will be co-sponsoring events, hosting future exhibits at our office at 351 Van Brunt. We are very excited about this new relationship! You can view their newsletter here to learn more about this organization and read their announcement about working with […]