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No Office Holiday Party Madness This Thursday! (12/11)

The most rager-ey holiday party – the No Office Holiday Party, co-hosted by Brokelyn and the skint, is this Thursday 12/11! It’s the office party for the freelancers, folks without offices or anyone who hates their coworkers. And it’s only $5!

Last year we brought the Greenpointers crew and had such a blast! The party has been recognized as part of a national anti-office-culture trend by Fast Company, the Philly Inquirer and the New York Times!

Make sure to RSVP on Facebook.

HIGHLIGHT INCLUDE:

-Hosted by Comedian Jo Firestone (co-host of Punderdome 3000 and host of WFMU’s Dr. Gameshow)

-Rock Star Karaoke providing live-band karaoke

-Festive photos by Bibi Booth

-Yummy vegan drunk snacks provided by Yeah Dawg!

-Raffle prizes to help you save gelt on gifts

-Tunes by DJ Brian Blackout

-Non-heteronormative mistletoe

-Sexy Santa and lady Santa

-Sponsored by Car2Go, who will be on hand to give out free rides

-Drink specials

-No bosses to judge your drunkenness

-Hookups that won’t make going to work the next day weird

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Tiki Disco, Flux Factory Homecoming, Vegan Cook-Off – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/30–8/05)

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

WEDNESDAY 7/30
♫ Rhythms of Africa @ Golden Drum (97 Green St, #G1) 7:30, $15, Roots trance / dance music with the Peace Department, featuring Kevin Nathaniel, Evan Worldwind, and special guests, RSVP
* Entranced: Comedy Hypnosis Show @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $15, Watch volunteers from the audience act out hilarious situations based on Max Kovins hypnotic suggestions, More info 
♫ 
Nicholas Nicholas @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm, $7, With Will Stratton / Kieran Blake / M A R T H A, RSVP 

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No Office Holiday Party PHOTOS!!!

No Office Holiday Party Photo Booth by Yuka Miyata

The No Office Holiday Party was all the way in Park Slope – BUT SO WORTH THE TRIP!

Check out all the Photo Booth photos, here – and all the rest of the photos on Brokelyn’s Facebook here.

Thanks for Brokelyn and The Skint for giving Greenpointers the opportunity to help organize this awesome party! Can’t wait until next year…

Oh and I would like to take a minute to mention how unbelievably awesome Hand Job Academy is in the flesh. We are their newest groupies!

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TONIGHT’S NO OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY RAFFLES – and general insanity… (12/12)

Too broke for presents? The #NoOffice raffle is here to help. 2012 party photo by Sarah Bibi Gainer.

I never thought I would be so excited to get out of Greenpoint tonight! But this NO OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY we are hosting along with The Skint and Brokelyn is SO WORTH IT! Just the raffle prizes alone are insane (see below) PLUS: HAND JOB ACADEMY is performing along with Special Guest Comedian Michael Lawrence. There will be $3 punch and drink specials, YEAH DAWG! will be slingin’ vegan hot dogs, and Yuka (Greenpointers’ official photo booth photographer) will be helping you keep your shit sorta together for one last fancy photo of the year. And since our blog co-hosts are major cheapskates, tickets are only $8.

Make sure to RSVP!!!

Check it:

-$40 to Adelina’s, Greenpoint
-$25 to The Diamond, Greenpoint
-Do-It Detox – $150 value from Human@Ease
-Two tickets to Natasha Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
-Two tickets to Point Break Live!
-Two tickets to any show at Brooklyn Bowl (except sold-out shows)
-Biggie instant disguise hat from Urban Cricket
-Super Mario Bros. Subway map from RIPT Apparel
-2014 NYC Taxi Beefcake Calendar from LIVE432
-My Brooklyn on DVD
-2 his and hers orgasm in a box kits from Babeland
-Very Recent Historybook by The Awl’s Choire Sicha
-One-year membership to Bushwick’s Mellow Pages Library
-Sampler pack of heavy metal nut butters from Better Off Spread
-Four drinks tickets ($6 each) to this very party tonight from Littlefield!
-$100 towards tattoos from Mikee of NY Hardcore Tattoos (a shop fully endorsed by Team Brokelyn)

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YOU’RE INVITED! NO OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTY!!! (12/12)

Are you a freelancer, co-worker, artist, work from hom-er, unemployed? Or maybe you just hate your job. No office? No problem! Just because aren’t chained to a desk doesn’t mean you should let the midtown drone/zombie/suits of the world have all the fun this holiday season.

Join Brokelynthe skint and Greenpointers as we present the third annual No Office Office Party on Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 7:30pm-1am at Littlefield (622 Degraw St)!

RSVP

(It’s not in Greenpoint, but it’s just off the G and worth the trip!)

We’ll have all the trappings of a holiday affair — live-band karaoke from Bunnie England & The New Originals, dance tunes from DJs Brian Blackout & Spoolwork (Head On, YDH2S) and Mr. Nyse, a FREE photo booth by Marofoto, food and a holiday gift items raffle — and some too-cool-for-cubicle bonuses including $3 punch for the first hour ($5 after), sexy Santa and lady Santa, a set from the ladies of Handjob Academy and a special guest comedian!

Come join your favorite blogs and dance like your boss isn’t watching all night long.

Hosted by Jo Firestone, co-creator of Punderdome 3000 and the Tiny Comedy Club.

Tickets: $6 adv, $8 door

Directions
2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, or Q to Atlantic Ave – Barclays Center
R to Union Street
F or G to Carroll Street

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The Vegan Cook-Off: We’re Competing! Sunday (6/2)

Had I know sooner I would have shared The Skint’s Vegan Cook-Off “Hors d’Oeuvres” Edition with you, even though it is all the way in Gowanus. Unfortunately it is SOLD OUT. I guess there are a lot of vegan enthusiasts out there.

I was asked at the last minute to compete and the first thing I thought of were Jon’s Baja Style Oyster Mushroom Tacos. It’s going to be a crazy day, frying the you know what out of enough beer battered oyster mushrooms to feed 250 guests, then coming back to Greenpoint for our Sunday Supper #6, but of course we will do it in the name of eating!

Wish us luck! We could win $250!

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The Skint’s Vegan Bake Off!

Announcing the first NYC Vegan Bake Off! 

Whether you want to indulge in the nutty delights of the very best amateur vegan bakers in town or you want to show off your advantageous vegan recipe to the world, head to The Bell House on Sunday, February 10 for the first Vegan Bake-Off, presented by the skint. The event is open to 15-20 everyday bakers who’ve got the baked goods to compete for the title of The Bestest, as voted for by judges and attendees. From cookies and mini-cupcakes, to pastries, tarts, brownies, fudges and bars, the Vegan Bake-Off is sure to be a sweet, sweet sugar high.

Tickets $12 advance / $15 day of to eat and vote (includes a free raffle ticket)
Free to compete

Competition Application 

The First Vegan Bake-Off Dessert Competition
Sunday, February 10, 2013
3pm
The Bell House
149 7th Street, Brooklyn

 

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