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Make it Through the Holidays Looking, Feeling & Doing Good with Deals at Sparrow Salon

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That time of year is upon us, when we are supposed to be thinking about family and friends and happiness and cheer, while trying to deflect all the stress and pressure the season also brings. Sometimes a little pampering can help do the trick. Whether you gift it to yourself or a loved one, no one is going to want to return a massage or a great hair cut.

At Sparrow Salon in Greenpoint “everything is intertwined. If you look good you feel good. If you feel good you can do good. If you do good you feel good. And if you feel good you look good. You can’t take one away without the others suffering.” That’s the key behind Sparrow’s blend of massage, hair styling, and sustainable gifts and beauty products.

And for Cyber Monday get 15% off all gift certificates with code “HappyHolidays” and 20% off all retail in the shop or online with code “HolidayGifts”.

Every day get $20 off the first massage and $20 off the first Hair Cut or Color. Just mention this deal during service.

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Holiday Market Vendors Preview ! (12/7)

We are excited for our famous Holiday Market and cannot wait to introduce to you our awesome vendors!

The Deets: Sunday December 7th from 1-7pm at Greenpoint Loft (67 West, St, 5th Fl)

Please RSVP on Facebook !

Activities:
FREE Photo Booth
FREE Nail Art by @Peenk! and
FREE Massage by Human@Ease

RAFFLES PRIZES!!! Plus, we will be screening our Neon Sign Documentary and proceeds from raffle will support post production of the film.

Refreshments – Brooklyn Brewery Beer + Mulled Wine + many food vendors!

Special thanks to our sponsors!

Brooklyn Brewery
Cafe Grumpy
Carpingo
Dandelion Wine
GTC
Over 50 vendors !

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Announcing Greenpointers Holiday Market on 12/7!

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…

RSVP on FB, Tag us #greenpointers_market

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!

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Gift Guide: Cafe Grumpy Gift Box Makes BEST Last Minute Gift

Well folks there are only 2 days until the big Christmas Day and many of us are scrambling. Maybe we forgot about our sister-in-law or that weird cousin no one talks about. Well everyone loves coffee – especially Cafe Grump Coffee. So when you’re getting your first or third daily espresso, grab a gift box before its too late! You don’t want to remember in the airport or on the road and be forced into buying a snow globe. (Nothing against snow globes)

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Good Yoga: Gift Guide (DISCOUNT!)

Greenpoint has nurtured goodyoga for almost 5 years. We’re showing our appreciation this season by offering 10% off the following online gifts…for yourself or your loved ones! Just use the code GGG12/13 when you check out anytime before 12/31/13, in case you forget someone…

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Jellio is Bringing Santa to Greenpoint! Thurs. & Sun.! (12/12 & 12/15)

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Attention little and big kids! Take photos with Santa in a true winter candy land!

Jellio.com, makers of fun, childhood-inspired furniture and home decor items, is welcoming Santa to their new Greenpoint shop, this Thursday, December 12th from 3-7pm, and Sunday, December 15th, from 1-5pm.  The Jellio Shop is located within The Flying Squirrel (87 Oak Street) in Greenpoint.

Let’s face it you can’t take Christmas photos with a drone. Plus, Santa is giving out candy and FREE GUMMY BEAR TOYS!!!

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Featured Vendor: Acre Goods

Michelle Meronek of Acre Goods

Michelle Meronek of Acre Goods, a featured vendor at our Holiday Market said, “Jewelry is wearable art. Who can say no to that?!” We agree!

We chatted with this excitable designer about her gorgeous “fiber, stone, and metal jewelry for dreamers” all made by hand right here in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Continue reading

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Featured Vendor: By Sah-Rah

Featured vendor at our Holiday Market, Sarah (pronounced SAH-RAH) Goldschadt a graphic designer + crafter has published two books: Craft-a-Day and Pom-Poms! (Quirk Books). She was a proud Girl Scout growing up (earning the Gold Award with her sister) and always enjoyed making things. She loves to knit, sew, crochet, and make simple paper projects and blogs about it at sah-rah.com. Continue reading

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Featured Vendor: Metal Atelier

Metal Atelier, a featured vendor at our Holiday Market, is a one woman show, creating jewelry using precious and non precious metals in Greenpoint Brooklyn. Anna Butwell strives to make pieces that stand the test of time.

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Snow Photos, Donut Dunkers, & Chanukah on Ice – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (12/4-12/10)

There are more events in our weekly calendar. Submit Greenpoint events, too!

WEDNESDAY 12/4
* Chanukah on Ice @ McCarren Rink (776 Lorimer St) 5:30-6:30pm (kids skate), 7-9pm (adults skate), $12/adult, $10/kids (includes skates and dinner), Celebrate the festival of lights with latkes, donuts, hot drinks, and an ICE MENORAH (how cool is that?), while skating under the stars to the sounds of “Jewish music,” RSVP
♦ War Reporting: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 N 11th St) 7:30-9pm, $25, Join photojournalist Ashley Gilbertson as he talks about his experiences shooting battle zones and the bedrooms of fallen Iraq soldiers, in coversation with VICE Editor in Chief, Rocco Castoro, All proceeds benefit RISC (Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues), More Info
♥ XXXMas Trivia @ Trash Bar (256 Grand St) 7:30-10pm, FREE, Test your knowledge of the less family-friendly holiday films, like National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and Home Alone (?), with drink specials to keep your wits about you
*  Punk Rope for the Philippines @ 99 Meserole Ave, 7:30-8:30, All proceeds benefit DAMPA, a grassrots women-led peoples’ federation of 217 urban and rural poor community groups organized throughout the Philippines, after party with drink specials at the Soft Spot (128 Bedford) from 9pm-12am, RSVP
♫ Sean Nicholas Savage / Zula / Regal Degal / SoftSpot / EyeBodega visuals @ Death By Audio (49 S. 2nd St) 8pm, $7, RSVP
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