Spotlight on Fare and Folk Cafe.

Walking down the quieter streets in the Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens neighborhoods can make any quick-paced New Yorker slow down and enjoy simply strolling while enjoying the scenery. Every once in a while we’ll come across a space we haven’t noticed before. A little cozy hidden gem. Fare an Folk is our latest find […]

Alfa Motors: A Neighborhood Story of Old Meets New

Alfa Motors has been on Hicks Street between Union and Sackett since 1982 and has gone through several big changes since that year, including new ownership, a new business model and (just last month!) a complete make over of the interior. All of this begins with a heartwarming story of two strangers, Ami and Sal, […]

Women-Owned Business Series: Remedies Herb Shop and Cheryl Boiko

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Cheryl Boiko of Remedies Herb Shop, a woman-owned business and supporter of other women-owned makers and businesses! She talked about her experience opening up a storefront in the neighborhood of Carroll Gardens, classes and events being offered at her shop and gives other woman who are thinking […]

Urgent Care Walk-In for Your Pets in Cobble Hill

A new type of veterinarian’s office is opening at 217 Court Street neat Warren in Cobble Hill. It’s called Bond Vet and it’s set up very much like an urgent care for humans, with walk-ins welcome and night time hours. It’s a great idea and Cobble Hill, which seems to have a plethora of pet […]

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 […]