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GIVEAWAY!! Tickets to Northside Festival Showcase at Bar Matchless

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Don’t let badglessness hold you back from missing out on all the Northside Festival fun. We have a sweet lineup ready for this Friday (6/12) at Bar Matchless and are giving away two FREE tickets!

To enter: In the comments, tell us the color of heliotrope (correctly or incorrectly).

Deadline: Wednesday, June 10th, 11:59pm.

A winner will  be chosen randomly and will be notified by email Friday (6/12) morning.

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Poseidon’s Children, Booty Worship, and Bushwick Open Studios – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/03–6/09)

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FC9780670016839WEDNESDAY 6/03
^ Word Presents Bourbon Empire @ Ramona Bar (113 Franklin St) 6:30pm, FREE, Author Reid Mitenbuler will speak about his book and sign copies during happy hour, More info
* Broken Land 2-Year Anniversary @ Broken Land (105 Franklin St) 9pm, FREE, Featuring drink specials and DJs Jackie Roman, Zachary Lipez, and Jonathan Toubin, RSVP

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Lost Lectures Two NY with Kazu Makino of Blonde Redhead, Josephine Decker, Tao Lin, Jon Ronson, Diana Al-Hadid, and more!

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Join Brooklyn art blogazine Hyperallergic and UK’s unoffical speakeasy of the lecture world The Lost Lectures for the second installment of Lost Lectures NY on JUNE 5TH!

A secret venue in Brooklyn will be taken over for an immersive night of never-before-seen talks and performances. The evening includes:

  • Blonde Redhead‘s Kazu Makino will be surprising the crowd with never before seen material (it’s even a secret to us)
  • one of the world’s leading gonzo journalists Jon Ronson, who is best known for his investigation into public shaming, will be unveiling his new project
  • indie filmmaker Josephine Decker will be doing a top secret performance
  • NYC busker-turned-activist Andrew Kalleen will be bringing a troupe of street musicians for a show-stopping performance
  • internationally renowned visual artist Diana Al-Hadid will discuss her work and its visual influences
  • poet, novelist, and artist Tao Lin, who has just published a new book, Selected Tweets, with poet Mira Gonzalez, will surely generate discussion, and
  • urban explorer Steve Duncan will share the secrets of the city’s underground.

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Northside Festival Showcase at Bar Matchless brought to you by Greenpointers, SuperCrush and CaraBella (6/12)

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There’s a lot to be excited about coming up at this years Northside Festival, but there’s one event that we’re a bit extra excited to tell you about. That’s because we’ve partnered up with Supercrush Studio and Cara Bella Presents to host our very own musical showcase at Greenpoint’s Bar Matchless.  The show is on Friday, June 12 starting at 8PM (doors open at 7:30pm).  RSVP here.

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Greenpointers’ Guide to the 2015 Northside Festival!

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It’s time again for North Brooklyn to dedicate a week to celebrating some of the things we love best: film, innovation and of course, music!

The seventh annual Northside Festival is just one week away, and over the coming week we’ll be providing preview coverage of the line-ups as well as additional information about North Brooklyn’s biggest festival. Whether you plan on spending all of next week at the Festival or were just going to take in a show or two, you’re going to want to bookmark this page, as it will be updated with all of our coverage of the Festival, and we’ll make sure that you know everything you need to know to get the most out of this great week. Continue reading

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Vendors Wanted!!! Summer Market 2015 (7/19)!

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We have watermelon cocktails on the horizon! Stay-cation with us, North Brooklyn style, at our Summer Market on Sunday, July 19, 2015 (1-7PM)RSVP to mark your calendars, invite your friends, and stay updated on our activities!

Right now,we are looking for talented and creative local makers, artists & food vendors.  Apply here or directly in the form at the bottom of this post. Continue reading

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Guacamole-Off at Diamond Bar (05/31)

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Hoarding a secret guac recipe that your friends have been coveting for years? The time has come to let it reap you some extra glory….at Diamond Bar‘s Guac-Off this Sunday!

The avocado showdown is part of a fabulous Taco and Ceviche pop-up hosted by local caterer The Fury, and the competing guac will be served up alongside tacos from 2-4pm. Diners will then vote for their favorite, ultimately crowning one contender Guacamole Master Extraordinaire (and earning them a glittering prize!!)

Anyone wishing to enter the guac-off should email Dave: dave@thediamondbrooklyn.com

To take part, just make up a standard serving (approx 3 avocados) and take it along on the day. Diamond will take care of the rest.

Taco and Ceviche Pop-Up with Guacamole contest is this Sunday May 31st at Diamond Bar (43 Franklin Street)

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Plant Magic comes to Prospect Park this Saturday (5/30)

Plant-Magic-IG_525pxConnect with wild plants in Brooklyn’s oldest remaining forest. Spend the morning rewilding the woodlands, planting native perennials like blue vervain, bergamot and goldenrod, grown from heritage seeds, and removing invasive plants like artemesia and burdock with Prospect Park’s expert foresters. Afterwards, enjoy a wild plant picnic from Bed Stuy Kitchen, Marlow and Sons and Four & Twenty Blackbirds. In conjunction with the Prospect Park Alliance. Limited space available. RSVP required. Continue reading

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Brooklyn Spaces book launch, Obscura Day, Menu for Mars – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/27–6/02)

https_proxyBrooklyn Spaces book launch party @ Gowanus Ballroom (55 9th St), Saturday 5/30, 7pm, $10 suggested. RSVP on Eventbrite or Facebook
Hi there! This is your events editor, Oriana. After more than a year of sharing everyone else’s wonderful events, this week I bring you my own: the launch party for my book Brooklyn Spaces: 50 Hubs of Culture & Creativity. It’s going to be a wild night, with a punk/folk banjo player, a 50-woman AfroBrazillian drumming troupe, a renegade brass band, a flaming saxophone, aerialists, a photo show, food trucks, and more. Come!

11295876_962384057129146_8497428144378547233_n(sponsored) Tuesday Night Recession Special @ No. 7 North (931 Manhattan Ave)
We are officially open on Tuesday evenings now! Tuesdays are going to be very special as we’ve decided to do a separate, special, unbelievably affordable dinner menu including Tyler’s FAMOUS fried chicken, broccoli tacos, and a new favorite Elote Siete. Come out and DRINK with us because we will be stirring and shaking up delectable cocktails as always in addition to this stirring meal. More info

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11174439_678505008458_6148738831846624122_oWEDNESDAY 5/27
* Can Small Businesses Survive in North Brooklyn? @ Sunview Luncheonette (221 Nassau Ave) 7pm, FREE, A policy roundtable to discuss how neighbors, small businesses, and artist-run spaces can work together, stand up for themselves, and fight for our communities, RSVP
* Voices of Brooklyn: Workers in the Vineyard of NYC @ St. Paul’s Theater (334 South 5th St) 7pm, FREE, Guitar and piano-driven music paired with stories of immigrant mothers taking care of their families and each other on the streets of Williamsburg, RSVP

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Tiki Disco, Trampled By Turtles, Force Majeure – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/20–5/26)

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♫ The Hunger (Second Course) @ Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, With Hungry March Band / Tipsy Oxcart / The Icebergs, RSVP
* Alotta Stuff @ Metropolitan Bar (559 Lorimer St) 8pm, FREE, Hosts Alotta McGriddles and Thorgy Thor bring you vintage and thrift treasures from their closets in a live auction, RSVP
♫ The Greenpoint Get-Down 
@ No 7 North (931 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, FREE, DJ Patrick A. Reed will spin classic hip-hop, heavy soul, deep funk, ska, and rocksteady, More info

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