Tag Archives: Williamsburg

Last weekend, OHNY Program Coodinator Hae-In went to see Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris” at the much anticipated Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The independent movie theater opened recently on June 24. The theater is unique in that it features a full-service restaurant on the first floor, as well as table-side food service inside the [...]

Last Friday night, OHNY staffer Hae-In went to check out the 3rd Ward Member Group Show in Bushwick, Brooklyn and learn more about the space. The show highlighted work that is being produced by local artists, designers, woodworkers and photographers. 3rd Ward is a member-based design center for creative professionals, an “incubator for innovation and [...]

Sunday, July 18, marked the last day of The Feast of Our Lady of Mt Carmel and San Paolino, an annual street festival brought to Williamsburg, Brooklyn by the neighborhood’s Italian immigrants from Nola, Italy (near Naples). From July 7 – 18, North Williamsburg was home this festival and ritual, which dates back to fifth-century [...]

The Mast Brothers chocolate factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is New York City’s only bean to bar chocolate factory, where cacao beans are roasted, ground up, processed, aged, tempered and packaged into chocolate bars. Self-taught brothers Rick and Michael Mast renovated an old garage space, adding dark wood paneled counters and shelves, but kept the lofty, [...]

Last Saturday, Hae-In checked out the Brooklyn Flea at One Hanson Place for Kenneth Jackson’s talk on the history of the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building and its relationship to Brooklyn as a borough. Jackson, a New York City and Brooklyn historian and professor at Columbia University, was joined by Stuart Blumin, a history professor at [...]