Word is our local neighborhood bookstore extraordinnaire and while I’m sure you’re already shopping there for yourself, you should take a look at them for your gift giving needs as well.

Vintage up your iPhone/iPod Touch with the RetroFit TV Box. No hipster stocking would be complete without it! Just $6.95.

The New Brooklyn Cookbook, with recipes and stories from 31 BK restaurants including WORD favorite 5 Leaves, gives you a who’s who of local foodies, a peek into their kitchens, and drool-worthy recipes. You almost feel bad for Manhattan after flipping through this one. $40.00

Jenn Northington of Word is offering a 10% discount off these picks – just mention Greenpointers at the register to get it!
Also, this weekend Saturday 12/11 and Sunday 12/12 from Noon to 4pm, Word is hosting their Second Annual Holiday Open House. It’s a perfect time to stop in and pick up gifts!
It’s a two-day party, and everyone is invited! Many of our favorite authors will be moonlighting as booksellers, sharing their recommendations, helping out with bagging and gift-wrapping, and signing. There will also be nibbles and a few special activities (holiday movies, anyone?) for all and sundry. Donations for gift-wrapping will benefit the Greenpoint Food Pantry which, as of this Thanksgiving, hands out more than 400 bags of groceries per week.

126 Franklin Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Hours: Monday – Sunday, 11-9

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