Spotlight on Fare and Folk Cafe.

Walking down the quieter streets in the Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens neighborhoods can make any quick-paced New Yorker slow down and enjoy simply strolling while enjoying the scenery. Every once in a while we’ll come across a space we haven’t noticed before. A little cozy hidden gem. Fare an Folk is our latest find […]

The Ultimate Guide to Brooklyn’s Columbia Street Waterfront District

We were delighted when we came across this guide to our cozy corner of Brooklyn, the Columbia Street Waterfront District, put out by What Should We Do.  And then pleasantly surprised to see that they linked to one of our blog posts from a few years back. Back in 2016 we wrote a blog about the […]

Nature’s Grill Opening on Smith Street

The space at 283 Smith Street used to be a neighborhood favorite for Middle Eastern food called Zaytoons. They closed back in the late fall and we recently learned that Nature’s Grill will be opening up in this space. We were surprised to hear it since this restaurant is also located on Court and Atlantic […]

Red Hook Tavern Opening Soon!

Slated to open this month, Red Hook Tavern on Van Brunt Street is looking very inviting and nearly ready as you walk by and peer int heir windows. Residents have been very eager to welcome this new restaurant into the neighborhood. We’ve got high hopes since the spot’s owner, Bill Durney, has already opened an […]

Formation Effort for Court Smith BID.

A BID, or Business Improvement District ensures community support and a collective interest and promotion of a neighborhood’s commercial sector. Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens have two main drags, Court Street and Smith Street, and right now there is an effort to form a Court/Smith BID. Check out and sign the ballot linked below to […]

Cobble Grill Out Gift Shop In.

At 212 Degraw Street a long standing tenant, Cobble Grill, had shuttered it’s doors. We recently passed by and noticed that this spot had transformed into a quaint little neighborhood gift shop. We learned from browsing articles written about the new opening, such as this one via Brooklyn Eagle that it’s actually a culinary cookbook […]

Hill Country Food Park Now Open.

Just in time for the blustering cold months, another indoor food market has opened it’s doors! Hill Country Food Park is located in Downtown Brooklyn at 345 Adams Street. With a mixture of Tex-Mex and Barbecue cuisine, this hall is inspired by Texas and specifically Austin’s food truck scene. Eater wrote a piece about this […]

Spotlight on Sol Sips: Black-Owned, Vegan and Community Conscious

What we put in our bodies is so important. Owner of Bushwick’s Vegan eatery, Sol Sips, knows the disparity between the price of healthy organic foods and your less healthy options, which cost less.  Francesca Chaney, a 22 year old woman, wanted to make wholesome foods more accessible in lower income neighborhoods where many immigrants […]

News from The Longshoreman Bar.

We had posted a blog when we found out about our new neighbors taking over at 215 Columbia, which used to be Toby’s Public House. The Longshoreman, an Italian bistro who still has no social media or website we could find, is supposed to open sometime this fall. We wanted to post the latest news we […]

New Pizzeria Coming to Red Hook and Community Meeting!

The space right on the corner of Ferris and Van Dyke is, as you can see in the photo above, a very recognizable Red Hook space. Artists painted this building years ago across both sides of this giant warehouse and now you can’t miss it! RC’s commercial team had been working on this expansive building […]