We made the List!

May 28, 2019 | By Sadie Portman

We did it! Brooklyn Heights is considered one of the best neigherborhoods for first time buyers in Brooklyn. We're going to celebrate by taking a stroll on the Promenade, grabbing a bite to eat at Sahadi's and then toasting at Montero's Bar & Grill. We may even warm our hearts with a few hours of playtime at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe. What we're saying is, there's so many fun things to do in our neigherborhood. It is no wonder Brooklyn Heights made the list. Read more about the top places to live in Brooklyn.

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Things to do this Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2019 | By Sadie Portman

Memorial Day weekend is upon us and as some would say, it's officially the start of summer! So start the new season with a spark of sun, perhaps dip out into the ocean waters, or fill your day with a song. From concerts to beaches, we are giving you access to the best events in NYC. Click here for a full list of fun ideas.

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Come Look at what the Finacial District has to offer!

October 18, 2018 | By By: Sadie Portman

Twenty Broad located in the Finacial District is opening their onset leasing gallery and welcomes you to check the many amenities they have to offer. Check out the flier below for more information.

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Celebrate International Day of Friendship

July 31, 2018 | By By: Sadie Portman

Color, flags and friendship is how Brooklyn will celebrate International Day of Friendship this Sunday, August 5. Beginning at 1 PM, Unity Parade of Flags honoring almost 200 countries will march from Fulton Mall in Downtown Brooklyn to the Brooklyn Borough Hall. Throughout the day world class performances, dances and ethnic food trucks will grace the streets with fun and global engagement. Back by popular demand will also be the Global Village, with fun and educational interactions for people of all ages. Find out more and view the complete schedule by clicking the link here.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Is Getting a Pool!

June 2, 2018 | By Sadie Portman

We are so excite to swim away the summer's heat in with the arrival of a permanent pool at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Read below for the full story! Brooklyn Bridge Park will get a permanent public pool By Amy [email protected] Jun 1, 2018, 11:32am EDT Courtesy Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation Brooklyn Bridge Park’s pop-up pool, which debuted in 2012, has proven to be one of the waterfront park’s most popular seasonal features. It initially had a five-year contract, but locals successfully pushed for the park to extend its stay for two more seasons. But nothing gold can stay, and the park plans to demolish it after the 2018 season to make way for the Pier 2 upl... ...

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The Spanish Gardner Blossoms in Brooklyn

May 24, 2018 | By Sadie Portman

The Brooklyn Greenway Initiative is one of the largest environmentally conscious projects in New York City. I am pleased to have my work be a part of this organization and invite you to join in the unveiling on June 1st. for more information: 646-824-8300 Brooklyn Greenway Initiative to Unveil 10’ Sculpture of Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso Mowing a Lawn; The Spanish Gardener on view June 1–July 15, 2018 Brooklyn, NY - On June 1, 2018 Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) will unveil The Spanish Gardener (10’ maquette) by artist Elliott Arkin – a large scale mixed-media sculpture depicting Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso mowing a lawn. This ... ...

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Weekend Event!

May 5, 2018 | By Sadie Portman

Mark your calendars for May 4-6! Join the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) May 4-6 for Jane’s Walk, a festival of 200+ free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs. Walks combine the simple act of exploring the city with personal observations, local history, and civic engagement. Now in its eighth year, Jane’s Walk NYC is the largest in the world. Plan Your Itinerary Browse the 200+ walks by date, borough, theme, and/or accessibility, or use our new interactive map. Register for Your Walks Walks are free and open to the public, but let us know that you’re coming to receive updates about your walks. Spread the Word Invite... ...

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March 30, 2015 | By Sandra Dowling

Brooklyn Bridge Park Brooklyn Heights Association Brooklyn Heights Blog Brooklyn Historical Society Brownstoner Brooklyn Friends School Hillside Dog Park Packer Collegiate School The Heights Casino Saint Ann's School Smorgarburg Brooklyn Flea Free Tours By Foot

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My Brooklyn, Then and Now.

September 1, 2014 | By WENDELL JAMIESON

The floor-to-ceiling windows provided a panoramic view of Manhattan. But I was more interested in the foreground, below me — Brooklyn.New concrete-and-glass apartment buildings hitched up against the water near East River and Bushwick Inlet Parks. A group of people — they looked young, but it was too far to be sure — stood talking and smoking beneath the red neon sign of the Kent Ale House. Rows of silvery and green trucks waiting to be filled from the rusted tanks of Bayside oil gave way to the brick warehouses of Williamsburg, and then the rowhouses of Greenpoint.We were staying in the Wythe Hotel in a room that was a perfectly distilled essence of what Brookly... ...

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