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Shop this Saturday: Daddy’s Handmade Treasures #2 (3/8)

Wowch Clothing @ Daddy's Handmade Treasures #2

On Saturday 3/8, venture over to Daddy’s (435 Graham Avenue) for a pop-up shop curated by Debbie Tuch, creator of the jewelry line Glitterlimes. Shoppers can find artisanal goods such as Muffy Brandt printed leggings and tops, Tim Harrington (of Les Savy Fav) illustrations, Andrew Salome knits, Jena Derman ceramics, Julie Van Such digital print scarves, Junior Town Knits hand-dyed yarn straight from Los Angeles, Wowch clothing, and of course, Glitterlimes.

DJ Knife Fight will be spinning pre-Beatles rock and there will be drinks on hand.

RSVP to Daddy’s Handmade Treasures.

I also had the pleasure of asking Debbie some questions on curating, making jewelry, and Brooklyn. Continue reading

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Brain-Cave Festival, Spring Markets, Pre-1907 NYC, Greencycle Swaps, Greenpoint Art: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (4/10-4/16)

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There are more events in our weekly calendarSubmit Greenpoint events, too!

WEDNESDAY 4/10

♫ Taj Mahal Trio @Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) Door at 6pm, $25, Composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal performs blues and roots music, More Info
L Magazine’s and Kanine Records’ 10th Anniversary @Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 8pm, FREE, Xray Eyeballs / Lodro/ Valleys, RSVP 
Araabmuzik @ The OutPost (74 Wythe Ave,) 10pm, $15, Tix

THURSDAY (4/11)

• Williamsburg Greenpoint Food Co-op Community Meeting @ Greenpoint Reformed Church (136 Milton St) 7-9pm, RSVP
♦ Hyperbolic
@ Beginnings (110 Meserole Ave) Opening Reception 7-9pm, FREE, Artist Matt Leines, RSVP
♫ Brain-Cave Festival 2013 (4/11-4/14) @Europa (98 Meserole Ave) 7pm, $12-40, Brooklyn music festival featuring the borough’s brightest and most innovative  underground/indie bands, RSVP
AbeMixture: A Storm Of Words @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, Comedians Liz Miele/Rob Cantrell/Justy Dodge/Lauren Ireland/Ken Jepsen and J LaLond, RSVP
♫ Diarrhea Planet / Wild Yaks / Flagland @Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St, Bushwick) 8pm, $8, RSVP

FRIDAY 4/12

♦ Aura @ The One Well (165 Greenpoint Ave) Opening Reception 7-10pm, a collection of watercolor + ink works by Amanda Brown, RSVP
♦ Death In Flesh @ Laundry Lung Gallery (67 West Street, Suite #214) Opening Reception 7-9pm, featuring the ink works of Emma Kohlmann and photography by Caroline Schub, curated by Nicole Aiello, RSVP
Static @ Calico Gallery (67 West St #206, Brooklyn) Opening Reception 7-9pm, works by Elana Adler and Hannah Lamar Simmons, RSVP
♫ Wavves / Fidlar / Cheatahs @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St) 8pm, More Info

SATURDAY 4/13

*Greenpointers Spring Market @ From The Source (69 West St) noon-6pm, Drink, Eat (tons of local food vendors), Photobooth, Nail Art, Live Music via Brain-Cave Festival, and Shop an impressive line up of local vendors, RSVP
• Greencycle Swap @ St. Nicks Alliance (2 Kingsland Ave), Williamsburg Beacon(88 N 11th St), Grand Street Campus (850 Grand St) noon-4pm, $5, Drop off your cleaned gently-used & working items, browse the selection & take as many riches as you can carry! More Info
• Reading @ Milk and Roses (1110 Manhattan Ave) 7pm, FREE, a poetry cabaret featuring Michelle Taransky / Emily Hunt / Caitlin Grace McDonnell & Tim Requarth on piano, RSVP
* Curatorial Talk with Lon Black @ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave) 7:30-10pm, a visit to pre-1907 New York City with a slide show, lecture and tour of “Greetings From the City of New York.”
♫ Doldrums / Friends / Sean Nicholas Savage @285 Kent, 8pm, $12, RSVP


SUNDAY  4/14

• Ridgewood Market @ Gottscheer Hall (657 Fairview Ave) 11am, art, vintage, local crafts, food, drinks, RSVP
• Gotham Writers Workshop @ Word (126 Franklin St) 2-3pm, FREE, Join writer Shelly Oria for a fiction writing class on generating ideas and storytelling techniques, then share your work in a dynamic and supportive environment, RSVP
♫ Mmoss / Quilt / Prince Rupert’s Drops / Electric Mess @ Glasslands (289 Kent) 8pm, $10, RSVP

MONDAY 4/15
♫ White Lung / Goosebumps / Syphilitic Lust / Boca Raton @ The Acheron (57 Waterbury St, Bushwick) 8pm, $8, RSVP

TUESDAY 4/16
♫ They Might Be Giants @ Academy Records Annex (96 N. 6th Street,) 7pm, FREE, in-store set and autograph session, More Info

*  Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥  Pheremones likely
♦  Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
#   Foodie Event

 

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16 Brooklyn Holiday Markets For Your Local Shopping Pleasure

About 10 years ago, my mother and I made it an annual Christmas tradition to go to the Young Designers Market in Soho and buy each other earrings.

At the time, that was the only market I knew of in town. Now there is an utter explosion of Holiday Markets, many in Brooklyn, with locally handmade gifts. It goes to show how the local and sustainable movement is happening in full force, especially in our own borough.

Aside from our upcoming Greenpointers Holiday Market, there are tons of other amazing markets happening in Brooklyn in the next few weeks, which makes us very excited in our brains.

Brooklyn Holiday 2012 Market Round-Up

1. One Stop Pop-Up Shopping Party @ the one well (165 Greenpoint Ave)
Date: 12/1
Time: 12-6pm


2. Kill Devil Hill @ 170 Franklin St
Daily, Thru December


3. Handmade Holiday Calvacade @ 50 No. 3rd St
Dates: 12/1-2
Time: 11-6pm


4. Greenpointers Second Annual Holiday Market @ From The Source (69 West)
Date: 12/8
Time: 12-6pm

5. ManufactureNY X Love US Holiday Pop-Up Shop @ The End (13 Greenpoint Ave)
Date: 12/8
Time: 12-6pm


6. Booklyn Pop-Up Shop & Exhibition @ 37 Greenpoint Ave
Dates: Opening Friday 12/7 (7-10pm) Pop-up 12/8-9 (12-6pm)


7. Gowanus Night Market @ 540 President St
Date: 12/8
Time: 7pm-Midnight


8. Brooklyn Night Bazaar @ 45 No. 5th St
Dates: Fri & Sat Until 12/22
Time: 6pm-Midnight


9. Vegan Holiday Shop-Ups @ Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St.)
Dates: 12/8, 12/15, 12/22
Time: 12-5pm


10. Crafted at the Canal @ Build It Green NYC Gowanus (69 9th St)
Dates: Friday (6pm-10pm) & Saturday (10am-5pm)


11. Williamsburg Fashion Weekend Holyday Market @ Bird River Studios (343 Grand St)
Dates: 12/15-16
Time: 11am-7pm


12. 3rd Ward Holiday Craft Fair @ 195 Morgan Ave
Date: 12/15
Time: 12-6pm


13. Brooklyn Craft Central’s 5th Annual Holiday Craft Market @ Little Field (622 Degraw St) Dates: 12/15-16 & 12/22-23
Time: 11am-5pm


14. Williamsburg Eastside Flea Market@ PS132 (Manhattan & Metropolitan Ave)
Dates: Sat & Sun


15. Brooklyn Lyceum Holiday Marketplace @ 227 4th Ave
Dates: 12/15-16
Time: 11am-7pm


16. Gifted @ One Hanson Place
Dates: Sat & Sun Thru 11/23
Times: 10am-6pm

Let us know about your Brooklyn Holiday Market: greenpointers (at) gmail.com

For markets beyond Brooklyn, check out Markets of NY.

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