Tickets Now on Sale for Taste of Red Hook.

This fundraiser for the Red Hook Initiative will take place Tuesday, September 24th  6pm-9pm and tickets have just gone on sale! This is a lively event for a wonderful cause and a lovely way to taste all of what Red Hook has to offer, which will include food and drink from dozens of restaurants, as […]

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! […]

Spotlight on Dolce Brooklyn Artisanal Gelato

  Red Hook WiFi, a project of the Red Hook Initiative, has a YouTube channel featuring short videos of different businesses in Red Hook. We thought it would be nice to go through and share some of these on our blog spotlighting each business. We chose Dolce Brooklyn first because yesterday was 74 degrees and it’s […]

Tickets on sale for Taste of Red Hook!

Wow, the summer flew by! We have less than two weeks left of August and are saying goodbye to many of our favorite summer activities. We must remember, though, that there is plenty to look forward to coming in September! The Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival is fast approaching and the 12th Annual Taste of Red […]

Red Hook Digital Media Program Starts Soon.

Working and living in Brooklyn you can’t help but notice how often film and television shows are shooting around many of the neighborhoods. This has definitely increased over the years.  Learning digital media skills for this growing industry would be a wonderful opportunity for any young person and Dance Theatre Etcetera‘s In Transition: Media Program, […]

Taste of Red Hook by Jane Herro

The 11th Annual Taste of Red Hook is coming up and tickets for the event are now on sale! 50 award-winning restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries will gather for one night only at the Liberty Warehouse offering a variety of delicious drinks and bites for guests. A silent auction and raffle for the “ultimate Tesla […]

RHI Impacting Mental Health in Red Hook.

RHI (Red Hook Initiative) has been offering one-on-one counseling to the youth in Red Hook for the last year.  This was just a start to what has become a partnership with ThriveNYC’s Connections to Care (C2C) to expand mental health care in Red Hook, thanks to a three year grant received last March from The Mayor’s Fund to Advance […]

Keep Red Hook Affordable Events.

Check out these workshops in and around Red Hook that focus on affordable housing and tenant’s rights.  The next one is tonight at Carroll Gardens Association (201 Columbia Street) from 6pm-8pm.  This workshop is entitled “Housing Crisis: Finding Affordable Housing”.  There are a few others in late May and June, including a film screening at […]