We are finally seeing cooler temperatures this weekend! In fact… It looks like the brunt of summer heat is finally weaning, and it’ll only get chillier. For now, I rejoice. But I might eat my words when I’m shivering by the space heater. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves! Enjoy this weekend and take climate change in, one season at a time. (Or start to reduce, reuse, recycle!)

Saturday, August 13

Morgan Avenue is having their annual Block Party this Saturday! It’s a decently full day affair — 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. According to Greenpoint Parents Community, this is a family-friendly event. So bring your plant babies and pet goldfish along with you for one last summer hurrah. 

Photo Credit: Greenpoint Parents Community

Greenpoint Art Circle will be hosting a Painting and Drawing session this Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m. at Transmitter Park Pier. You will be greeted by member Carly @diva54cam, and the group will paint/draw the waterfront together. BOYMaterials. 

Photo Credit: Greenpoint Art Circle

All Weekend


Hey Kids Comics (157A Huron Street) is having a BUY ONE GET ONE FREE SALE from now till Sunday. Help this beloved local business clear their inventory so they can bring in brand new graphic reads for us! There will also be 25% off on single-issue comics from the spinner racks. Give your bookshelves the refresher it needs. 

Coast and Valley Wine (587 Manhattan Avenue) will be having Happy Hour ALL DAY, everyday! For the month of August, you will get to enjoy lots of cold, refreshing, juicy orange wines, with all glasses 20% off. Of course, for 21 and over only. 

Photo Credit: Coast and Valley Wine

The Springs Brooklyn (224 Franklin Street) has a jam-packed weekend schedule just for you. Kick off your Saturday with a late-night dance party (10 p.m. to 2 a.m.). Catch some sleep, wake up late and wrap up your Sunday with a Drag Queen Bingo (8 p.m.). Get spoiled by the $10 Mimosas and Bloody Marys deal.

Photo Credit: The Springs Brooklyn

Grand Street BID is here to advocate for self-care. Presenting Feeling Grand — a weeklong wellness event, featuring beauty, health and wellness businesses on Williamsburg’s Grand Street. From August 12 – 19, salons, spas, barbers, fitness studios and more will be offering discounts and special deals. Time for some TLC. Check out participating businesses here.

Photo Credit: Grand Street BID

Enjoy all the discounted drinks this weekend and remember to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!

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