Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Festa D'Estate supporting Brooklyn Greenway Initiative

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative is an organization responsible for conceiving, planning and coordinating the development of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, a 14-mile greenway along Brooklyn’s waterfront.

Go to Brooklyn Greenway for more information.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Free Movies in Red Hook

Get on the train and pop over to Red Hook this summer.

Red Hook Summer Movies has put out their schedules for free movies in July at Valentino Pier.  All movies are sponsored by local Brooklyn businesses.

Check it out at Red Hook Summer Movies.

Fort Greene Public Plaza

On Tuesday, June 28th, and Wednesday, June 29th, the Fulton Area Business Aliance will be holding a workshop for community members to offer input and ideas for the public plaza at Lafayette and Fulton in Fort Greene.  It will be  in the community room of the Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church at 85 South Oxford Street, between Fulton and Lafayette from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Check out Fulton Area Business Alliance for more information.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Learn more about Plastics, Honeybees and the Atlantic Yards

Friday's Leonard Lopate Show had some pretty great segments yeasterday.  Check out Plastic: A Toxic Love Story and Please Explain: Why Are Honeybees Disappearing.  And on Thursday there was Battle for Brooklyn about the documentary detailing the battle over the development of the Atlantic Yards.

This Saturday and next Saturday we'll have free seeds at the Fort Greene Farmer's Market.  If you can't make it out there, you can email your information to and put the word 'seeds' in the subject line.

Pictured above Lupinus Polyphyllus.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011


Recycle-A-Bicycle has two events coming up this month.  June 19th in Harlem and June 25th in Soundview, Bronx.

Check out their website for more information at

Monday, June 6, 2011

Go Here: Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain

Brooklyn Farmacy is located on the corner of Henry Street and Sacket in Carroll Gardens and probably one of the only places you can find a genuine, old fashioned egg cream in Brooklyn.  In addition to the famous egg creams, you can get pastries, sundaes, soups and a whole lot more.  Most everything served comes from local New York vendors such as Adirondack Creamery Ice Cream from Saratoga Springs and P&H Soda and Syrup right here in Brooklyn.  In addition to their delicious food, you can find local purveyors goods being sold on the shelves.

The prices aren't half bad and the goods are pretty darn good.  A great place to take the kids or for a first date.  So check it out!

Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain