As always, I suggest you start your weekend early on Thursdays and this week you should be checking out Souper Trivia at t.b.d. Facebook event here.

For $5 and teams up to 6, come to t.b.d. Brooklyn to compete in a good, old fashioned pub quiz to benefit the efforts and costs of The Greenpoint Soup Kitchen.

The list of prizes is mind boggling! Including gift certificates & prizes from:

– Word
– Alter
– Dalaga
– The Parlour Brooklyn
– Tomcat’s Barber Shop
– Brooklyn Label
– In God We Trust
– Unleashed
– Worksong Chinese Medicine
– Dandelion Wine
– Kill Devil Hill
– Mousy Brown
– Café Grumpy
– Food Network
– Anella
– Greenpoint Coffee House
– La Taverna
– And MUCH MUCH more!!


Drink specials at the bar will include pints of Blue Moon, and specials on both Absolut vodka and Jameson.

Before you even start your partying you should head over to the South Side and check out the Recycling Swap brought to you by Town Square and Ms J.

Bring some, Take some

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Drop off your cleaned gently-used bedding, books, clothes, shoes, & toys – donate $5 to check out the selection and take away as many “riches” as you can carry. Don’t forget to bring a bag (or cart) to tote them all!

Saturday, Dec 5th 2:00-4:30 pm
Ms J
289 Kent Ave (S 1st/S 2nd Streets)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn

All remaining items will be donated to Goodwill. For more info or lend a helping hand, please contact Agnes at Town Square (917.392.8450, or Jess at Ms J (718-218-7065,

For the pet freaks, Kiki’s Pet Spa & Boutique is having their Grand Opening this Saturday from 2-6pm and is offering all sorts of workshops and demonstrations. Apparently they’ve moved from Park Slope to Williamsburg. Babies musta replaced the pets.

On Saturday night this is where I’ll be at – The Greenpoint Lions Toys For Tots party. Facebook event here.

Dec 5th 2009 8pm 19th ANNUAL Greenpoint Lions Club “TOYS FOR TOTS” 261 Driggs Ave Polish National Home – $20 Donation to get in, 4 great rock bands, DJ’s and all proceeds go to help the kids who need our help. The biggest and longest reuninon/party in Greenpoint!

Also on Saturday night Papacito’s is having their Papa’s Big Bash. Facebook event here.

On Saturday night, December 5th from 9-4am

Your invited to the biggest mid Holiday party ever! Please join Kat, Colin an Cody to celebrate the launch of PAPACITOS BAR BROOKLYN! Party starts at 9pm with free food for all! Cody just spent 10 days in Mexico City an has some killer recipe’s to show off! AUTHENTIC MEXICAN SPECIALTY’S.

FREE TEQUILA SHOTS FROM 11-1am, Sponsored By Hornitos Tequila

Mariachis Band till Midnight and then Colin will be DJ some classic from his days as the KING OF KARAOKE!

THIS PARTY IS 21 an OVER and Proper ID will be required to enter! Get on this!!

Papacitos has an outdoor Smoking Section in the Backyard, Open till 1am.

On Sunday if you can even get out of bed, you must get some shopping out of the way at The Winter Market. Facebook event here.

The Winter Market at Public Assembly
Sunday, December 6 2009, Noon to 6PM
A pop-up style indoor market featuring Gifts, Wearables, Antiques and Edibles from $1 to $100 dollars. Brought to you by North Brooklyn based boutiques, fashion designers, vintage clothing collectors and culinary creatives.

The Winter Market Vendor List:
Brooklyn Brine
Franny & Roey
In God We Trust
Kill Devil Hill
Kombucha Brooklyn
Le Grenier
Mary Meyer
Old Hollywood
Ruffeo Hearts Lil Snotty (RHLS)
Soda Fine
Sweet Virginia

Public Assembly
70 North 6th Street (Between Wythe & Kent)
Williamsburg – Brooklyn 11211

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