Borough food festival Taste of Red Hook returns to Liberty Warehouse this month, bringing food and drink samples from 50 Red Hook restaurants and bars.
This two-bedroom, two-bath condominium at 324 22nd Street is located in historic Greenwood Heights along a quiet, tree-lined street.
There are bamboo floors throughout the open space. The kitchen features cherry wood cabinets and Carrera marble countertops which offer a beautiful contrast in color. The king-sized master bedroom has an en-suite full bath, and the second bedroom is located on the opposite side of the living room allowing full privacy. There is laundry in the apartment, and pets are welcome.
The property is a block away from historic Green-Wood Cemetery, a short walk away from Prospect Park, and a walk through the park will take you to the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the central Brooklyn Library. There are restaurants and bars in the area, and the F, G, and R trains are all within walking distance.
The ask is $815,000 with common monthly charges of $254. There is an open house Sunday, February 28, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Click through for more photos.
Prospective residents of the new mixed use development at Navy Green, straddling the borders of Clinton Hill and Fort Greene, may wonder about the Brooklyn Navy Yard a couple blocks to the north. What does it have to offer people who live in the area?
Right now, the Navy Yard is primarily an industrial park where a thriving community of artists and craftspeople, manufacturers and distributors, and other Brooklyn entrepreneurs ply their trade. Its visitor center, BLDG92, stages exhibitions, events, and tours that showcase the past, present and future of this historic landmark.
But what’s really exciting about the Navy Yard is what’s coming in the near future. With a cash infusion of as much as $140 million flooding the area, there are a host of new developments in the works, including a high-end food court at Building 77, a 74,000-square-foot Wegmans supermarket, the expansion of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, and — perhaps — Mayor de Blasio’s ambitious plan for a streetcar which will connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts from Sunset Park to Astoria. Read on to find out more.
Equinox Dumbo opens this year, offering Dumbo residents and workers a new destination to follow through on their commitment to health and wellness.
By joining Equinox Dumbo today, you can enjoy three dedicated studios for classes ranging from yoga and conditioning, Pilates, The Pursuit by Equinox, and an unparalleled Personal Training program, all while taking in views of the Manhattan Bridge.
Nonprofit arts and media organization BRIC has been a cornerstone of the Brooklyn arts scene since 1979, so it is a delight to announce that their newest venture BRIC TV, launched just last year, has received nine New York Emmy nominations. Add four more nominations for shows produced through BRIC’s Brooklyn Free Speech initiative, and that makes BRIC the 12th most nominated organization, tying with WABC and WCBS.
This spacious one-bedroom condominium at 892 Bergen Street in Crown Heights has an open layout with oversized windows — floor to ceiling in the bedroom — that make the apartment very welcoming and sunny.
The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, including a built-in microwave and a dishwasher. The sink peninsula adds extra counter space, and there is room for a dining table. Off the living room, there’s an outdoor terrace, and the bedroom has lots of closet space. Other perks include a washer and dryer in the apartment, storage in the cellar, a shared garden, and parking included in the combined monthly charges.
The building is right across the street from the popular brewery and food vendor hall Berg’n, and there are plenty of other restaurants, bars, and shops in the area, particularly along booming Franklin Avenue. There are also a few fitness establishments to choose from. The A and C trains are nearby at Franklin Avenue and Nostrand Avenue, as well as the S shuttle connecting Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Bed Stuy. The B48 and B65 buses are also right on the corner.
The asking price is $698,000 with common monthly charges of $524. The first open house showing is Sunday, February 21, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Click through for more photos.
By Suzanne Spellen (aka Montrose Morris)
When Manhattan’s favorite market Fairway announced that it would be opening a branch in Red Hook in 2006, food lovers from all over Brooklyn waited in anxious anticipation. The market would be housed in the Red Hook Stores, the largest of the brick storage warehouses built by Red Hook’s original developer William Beard in the 1870s. This iconic Red Hook landmark was built to store cotton, jute, coffee and other commodities.
With 52,000 square feet of retail space, the ground floor of the Red Hook Stores was perfect for a new supermarket. Like many other Red Hook buildings, the Red Hook Stores was owned by Greg O’Connell. He renovated the building to hold the market, as well as three floors of apartments above it. With a world class view and lofty spaces, the apartments were a big hit, as well.
When Fairway first opened its doors in 2006, it immediately became Brooklyn’s most popular market. The store was packed with eager shoppers from opening to closing.
Would any market have been this popular? What was it about Fairway? The company’s history tells the tale.
Staying in a luxury hotel on a vacation or business trip can spoil you. There are the stylish rooms, of course, plus the rooftop lounges and the tricked-out fitness centers. But what really makes a great hotel shine is the concierge desk, where friendly people are there to answer your questions, help you with your needs, and give you expert recommendations to make sure your stay is as good as it can be.
If you think you can’t get service like that at home, let Instrata Lifestyle Residences show you how it’s done.
Instrata is dedicated to bringing the deluxe hotel experience to luxury rentals. After opening up successful locations in Los Angeles, Dallas, D.C., and Manhattan — including a portion of the stunning Mercedes House — Instrata has brought its winning formula to Brooklyn Heights and Park Slope.
The Instrata Concierge Service strives to provide residents with a five-star, personalized service. Each month, Instrata hosts its unique signature resident events, featuring salons, parties, cultural affairs, and educational gatherings. Recent gatherings have included a boot camp in the park, cooking classes, comedy club nights, exclusive dining offers, rooftop cocktail parties, spa sessions, yoga, and more.
With the nation focused on the seemingly intractable problem of gun violence, BRIC TV has introduced a series of three videos on how this problem manifests itself on the streets of Brooklyn—and what Brooklynites are doing about it.
“Gun Violence in Brooklyn, Part 1” — which you can watch above — tells the story of Marlon Peterson. He was incarcerated for ten years due to his involvement in an armed robbery, and his experience with the criminal justice system inspired him to become a social justice advocate. Peterson is the creator a project called Safe Child Zones.
Peterson talks about his upbringing in Crown Heights, and how events in his life contributed to behaviors that led to gun violence and tragedy. The video was shot by Chris Raddatz, and produced and edited by Natasha Gaspard.
On October 16, 2016, experience the wonder of the Brooklyn shoreline at the only half marathon and 5K exclusively held on the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway.
The Brooklyn Greenway Half & 5K, hosted by Brooklyn Greenway Initiative and produced by NYCRUNS will take an anticipated 2,000 runners on a 13.1 mile or 5K journey along the Brooklyn waterfront from Red Hook to Greenpoint. The course offers unique and memorable views of the Manhattan skyline and the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Williamsburg Bridges — winding through Brooklyn Bridge Park and other city, state and industrial parks as well as the Brooklyn Navy Yard.