Thanks so much for all the talented vendors who brought their unique handmade products to our Holiday Market this year. It was a great success and a gorgeous day full of lovely happy faces. Stay tuned for our Valentine’s Market on Sunday 2/8!!!
This Sunday 12/7 is the Holiday Market from 1-7pm at 67 West St, 5th Fl. Entry is totally FREE and you can enjoy delicious beverages and food while shopping over 50 local makers and artisans. Hand picked from hundreds of applicants, the vendors chosen by Yuka are of the highest quality and variety so you will be able to check everyone off you shopping list – including yourself! (I personally am in the market for candles, knits and some stationery.) RSVP
Make sure go up into the loft and get yours nail did, a massage and holiday photo for FREE! This years photo booth theme is “woodland creatures.” #gp_market
Plus, we will be screening the Official documentary trailer for Gasper & Son and selling $5 raffle tickets.
100% funds support post production of Gasper & Son in order to pay for music licensing, trailer, sound mix and festival submission fees. Follow Gasper & Son on Facebook.
Thanks to everyone who helped produce this film, our kickstarter donors and all the talented people who came together to make this happen. It has been a truly collaborative effort and has come together brilliantly!
Please watch the trailer and let us know what you think. We have been submitting Gasper & Son to national film festivals and will announce screenings soon.
We will also be screening the trailer this Sunday at our Greenpointers Holiday Market. Buy $5 raffle tickets with the chance to win prizes from the following local businesses who are generously supporting the film:
It’s our biggest and most exciting event of the year! Mark your calendars – Greenpointers Holiday Market is happening on Sunday December 7th from 1-7pm. All your holiday shopping is happening under one amazing roof. Keep it local and choose gifts for everyone from over 70+ local makers, artisans and artists. There will be jewelry, fashion, food, artwork, pottery, candles, skincare, toys, housewares, decor, vintage and so much. It’s all taking place at The Greenpoint Loft(67 West St, 5th Fl) – a gorgeous 6,000 sq. ft. space overlooking Brooklyn and the NYC Skyline.
There will be food to enjoy from local vendors, beer from Brooklyn Brewery, delicious mulled wine and Cafe Grumpy coffee. Get your holiday pictures taken in our FREE Photo Booth. Spiff up your manicure at our FREE Nail Art Table. Get crafty up in the loft.
Greenpointers will proudly be screening its “Gasper & Son” Short Neon Sign Documentary Trailer before premiering it in nationwide Film Festivals in 2015. A raffle with tons of great prizes from local businesses will support the post-production of the film! All other funds raised will support the Greenpointers Writers Fund.
We can’t wait to get jolly with you at this year’s market! Vendor and prize list coming soon…
Market vendors, apply here. If you are interested in sponsoring the market, email markets (at) greenpointers [dot] com. If you can donate a prize – email editor (at) green pointers [dot] com. Thanks in advance for your support!
I know it’s a ways off, but we have been getting a lot of requests about our upcoming markets – so here is the deal:
Due to unavailability of the space, we will NOT be having a FALL Market this year.
Greenpointers Holiday Market is scheduled for 12/7/14 – so please mark you calendar and vendors apply here.
Expect applications to be accepted late October / early November. Due to increasing expenses tables prices have gone up, but we are bringing half table shares and 8ft tables back! Our table fees are still very affordable compared to other local markets and we want to continue to keep it that way. Thanks for your understanding!
Have we mentioned that we love knits? We talked to Alicia of Birdy27 about her hand-made hats, scarves, and ear warmers for a little preview of what she’ll bringing to the Holiday market tomorrow!
GP: What inspired you to start Birdy27?
Alicia: I am just one big ball of creativity! When I started thinking about starting a business, I began creating slogans for t-shirts and that jibed with my writing background. However, when I was a young girl, my mom taught me to sew, knit, and crochet. So when I decided to expand my business beyond tees, I went back to my background and family traditions. When I offer handmade items, I feel as if I am honoring my mom and grandmother. And my mom is proud of me, too. Continue reading →
Winter is upon us and you know what that means– it’s time to cozy up in our favorite hand-knit scarves and hats.
Peacock & Pineapples is just the place to satisfy all of those seasonal knit-wear needs.
We chatted with Suzanne, our fellow Greenpointer, who creates these comfy, yet stylish, winter looks.
GP: How did you learn to make these beautiful knit creations?
Suzanne: I learned how to knit in 2003 while living in remote town in eastern Washington State. My Grandmother had always knit, and it proved to be a good way for us to spend time together when I came back to New York and began visiting her in a nursing home. She had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s a couple of years prior, but, as with all patients with memory loss, she retained the knowledge of the things learned in her youth. Continue reading →