There are two ways to get an apartment in Red Hook.
If you live there, you ask around. “Everyone knows what everyone’s paying and who owns what and who’s moving, so it’s mostly done really casually,” says Bevin Strand. Another resident’s account is typical: “A guy we knew from the bar who used to Read More
Sunny’s Bar on a recent Wednesday night was packed. The last of the longshoremen’s bars that once dotted the Red Hook waterfront, the sepia-toned watering hole is, nowadays, known as a bohemian stronghold and a vital neighborhood institution.
Tonight, customers are packed into the front room, swaying to the rhythms of Smokey’s Roundup, in Read More
Editor’s note: Hook Lines is a new biweekly column by Sadie Stein, an editor at the blog Jezebel and a Brooklyn resident, about the property and daily life of Red Hook. The first column can be read here.
“Sorry,” says Anne Read More
A new column about life and property in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Read More