The Green Bottle Coming to Columbia Street

The space at 257 Columbia Street was formerly Sebastianos Italian Cuisine for a fairly short time and it’s been closed now for a little while. We saw signage up for a new tenant opening up in the space. The name of the tenant is Cleaver Co and it looks like the new restaurant, cafe or […]

Self Storage Space Opens in Red Hook.

We’d like to share this brief bit about a new small business in our area, Liberty View Self Storage. Read more and view photos of their space below! Liberty View Self Storage is located on the 3rd floor at 106 Ferris Street. We wanted to find a space where our Red Hook neighbors could store their household […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brooklyn Collective Event Coming Up.

Artwork Courtesy of Jenny Belin Time for another Brooklyn Collective shopping event! It’s happening in a couple of weeks and, as usual, will include complimentary cocktails and live music. An additional activity they’ve been holding for this yearly Valentine’s Day event is Valentines for Congress. They will have a table set up so that shoppers can […]

The Last Days of Holiday Markets.

If you haven’t gotten everyone checked off your list yet there are still some opportunities to do that at Brooklyn’s many holiday markets. It’s the perfect chance to shop locally and support your community makers, designers, and artists. Here are a couple below, via an ExploreBrooklyn guide, that are still going on or approaching! Renegade […]

Holiday Market Guide for Brooklyn.

Holiday shopping season has begun and if you haven’t gotten everyone checked off your list yet there are plenty of opportunities to do that at Brooklyn’s many holiday markets. Some of these are new additions, some are mainstays that grow year after year, and some are pop-ups in very unique places like schools or churches. […]

Brooklyn Collective Gift Fair.

Let the holiday gift fairs begin! Our good friends and neighbors, Brooklyn Collective, are holding a holiday shopping event next week, December 7th from 6pm-9pm at their storefront on 212 Columbia Street. This one is a bit different, not only to past shopping celebrations at Brooklyn Collective, but also to most gift fairs. This will […]

Women-Owned Brooklyn Business Series: Olly Oxen Free Vintage

We are delighted that we had the opportunity to talk with Suzanne Palmer who owns one of our favorite vintage stores in Williamsburg. She is sharing the space now with Swans Nest Yoga, which is set to open tomorrow with an open house event! Read more and see a gallery of photos below! Tell us […]

Recently Opened Piercing Studio on Smith Street.

We couldn’t find out exactly how long this new piercing studio and fine jewelry storefront had been open but walking past it was new to our eyes and their yelp reviews only date back a few months so we imagine they are very new to this space. Ahimsa which if looked up in the dictionary […]