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Saturday, May 25, 2019

I Migration: New Play Asks What It Means To Be American

RED HOOK - Falconworks Theater Company will debut a new original production, I Migration, at Red Hook's Waterfront Museum on Thursday, May 16. Using music and stories culled from historical sources as well as current narratives, the play...

The Future of Housing Affordability in New York City

Like many other regions across the United States, New York City is in the midst of a housing crisis, in which one-third of the city’s residents spend more than half of their income on...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

Spend Your Summer in Brooklyn with FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology is perhaps best known as a school for aspiring fashion creatives and entrepreneurs, with a campus located in the heart of Manhattan’s fashion district. But FIT offers so much...

Register to attend the 9th Annual Only Brooklyn.® Real Estate Conference

Since 2010, the borough’s most engaging and relevant Only Brooklyn.® Real Estate Conference has gathered hundreds of real estate professionals to discuss the future of one of the most powerful sub-markets in the country....

Rejuvenate Yourself This Spring with 20% Off at Local Businesses

Kick the winter blues and embrace the spring with Cinch, the app that connects you to local businesses for new experiences and exclusive deals. We’ve got some amazing spots in Williamsburg and Park Slope to...

Use Shapr to Make The Right Connections

There’s likely one person in every subway car who can intro you to a new job opportunity, connect you to the perfect freelance gig or make a great addition to your team. But let’s...

Busy Parents, Let Hungryroot Be Your Healthy Food Concierge

As a parent of two young kids, I’ve got limited time – and energy – for shopping and cooking. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to make getting those things done a...

Meet Karen Blondel: Fighting For Justice Within NYCHA And Beyond

RED HOOK/GOWANUS - Karen Blondel is a familiar figure to anyone who has attended the countless Gowanus rezoning meetings over the years. The bold, outspoken advocate can command a crowd as she did in...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

Private Contractors And Common Sense Work-rules – The Way To Fix Red Hook Houses?

RED HOOK - Ten years after Roxanne Crumbley’s daughter showed signs of lead poisoning, her two-bedroom public housing apartment still has not been inspected for lead. Crumbley has lived in Red Hook West since...

For Red Hook, Justice Center is Much More than a Court

RED HOOK - From the number of people streaming into the Red Hook Community Justice Center last Tuesday afternoon, no one would have guessed that court wasn’t even in session. In one room, a circle...

Where There’s a Y, There’s a Way…to the Best Summer Ever

At the Prospect Park YMCA & Park Slope Armory YMCA summer day camps, children learn leadership skills and develop self-confidence in a safe, accepting, and stimulating environment. They also build robots, go on field...

Food News: Beer, Bagels, Empanadas & More

Big aLICe Brewing 52 34th Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenues), Sunset Park Kyle Hurst and Scott Berger, owners of the Big aLICe Brewing taproom in Long Island City,  recently debuted a new barrel room at Industry...

‘Women Trailblazers in Tech’ Panel Hosted By Flatiron School

Join Flatiron School as we celebrate women trailblazers in tech and look to inspire the next wave of women poised to shake up the tech world in this celebratory Women’s History Month panel on March 26th at...
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