Register Now for Red Hook Farms CSA!

We’ve discussed our favorite aspects of the welcoming of the spring season on this blog extensively. It’s a wonderful time for day trips to go hiking, dining al fresco will soon be an option, and the Cherry Blossom festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden is this weekend! Another exciting event is the registration for summer/fall CSAs! […]

Opportunity Zones: An Information Session for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

SBIDC and Realty Collective have joined forces to present this information session at Hoek Pizza (117 Ferris) in Red Hook Brooklyn on April 18th. In 2017, Congress created the tax incentive program, Opportunity Zones, to spur development in “economically-distressed” areas. The tax benefits are now becoming available and it has a lot of people wondering […]

Save the Date and Buy Tickets for The Felix Awards

The organization Extreme Kids and Crew has been around since 2010 and provides judgment-free play spaces, arts-based programming and parent education and support for children with disabilities. Exciting news for this company is that they have recently moved into a space in Red Hook Brooklyn but we’ll be posting about soon as they are still […]

Ben Franklin Circles at Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library has partnered with the 92nd St Y to host a monthly event, the Ben Franklin Circles. These are discussions meant to “promote civic ideals and to bring persons together in an increasingly fractured society”. This month the circle will take place at the Carroll Gardens branch on Union and Clinton. It will […]

Resident Economic Empowerment and Sustainability Events

We wanted to share these events with you, both brought to us by New York City Housing Authority office of REES, or the Resident Economic Empowerment and Sustainability. One event is happening tonight in Prospect Heights (see above) and is geared towards first time home buyers. The other, which in on Monday April 8th, is […]

Pool Plan at Squibb Park and Community Input Meeting

Just as we are exiting the season of hot summer days we learn that Brooklyn Bridge Park is planning ahead for future summers. They are considering putting a permanent public pool in Squibb Park in the Brooklyn Heights/Dumbo area. They also want community input on how to design the space and whether Squibb is the […]

Response to Red Hook Star Revue’s “Beard Street Compromise”

At the beginning of the month the Red Hook Star Revue published this article about the bar, Narrow Water Brewing, opening on 158 Beard Street.  Many Red Hook residents had concerns about this establishment opening at this location and spoke up recently at a community meeting. Realty Collective owner and CB6 member, Victoria Hagman, was at this […]

Meeting in Brooklyn Concerning Trump Budget Cuts

After posting photos about the Tax March earlier this week, we want to keep the momentum going! We strive to stay woke and connected to our community.  In the past we have focused on meetings or rallies in Red Hook, Carroll Gardens and Clinton Hill because that is where our offices are located and where we are […]

Noisy Women Event Tomorrow in Red Hook.

Check out this inspiring even tomorrow night at the Van Brunt Stillhouse in Red Hook.  It begins at 6:30 an along with a conversation about racial justice, their will be a performance of Girl Be Heard, which is a “nonprofit theatre company that brings global issues affecting girls center stage by empowering young women to tell their stories”.  All in all sounds like a […]

Updates on Pastificio Flora coming to Park Slope.

We have no shortage of Italian food in and around our area but this new Italian Restaurant, Flora, coming to 8th Ave in Park Slope looks very promising.  We learned a few things from the blog Here’s Park Slope and the restaurants social about what to expect, which is fresh homemade pasta and high quality authentic […]