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Dentists, Graphic Designers, Lighting Interns: Greenpoint Gigs – Week of 5/22

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Looking for a new gig or side hustle? Check out this fresh round up of some Greenpoint-based jobs for the week of May 22nd.

Oxomoco (128 Greenpoint Ave) wants front of house staff and line cooks – no experience required!
Coffee bar by day, restaurant by night, Annicka (544 Manhattan Ave) also needs full-time line cooks.
A fine Italian restaurant (Naked Dog??) that’s open for dinner only is looking for some fine servers.
Latte art maven? Win over coffee lovers with your creations as a full-time barista at Variety Coffee (145 Driggs Ave).
A dental practice seeks a part-time dentist for a Tuesday shift.
Ramen Mafia (208 Franklin St) is coming soon and they need servers and bussers for full-time and part-time roles.
Kokus soft serve ice cream (90 Kent Ave) needs a logistics supervisor & driver for weekend Smorgasburg shifts. No word if that includes free dessert.
Espy Color Imagery (252 Driggs Ave) is looking for a full-time junior graphic designer.
Paid internship call: a studio (61 Greenpoint Ave) needs a lighting design intern asap.

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Teachers, Graphic Designers, & Dog Walkers: Greenpoint Gigs—Week of 5/16

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Looking for a new gig or side hustle? Check out this fresh round up of some Greenpoint-based jobs for the week of May 16th.

Want to break it into the record biz? Big Crown Records (102 Kent St, Ste 1) needs graphic design interns.
Heads up: Le Fond (105 Norman Ave) seeks servers, Oxomoco (128 Greenpoint Ave) needs line cooksOne Bedford (1 Bedford Ave) needs servers and bartenders, and Le Fanfare (1103 Manhattan Ave) put the call out for bussers.
Dog walkers needed in Greenpoint and Williamsburg.
YMCA Greenpoint (99 Meserole Ave) wants summer swim instructors.
Love kids and teaching? ABC wants a teaching assistant for ages 3-12 months and a lead teacher for ages 12-24 months.
Brooklyn Barge Bar (3 Milton St) has lots of open positions: drink runners and line cooks.
BRC is on the hunt of a maintenance worker and a cook.
Play that tune: Musika Lessons wants part time music teachers.

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It’s High Time for Marijuana Extract Coffees in North Brooklyn

If you’re thinking about elevating your daily cup of joe, you might want to look into CBD oil. It’s a way to enhance your coffee and it might just relax you in the process.

So, what exactly is CBD oil? Cannabidiol is extracted from marijuana plants, but no, it won’t get you high. FYI: THC is the chemical in cannabis that gets you blazed and there’s less than 0.3% of it in CBD oil. Once the CBD is extracted, it’s blended with another oil. Benefits of CBD oil can include anxiety and stress relief, anti-seizure treatment, pain relief, and more. Also, CBD is legal right now in New York, so you can find small bottles of the stuff in varying strengths at local boutiques, wellness spots and of course, vape shops.

If you want to reap the benefits of CBD oil without buying a whole bottle, there’s quite a few local spots in Greenpoint that offer CBD-infused coffee and lattes. Check out the list below and some of our taste test thoughts and reactions.

1. Vittles, 94 Franklin Street

This Franklin Street coffee joint is selling Greenpoint’s first CBD infused coffee via the brand Flower Power. It’s a smooth java that is best savored black. One cup runs $6.

2. The End, 522 Metropolitan Avenue

The End is a cafe inspired by all things Montauk. So in other words, going with the flow and keeping it easy. The cafe stocks CBD oil for purchase and also crafts a bangin’ CBD latte as well.

3. Antidote Apothecary and Tea Bar, 200 Franklin Street

Antidote whips up dairy-free herbal lattes, with a CBD-based drink coming soon. However, you can scoop up CBD-infused coffee beans at the shop right now. Then you can whip up some good vibes at home anytime.

4. Grass Roots Juicery, 336a Graham Avenue

At this ultra fresh juicery, you can add CBD to any smoothie, coffee (such as their Golden Milk Latte), and CBD small bites with cacao, pecans, and coconut.

5. Swallow Cafe, 205 North 9th Street

Swallow is another coffee shop joining the CBD scene. And, they have a cannabis latte that will wet your whistle.

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Barbers, Bartenders, Baristas, and more: Greenpoint Gigs–Week of 5/11

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Looking for a new gig or side hustle? Check out this fresh round up of some Greenpoint-based jobs for the week of May 11th.

Fornino (849 Manhattan Ave) needs to fill multiple waiter/waitress positions. Stop by the pizza spot with your resume!
Another Greenpoint-based pizza restaurant (Paulie Gees, perhaps??) needs a full time daytime prep cook.
Love pups? There’s some sweet dog walker positions available in Williamsburg and Greenpoint.
Calexico (645 Manhattan Ave) is on the search for an part time bartenders.
Are you a suave, modern barber? The Land of Barbers needs you – a licensed barber.
Make a damn fine cup of coffee: Odd Fox (984 Manhattan Ave) is looking for a barista to join their team.
Delight the neighborhood with your confections: Cafe Rochelle (940 Manhattan Ave) put out the call for a pastry chef.
An unnamed Greenpoint restaurant wants a full time dishwasher and night porter.
Tutor wanted: help a student prep for the RN NCLEX exam.
If you’re a customer service maven, check out this open role at Town Food Service.
Fastenal, an industrial and construction supply distributor needs an account specialist.

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Look Ace in these Spring Highlights from IGWT & Beth

Now that the hellscape known as winter is officially over, it’s time to freshen up your spring looks. If you’re thinking of shopping local and investing in some key pieces, browse some of these killer selections from our beloved neighborhood boutique, In God We Trust. We heard that mechanic-style jumpsuits are all the rage. You can thank us later.


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Creative, Coffee & Cabinetry: Greenpoint Gigs—Week of 5/1

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Looking for a new gig or side hustle? Check out this fresh round up of some Greenpoint-based jobs for the week of May 1st.

Oxomoco (128 Greenpoint Ave) is still looking to fill front and back of house positions.
Do you make a stellar cup of java? Vittles (94 Franklin St) needs baristas.
BRC shelter seeks a full time activities specialist.
Get creative and innovative: A/D/O (29 Norman Ave) is hiring for a combined receptionist/production assistant role.
Are you handy? Brooklyn1234 is looking for a great custom cabinet maker.
Quick fire challenge: apply for the kitchen manager and line cook positions at The Brooklyn Barge (3 Milton Street).
All sales mavens should check out this gig: inside sales/customer service at Kitchenall.
Internship alert: Catbird (219 Bedford Ave) is looking for a communications intern.
More coffee jobs: Variety (145 Driggs Ave) needs a full time barista and so does Swallow Cafe (205 N 9th St).
If you feel like traveling, Toby’s Estate Coffee wants a wholesale driver.

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FOUND: Bunny Rabbit on Clay Street!

Photo via Susan Thorsen

Greenpointers, help reunite this little lost bunny with his or her family! This cute little guy was found wandering around Clay Street on Saturday, April 28 at 5 pm. If you know who this rabbit might belong to or would like to give this sweet fur baby a home, please reach out to Susan Thorsen at [email protected]

[ H/t via Nextdoor Greenpoint]

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FREE Du’s Donuts in Williamsburg this Sunday! (4/29)

Who doesn’t love donuts? (Short answer: weirdos). Photo via Du’s Donuts

If you’re a donut aficionado like the rest of us, treat yourself to some free donuts in honor of Du’s Donuts and Coffee‘s first anniversary this Saturday and Sunday (April 28-29). The donut shop (107 North 12th Street, in the William Vale hotel complex) is celebrating it’s birthday all weekend long and you should get in on the fun. The sweet, sprinkle-laden, and pink confections will be free all day and are a perfect match for your weekend cup of joe. The mini donuts look like the perfect Homer Simpson tribute no? We also recommend checking out their daily flavors, such as coconut almond and vanilla cherry.

Snag a sweet mini birthday donut starting at 9 am while supplies last.

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Wild Was Mama Welcomes New Owner, Starting May 1

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Parents, devoted aunts and uncles, and caregivers can all agree: Wild Was Mama (272 Driggs Ave) is an inclusive and open shop for all moms (and moms-to-be). The store, which follows the philosophy that they “empower moms to embrace their authentic and wild selves by providing products and education that support their own unique journey through parenthood.”

With that being said, the shop has made a positive, important mark on the neighborhood. With fun, expressive clothing for mama and babe, informative classes, and community events, it’s a major center for all things hip-mom related. And now, Wild Was Mama founder, Adriane, is taking a step back from the store to purse other ventures. With her family and projects her husband is working on, she felt like it was time to let the store keep blossoming in the neighborhood while moving on to other adventures.
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