fbpx

Hiking Close to New York.

You may have noticed we’ve been on a hiking and camping kick lately. It’s so hard to say goodbye to the summer and if we can just remember that we still have a couple more months of moderate weather than it’ll make that farewell less severe. Take advantage of the fall by going outdoors and […]

Brooklyn Weekend Tripper: Echo Lake

Echo Lake is a little under 3 hours away without traffic in the New York Catskills. Specifically it’s in the Indian Head Wilderness Park and a trail, which takes about one hour and a half to hike, takes you from the parking area to the lake itself. The body isn’t good for swimming and many […]

Women-Owned Business Series: Hanna Oh of Paula’s Movers.

Our latest interview for our women-owned series was with Hanna Oh. First she tells us about her family business based in Brooklyn, Paula’s Movers and goes on to give us a little background information on her journey to where she is now and what it’s like being a business owner. Plus advice for other women […]

The Most Common Loan Programs Explained by a Mortgage Expert

If you are thinking of purchasing a home and need to secure a loan you may want to brush up on the different types and which one is best for you at this time. Our good friend and mortgage expert, Mark Maimon of Freedom Mortgage, has made it easy to figure out and analyze each with the […]

Red Hook Flicks Schedule is Up and More Films Around Town!

Our very favorite place to watch outdoor films is Red Hook Flicks, and this isn’t just because it’s in our hood. Delicious treats nearby, a gorgeous view and lack of claustrophobia-inducing crowds all contribute to our love for this series. They have recently announced their schedule, which is filled with 80’s gems, and the first […]

Hiking Season has Begun!

Yes we know that hardcore hikers have been dong this all along. Hiking through the cold and icy months while we all stay indoors like chumps. Our amazingly tough postal worker that brings our mail to 223 Columbia Street has been telling us of his winter hiking adventures where he hikes to the highest peaks […]

Valentine’s Day for Art Lovers.

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! We are so lucky to live in this creatively vibrant city. Galleries, museums, and art studios abound all around us. If you are an art lover, you may consider spending your Valentine’s Day perusing spaces filled with paintings, photographs, sculptures and other forms of visual arts that make your heart soar.  […]

Renovating Tips from New York’s Renovation Matchmakers

We’ve worked with Sweeten, the New York renovation experts, for a while now and we always recommend them to clients. They have joined us at our first-time home buying workshop, “Buying into Brooklyn”, in the past and had so much excellent advice to give to anyone thinking of purchasing a home and considering the sometimes […]

Valentine’s Day Plans in New York.

We are writing about Valentine’s Day early because…well…you live in New York and may need to reserve tickets to events or a table at a restaurant!! In fact, many of the more popular romantic spots are probably already booked. If you are dining in the area, however, we are sure you have many options that […]

How to Get Through February in New York.

January is coming to an end this week and it’s finishing with a cold front. You know, in case we forgot it was winter. Obviously February is not everyone’s favorite month, as we are right in the middle of the coldest part of this season, but it’s nice to remember all the activities and occasions […]