Opportunity Zones: An Information Session for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs

SBIDC and Realty Collective have joined forces to present this information session at Hoek Pizza (117 Ferris) in Red Hook Brooklyn on April 18th. In 2017, Congress created the tax incentive program, Opportunity Zones, to spur development in “economically-distressed” areas. The tax benefits are now becoming available and it has a lot of people wondering […]

Women-Owned Business Series: Remedies Herb Shop and Cheryl Boiko

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Cheryl Boiko of Remedies Herb Shop, a woman-owned business and supporter of other women-owned makers and businesses! She talked about her experience opening up a storefront in the neighborhood of Carroll Gardens, classes and events being offered at her shop and gives other woman who are thinking […]

Save the Date and Buy Tickets for The Felix Awards

The organization Extreme Kids and Crew has been around since 2010 and provides judgment-free play spaces, arts-based programming and parent education and support for children with disabilities. Exciting news for this company is that they have recently moved into a space in Red Hook Brooklyn but we’ll be posting about soon as they are still […]

Ben Franklin Circles at Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library has partnered with the 92nd St Y to host a monthly event, the Ben Franklin Circles. These are discussions meant to “promote civic ideals and to bring persons together in an increasingly fractured society”. This month the circle will take place at the Carroll Gardens branch on Union and Clinton. It will […]

Resident Economic Empowerment and Sustainability Events

We wanted to share these events with you, both brought to us by New York City Housing Authority office of REES, or the Resident Economic Empowerment and Sustainability. One event is happening tonight in Prospect Heights (see above) and is geared towards first time home buyers. The other, which in on Monday April 8th, is […]

Photos from the “Are You Coffee Fit?” Workshop

On September 22nd we attended Are You Coffee Fit?, an interactive workshop exploring the health benefits of coffee. We know these photos are a little delayed but better late than never! The event was in Boerum Hill at Abbotsford Rd and was co-hosted by Triomph Fitness. You can read our blog leading up to the event here! It was […]

Are You Coffee Fit? Workshop Saturday in Boerum Hill

Our good friend Jack Gordon of Triomph Fitness let us know about this event Triomph is co-hosting on Saturday September 22nd and we want to pass along the info. You can check out the event page on facebook here and read more about what to expect below. It sounds both fun and informative! Event begins at […]

Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Coming July 9th.

It’s officially festival season and one of the big one coming up is the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. This festival isn’t just multiple performances, it’s also a variety of panels, lectures and workshops over the course of the week. The event, which is going on it’s 14th year, is going on in different locations around the […]

RC’s Nils Anderson at GrowBizNYC Event.

On June 6th, from 6pm-8pm, Realty Collective’s Nils Anderson will be at David Weeks Studio in Lower Manhattan for the GrowBizNYC Alliance event.  This is a educational and networking talk for New York manufacturers who are looking to grow their businesses and thrive in today’s market. Nils will be speaking along with other “leaders in economic […]

Free Legal Clinic for Small Businesses in Brooklyn.

This Thursday the Carroll Gardens Association will be holding a legal clinic for small businesses and non-profits.  This means free 30-minute one-on-one legal consultations for anyone who registers for this event with CGA.  We all know that hiring a lawyer to can be a significant expense so this event is a wonderful opportunity to receive […]