Drag Queen Story Hour Protested in Brooklyn

  Living in Brooklyn definitely feels like living in a tolerant liberal bubble…sometimes. But we realize that their is hate in every nook and cranny of this world, unfortunately. We wanted to share this story with everyone hoping that you will bring your children (or just yourselves) and spread some love in support of Drag […]

Red Hook Sundown Festival Approaching

The neighborhood of Red Hook has so many wonderful summer festivals coming up and we’d like to highlight one that’s taking place on June 16th (soon!). The Red Hook Sun Down festival is free for the public and hosted by RE:GEN:CY at 22 Commerce Street. They’ll have food, music and local community involvement opportunities. See […]

Circumnavigating Governors Island: Red Hook Boaters Yearly Fundraiser

The Red Hook Boaters offers free kayaking all summer long and volunteer beach clean up programs. This non-profit is able to provide these fun and vital community activities because they get funded through donations. Their annual fundraiser is a big factor in their ability to be there for Red Hook over the summer and it’s happening […]

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 […]

Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Coming July 9th.

It’s officially festival season and one of the big one coming up is the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. This festival isn’t just multiple performances, it’s also a variety of panels, lectures and workshops over the course of the week. The event, which is going on it’s 14th year, is going on in different locations around the […]

RC’s Nils Anderson at GrowBizNYC Event.

On June 6th, from 6pm-8pm, Realty Collective’s Nils Anderson will be at David Weeks Studio in Lower Manhattan for the GrowBizNYC Alliance event.  This is a educational and networking talk for New York manufacturers who are looking to grow their businesses and thrive in today’s market. Nils will be speaking along with other “leaders in economic […]

Black Jacks: African American Sailors in the 19th Century

  Here’s a fascinating and informative lecture coming up the first weekend of February that we wanted to share with you all. There are two opportunities to attend this free talk, Friday February 3rd at Borough Hall and Saturday February 4th at The Noble Maritime Collection.  More about this below. The critical historic role played […]