The Red Hook Star-Revue, in partnership with IKEA Brooklyn, proudly announces our 3rd Annual Celebrating Red Hook on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 12-9 pm. In the age of Red Hook’s gentrification, the Star-Revue feels it is important to keep our neighborhood connected. By bringing local artists, makers and entrepreneurs together, we hope to highlight the ever growing spirit of […]
Page two of today’s NY Daily News has two stories about Mayor de Blasio’s increasingly annoying persona. “Blaz hits denial...
Joshua Palacios first played baseball in Red Hook with his dad when he was three years old. He has recently been able to make his dream...
About one thousand Red Hook women, infants, and children can now receive vouchers and nutritional counseling at the Addabbo...
This August, in association with Pioneer Works, Red Hook Flicks will feature and diverse lineup of new and nostalgic movies for adults...
In a few Sundays, millions of us will shout out at the television insistantly “Move the Chains” as our football teams – in my case the Giants – advance for a first down on their march down field to hopefully put points on the board. At the risk of flooding the zone with sports metaphors and alienating those who don’t […]
The first annual Unity in the Community event with Red Hook youth and the NYPD was held in Red Hook on July 30. The day began at 3 pm with street soccer on the fields in Bush Clinton Park, and later four basketball games took place at the Miccio Community Center. According to Councilman Carlos Menchaca, who played in both […]
The news this summer has been rampant with violence in the form of terrorist attacks, police shootings and ambush attacks on police officers. These hot topics have undoubtedly led to a great deal of nationwide tension. We asked several local clergy members to weigh in on the situation. Monsignor Joseph Nugent, pastor of both St. Agnes and St. Paul’s […]
The first Shore Power System (SPS) on the East Coast is operational in Red Hook at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal and has been for several months, according to New York Power Authority spokesman Paul DeMichele. The SPS allows some cruise ships to plug into the New York Power Authority’s electric grid, rather than idling their engines in port by burning […]
If you want to shop locally, but don’t feel like navigating the bustling streets of South Brooklyn, there’s a new unique flea market for you. F.a.d. weekend (it stands for Fashion, Art, and Design) is an indoor pop-up market with a Parisian feel located at Invisible Dog Art Center, a 30,000 square-foot multipurpose space on Bergen Street. Every second […]
Jaheim Smallwood, a 23-year-old resident of Red Hook, was fatally shot Tuesday, July 19 outside his home at 75 Bush Street. Smallwood was raised in the Red Hook Houses. He is survived by his mother, brother, and young son Jalyn, who was holding his father’s hand when the shooting occurred. Smallwood was attacked shortly after 8 pm after returning […]
There was big news this week as it was reported by all three daily newspapers that US Attorney Preet Bharara has turned his attention to the closing of the Long Island College Hospital. The Star-Revue covered LICH’s agonizing end from the beginning, as co-publisher Kimberly Price recognized right away that LICH was Red Hook’s go-to hospital. She was at […]
Organized under the aegis of the Carroll Gardens Association (CGA), the Southwest Brooklyn Tenant Union held its inaugural meeting last month. The union is an outgrowth of the work of Ben Fuller-Googins, CGA Programming and Planning Director, and Manon Vergario, CGA Community Organizer. The duo had worked to organize tenants of 63 Tiffany Place, a failed luxury condo rehab […]
As gentrification steamrolls Red Hook, the new collaborative workspace Supersmith is a refreshing reminder of the neighborhood’s community-oriented, artisan roots. Founded by Red Hook residents Zach Blaue and Natalie Shook, Supersmith is a 7,000-square-foot studio on Dikeman Street equipped with full-on metalworking and woodworking machinery including table saws, welding equipment, and milling machines. The space is for artists of […]
Every time I go to Mass at St. Stephen’s Church, I usually find my eyes tearing up midway through the service. There are a number of reasons for this kind of emotional eruption. The interior’s cathedral height and warm, ivory brightness creates an all too familiar homecoming not just to God, but to its mostly Italian parishioners who have been […]