Neighborhood Restaurant Purbird Closes on Henry Street.

Purbird was a lovely spot in the neighborhood of Carroll Gardens with grilled chicken and other healthy options for dine in or take out, and it was good! Before them the space housed another neighborhood favorite restaurant, Maybelle’s. We blogged about their opening a few years back and are so sorry to see them go. Walking […]

Comedy at Union Hall Tonight.

There are two separate shows at Union Hall in Park Slope tonight. Both are worth checking out! The first is Whiplash at 7:30pm, which brings together stand-up comics from across the country and is brought to us by the Upright Citizens Brigade. Read more and buy tickets here for that show. At 10pm is podcast […]

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 […]

Morbid Anatomy Event in Late September.

Some of you may not know that Morbid Anatomy has a space in Greenwood Cemetery. Those of you just finding out are probably having the same reaction we had when we first learned about this partnership. “Wow, that is perfect!” were the first words that came to mind as we realized that the beloved Brooklyn […]

Arrested Protesters Demand Speed Cameras Stay Put.

We were so impressed with Brad Lander when we heard this story about the protesters in Bay Ridge. Demanding that the speed cameras throughout NYC school zones be kept on, they stood in the road locking hands and blocking traffic. Only a few months ago two children were killed on 5th avenue and 9th street, […]

Neda Boutique Closing on Court!

The cute little clothing boutique at 302 Court Street, Neda, is closing it’s doors after 11 years in the Cobble Hill community. It’s very sad to hear but our mood was raised to learn that their store in Park Slope will remain open. The last day will be June 3oth on Court and in the […]

Morbid Anatomy Pop-Up!

Ok, so this may be old news but we are just learning about it so we figured we would spread it around since many of you may be hearing this for the first time also. Morbid Anatomy, which started on Union Street in Gowanus and moved to a larger space nearby on 3rd Avenue only […]

Spring Family Scavenger Hunt in the Cemetery.

Folks visiting from out-of-town are always surprised to hear that Greenwood Cemetery puts on events. From film screenings to evening parties to family activities, this space is more than a cemetery. It is a place to learn about Brooklyn history and also just a beautiful site that neighboring residents think of as a park at […]

Spring Break Events.

There is so much going on this upcoming week. Passover begins at sunset tonight and will last for seven days, Easter is Sunday and school break began today as well.  We’ve looked up fun things to do over Spring break and picked our top three events. The spring is coming and it’s time to dust […]

Choosing a Neighborhood That’s Right for You.

Many issues factor into choosing your perfect Brooklyn neighborhood. Prices, schools, safety and ambiance are just a few considerations to think over.  Often times people can’t have everything they want so they have to compare and compromise. Many have chosen to move somewhere quieter and further into Brooklyn for a place that’s larger and more […]