Author Archives: Jaebi

Linking a Sandy Past to a Resilient Future in Red Hook

In the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, Superstorm Sandy became one of the most devastating hurricanes in American history. The storm surge that flooded the streets of New York City and Red Hook on October 29th has lasting effects on our coastal community, including longstanding property damage, living conditions festering with mold and the uneasy question […]

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A Spicy Taste of Red Hook

On September 5th, 2017, Red Hook WiFi published a heart-chuckling tale starring Ghost Pepper and Dark Chocolate, the key ingredients in a unique offering from Raaka Virgin Chocolate. The video release comes just weeks before Raaka participates in The Taste of Red Hook on September 26th. The Bean-to-Bar chocolate maker also participated in the 5th Summer of Digital Media Bootcamp […]

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Google's Project Loon Meets Red Hook WiFi

On April 1st, 2016, Red Hook Digital Stewards had an opportunity to tour Google offices in New York City. During a chat via Hangout with Cyrus Behroozi, the teams compared implementations of Red Hook WiFi vs. Google’s Project Loon. Both the project launched by RHDS and Loon take a definitive stance in the digital divide, promising to offer free and affordable […]

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Regatta Boat Race Recap

  On Sunday 20th, 2015 the “Digital Stewards launched The Red Hook Regatta at Valentino Pier in Brooklyn. Senior RHDS, Laurenzo Reed and Jesus Benitez spearheaded the project event and brought in the support of ME, NS, and JR. While the event went smoothly, with WPIX capturing the story, putting it together was a long […]

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All hands on deck

Today on October 15, 2015, we had an exciting morning with a team building event lead by John Reid and Naheem Morris along with the supervision of Jaebi Bussey. Held outside at Valentino park next to Steve’s AUTHENTIC Key Lime Pies. The activity “The One Question Ice Breaker Activity” consisted of each steward receiving a […]

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Laser cutting

On October 23, 2015, Jaebi, Alden Rob, Tony, and Naheem from the Steward team went to Pioneer Works for a laser cutting lesson lead by David Sheinkopf. The day began with David going over technical components of the laser cutter, as he explain “knowing how something works makes you better able to handle when problems […]

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