Planting seeds of love! “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” Valentine’s Market is COMING (2/9): 60+ indie crafters, soju cocktails, free massages, poetic tarot, henna and so much more!

Artwork by Julia Moak

Get ready, Greenpoint! Sunday February 9th from 1-7 p.m. Greenpointers is showing love the Brooklyn way at our annual Valentine’s Market! This year’s vibe is all about setting down roots, literary love, Brooklyn classics and trees!! So grab your bae, beau, BFF or that hot secret crush and spend the day celebrating your love for your favorite Brooklyn neighborhood. We’ve gone ahead and hand-picked some of the finest indie crafters in the borough.

These 60+ vendors will be on-hand tempting Greenpointers with lust-worthy treasures that will have you dreaming for more. From colorful coaster sets, custom-cut shades, artisanal chocolates and spicy hot sauces—there’s a ‘lil something for everyone looking to score.

Handcrafted goods made in Brooklyn

 

RSVP on FB and let us know you’re coming! FREE gift bags of art supplies by Blick Art Materials for the first 100 guests!

When all that good shopping has tuckered you out, grab some Greenpoint Ale & Beer, locally made Kombrewcha or winter soju cocktails, a plate of food for two, and slip upstairs for a romantic rooftop rendez-vous. Outside guests can nibble on tasty treats and sneak kisses with their favorite someone against the romantic Manhattan skyline.

Views from the upstairs landing

Indoors on the mezzanine, Gus Ponce is snapping playful pics inside our awesome tree-filled 3D “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” photo booth designed by Greenpoint’s Richmond the Artist.

Love is in the air at Greenpointers Old-Timey Valentine’s Market
Greenpointers getting into action

 

For more fun, step back in time and let NYC Tin Type take your portrait using old-world techniques and a portable darkroom.

Free fun from Greenpointers Holiday Market 2019

We also have a TON of FREE activities on deck. Henna tattoos by Miss V, face painting, massages by [email protected] and a designated Valentine’s making station for kids is just the beginning.

 

 

Ars Poetica tarot card reading + poem

The fabulous Ars Poetica is back dishing out free tarot readings and a Galentine’s + Valentine’s gift offer of two Astro Candles + custom poems. And it wouldn’t be a Valentine’s Market without a special appearance. This year The Wizard of Greenpoint is dropping by to cast loves spells on lucky people.

Every market, we donate space for a cause we care about. This market, we are excited to announce that the team behind the L Train Documentary “End of The Line” will be present to talk directly with visitors about this project that captures what’s happening locally with the national transit crisis.

RSVP to stay updated and mark your calendars.

 

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🧙‍♂️ sighting on Manhattan Ave 📷: @internetguy85

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Huge thanks to our sponsors, without which we could not continue to support local independent business, creativity, and art!

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About Kim M

Kim is a native New Yorker, local activist and writer. When she's not writing books or playing Erin Brockovich with her Save Greenpoint peeps, you will see her whipping around Greenpoint on her bike, chatting it up with folks, and sharing stories about what it is about her hometown that makes life worth living. Follow her on twitter @kimasson or www.kimmassonwrites.com

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