ZALTZ is a laboratory where you can mix up a Custom Bath Formula using pure Dead Sea salts + a curated selection of all-natural Bath Elements. Zaltz has combed the Earth for the best ingredients and taken great care to make sure everything is ethically sourced so you can relax & enjoy your bath. Continue reading
There’s good news this summer for local artists and the mamas and papas of Williamsburg! The Brooklyn Public Library and Spaceworks, a nonprofit that develops affordable rehearsal and visual arts studios throughout New York City, have partnered to bring a community arts space to the newly renovated second floor of the Williamsburg Public Library, located at 240 Division Avenue.
Harking back to the history of Williamsburg’s creative community, the center will offer low-cost rental spaces for visual and performance artists, along with a variety of free arts programming for children and adults hosted by local arts organizations like El Puente and 826NYC. Continue reading
You might have noticed Tal Shpantzer’s photos in True Detective’s third episode. If not, sneak a peek above as Shpantzer’s photos grace the Vinci mayor’s house. Symbolic imagery for the mayor’s wife, perhaps?
Ever pass by a group of zen looking people in warrior pose or savasana in a grassy part of McCarren Park on a sunny day?
Hosh Yoga is a nonprofit that began to provide donation based open level classes to the public and is coming to the sun-drenched outdoor rooftop space at the Greenpoint Loft during our Summer Market to host two classes.
Each class is 75 minutes and is donation based. Open level – Experience with yoga is suggested but anyone is welcome!
We will have a limited number of mats so BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) is ideal.
Take a step closer to health and wellness while surrounded by a gorgeous urban landscape!
In recent weeks, some of you may have spotted the mutilation of 5 trees bordering the northern edge of Barge Park. These trees, identified as 75 yr old London Plane Trees, have been around longer than most of us and recently met their untimely death at the hands of our new neighbor Greenpoint Landing, and the Parks Department.
How they were chopped down and how much money Greenpoint will be getting out of the deal is rather murky indeed.
Let’s just say, in NYC money really does grow on trees. Continue reading
Greenpointers Summer Market, City of Water Day, Emo Night, – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/15–7/21)
* Greenpointers Summer Market (Sunday, 7/19 1-7PM) @ Greenpoint Loft (67 West St, 5th Fl) FREE, A curated selection of our favorite local makers and small businesses. Music brought to you by Laura & Greg and Supercrush Studios. Artisanal food and activities including donation-based Rooftop yoga, Flower Crown making workshop, Painted Postcards, Henna Tattoos, Massages, Nail Art, Photo Booth and more, RSVP
* SummerScreen: Wet Hot American Summer @ McCarren Park (North 12th St & Bedford Ave) 6pm, FREE, If a free screening of the cult classic isn’t enough, we hear that David Wain himself will be there and will show a preview of the Wet Hot American Summer Netflix series, More info
* Summer Shake-Up @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 7:30pm, $16, Featuring featuring Lisa Fagan Dance Problems / Joey Loto / The Raving Jaynes / Beth Liebowitz & Artists, and many more, Buy tix
We are excited for our annual Summer Market and cannot wait to introduce to you our awesome vendors!
The Deets: Sunday July 19th from 1-7pm at Greenpoint Loft (67 West, St, 5th Fl)
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Activities (FREE): Photo Booth by Gustavo Ponce, with Greenpoint Garden Variety Watermelon Patch designed by Libby VanderPloeg, Nail Art by @Peenk!, Massages by Human@Ease,Henna Tattoos by Miss V, Rooftop Yoga by Hosh Yoga (donation based).
Special thanks to our sponsors! Continue reading
Chiara-Livia and Mi Gerer are making some serious waves. The sisters are the creatives behind Havanah Jesus, a fashion skate apparel line that is also a film and tv production company, which also produces events and parties. With a “cross between urban life style and holy imagery,” the images have a lifestyle brand down pat. Oh, and it’s pretty awesome that they’re based in our beloved Greenpoint, too.
I’m particularly psyched about the idea of two sisters running a business, since I’ve been working towards similar goals with my best sister (and only sister). I had the pleasure of catching up with Chiara and Mi to discuss designing and sisterhood.
It’s the summer time–the weather is fine, and you could reach right up and touch the sky–or you could simply reach for a good book and hit the park. Last weekend we canvassed McGolrick Park and McCarren Park, approaching total strangers and interrupting their afternoons to ask them questions about their reading material. Join us now as we discover what the young and the restless and the literary of Greenpoint are burying their noses in this July.
Book: White Noise by Don DeLillo
So what’s this novel about?
I think it’s about how so much of American anxiety is created by pop culture.
Wow, that was good. You really cut to the heart of that, a lot of people just recite plot points.
[Mike’s Girlfriend: That was a great summary, babe.] Continue reading
Celebrate summer in a lush urban oasis while supporting the community!
This Thursday July, 16 from 6:30PM-8:30PM, Franklin St Community Garden is hosting a cocktail party to support their Children’s Education Program.
For $20, you get 2 drinks, delicious local food, a raffle ticket for items donated by local Greenpoint businesses, and an evening of live music surrounded by greenery and good company.