Residency Unlimited Event-Meet Over Lunch: Adam Yokell, Foundwork

We partnered up with local non profit Residency Unlimited at the end of last year and are happy to spread the word whenever they have an event. They recently performed and exhibited work at our Van Brunt office. You can see photos and a video from opening night here. This upcoming event, which is free […]

PS GENERAL SLOCUM – Disaster and Memory

By The Red Hook WaterStories team Red Hook has many famous ships associated with it. The GENERAL SLOCUM is probably famous for the saddest reasons of them all. The GENERAL SLOCUM ended service as a sinking fireball June 15, 1904, killing over 1,000, most of them women and children. 1,300 were aboard. That made the […]

Residency Unlimited Performance Photo Gallery and Video!

As you may have heard, we’ve partnered up with local non-profit Residency Unlimited, hosting their exhibits and events out of our Van Brunt Street office/gallery space. Last weekend was the opening reception, performance and exhibition called May Be A Donkey. This event brought together “the experimental works of Swiss artists Myriam Casanova and Jérôme Stünzi, both artists in residence at […]

Art Exhibition, Opening Reception and Performance at 351 Van Brunt this Weekend.

We recently announced our partnership with local non-profit Residency Unlimited, who supports “the creation, presentation and dissemination of contemporary art through its unique residency program and year-round public programs”.  Back in November we hosted an exhibit in the 351 Van Brunt Street space, which was our first event after partnering up, and it went very […]

Cora’s New Yoga Program in Red Hook.

This is great news for Red Hook! Cora Dance, at 358 Van Brunt Street, will be offering yoga classes with sliding scale tuition. See the flyer above for more info and come join them for their intro yoga classes every Tuesday and Friday morning starting in March!

Red Hook Flats has Hermit on Mystery Ship, 1931

By The Red Hook WaterStories team The junkboat skipper lowered his voice, though no one could be seen on the Smith’s deck. “There’s some one aboard,” he said.  “He never goes ashore.  How he lives there all alone is beyond me.” Month after month a three-mastered schooner was seen anchored off-shore in the Red Hook […]

CSF Mermaid’s Garden Moving Pick-Up Locations.

We had been hosting Mermaid’s Garden, a community supported fishery, out of our space at 351 Van Brunt Street over the years and were so happy to do so. They’ve recently found a new space in the neoghborhood that works better for them during the winter months. Read below! Starting this coming Saturday, December 8, we’ll be […]

Red Hook Winter Coat Giveaway.

  This coat giveaway could not have come at a better time. We are right in the middle of a very cold winter and so many people are in need of warm coats. The Red Hook Community Justice Center has been selected by New York Cares to host this event and we couldn’t be more proud […]

Donate to These Local Organizations Today!

On this Giving Tuesday we are thinking of our local Brooklyn organizations, who have been working as partners with us and contributing to our community. We’ve been  sponsoring events for PortSideNY for several years now and cherish our relationship. We hope to continue our alliance for years to come. And we’re thrilled about our very recent partnership […]

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 […]