'Celebrate Red Hook' festival behind Fairway on Van Brunt Street showcases local businesses
BROOKLYN - The Red Hook community came together to promote small businesses, while also getting to know neighbors.
The gathering was part of the first-ever "Celebrate Red Hook" festival on Van Brunt Street, hosted by Fairway Market. A heated tent was set up behind the store which featured local businesses such as Dry Dock Wine and Sprits and Lunacy Design, a t-shirt company.
Many Red Hook businesses are still struggling to recover after Superstorm Sandy. The event allows them to showcase products and be more visible to the community.
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The festival is free to attend and will be behind the Fairway Market every Saturday and Sunday through Feb. 1. Organizers say they may extend that date if it is a success.