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What to Do, Eat, and Drink in Red Hook

What to Do, Eat, and Drink in Red Hook

Guests at the Nu Hotel will likely spend the majority of their visit in the Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill neighborhoods. But with more than 60 distinct areas, there is so much more of Brooklyn we encourage you to...

“Brooklyneurs”: Cool Brooklyn-Based Startups

“Brooklyneurs”: Cool Brooklyn-Based Startups

Brooklyn has long been a destination of creativity and ingenuity for young up-and-comers. The massive wave of young artists and professionals moving to Williamsburg, Bushwick and Downtown Brooklyn over the past several years has only amplified the scope of...

Vinyl Revival: Best Record Stores in Brooklyn

Vinyl Revival: Best Record Stores in Brooklyn

The young population of artists living throughout Brooklyn has a renewed interest in vintage accessories and goods. From dated outfits sourced from thrift shops to bars designed in the style of speakeasies to the vinyl revival, old is gold...

Kid-Friendly Events at BAM

Kid-Friendly Events at BAM

As more and more young families stroll through the streets of Brooklyn, the number of kid-friendly cultural events has increased to meet the demand. This borough has quickly become become one of the coolest family-oriented destinations in the city,...

  • NU Perspectives Series: Saroj Patel
  • NU Perspectives Series: Saroj Patel
  • NU Perspectives Series: Saroj Patel
  • NU Perspectives Series: Saroj Patel

NU Perspectives Series: Saroj Patel

There’s a transcendental aspect of the Nu Perspectives room murals series at our hotel. A large part of the appeal is to take a seemingly average hotel room and plaster someone’s imagination all over the walls to create something...

NU Recommends: Staff Favorites Near NU

NU Recommends: Staff Favorites Near NU

Brooklyn’s Nu Hotel concierge and front desk staff can quickly recommend the borough’s most happening events, and delicious haunts. To kickstart our Nu Recommends blog series, we chatted with local Tori Greenway, a guest service agent and concierge. Follow...

  • 5 Things to See at BAM This Spring
  • 5 Things to See at BAM This Spring
  • 5 Things to See at BAM This Spring
  • 5 Things to See at BAM This Spring
  • 5 Things to See at BAM This Spring

5 Things to See at BAM This Spring

The Brooklyn Academy of Music is the most dynamic and prolific arts institution in all of Brooklyn and quite possibly all of New York City. With an extensive calendar populated by performances, screenings, galas and more, there always seems...

The 25th Tibet House Benefit at Carnegie Hall

The 25th Tibet House Benefit at Carnegie Hall

Last night we crossed the bridge into Manhattan to take in the 25th annual edition of the Tibet House Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall. From the onset, the show had an interesting air about it. The show, a Manhattan...

  • NU Perspectives Series: Michael Sorgatz
  • NU Perspectives Series: Michael Sorgatz
  • NU Perspectives Series: Michael Sorgatz
  • NU Perspectives Series: Michael Sorgatz
  • NU Perspectives Series: Michael Sorgatz

NU Perspectives Series: Michael Sorgatz

Michael Sorgatz is an easy-speaking artist from Brooklyn whose ambitions essentially mirror the goals of the Nu Perspectives mural room series at Nu Hotel. He explained the realization of those ambitions during a recent interview. Sorgatz told us that...

Brooklyn Bridge Park Guide

Brooklyn Bridge Park Guide

Spring is fast approaching, giving prospective Nu Hotel guests the opportunity to explore the great outdoors with the hotel’s complimentary Brooklyn bike-share program. Nu Hotel’s collection of vintage-styled Brooklyn Cruisers are functionally and aesthetically perfect for a leisurely day...