One day it feels like summer, the next is a textbook brisk fall day; welcome to the start of the chilly weather season when layers get increasingly baggy and nonetheless stylish on the Bedford Avenue walkway. Check out the looks spotted last week by Watching New York in Williamsburg for Fashion Sundae Episode 11: Continue reading
Get ready for a dreamy “The Nutcracker” themed festival of local shopping from a specially curated selection of indie makers at our annual Greenpointers Holiday Market!As always, we will have a full day of free fun activities and our take on the magical Land of Sweets brought to North Brooklyn inside the gorgeous Greenpoint Loft!
At this time, we are calling for vendors! Talented crafters, creators, designers, food purveyors and small businesses … Do you have items to sell or promote? We are talking to YOU!
If you want to participate as an activity or play music, email us at [email protected]
Our markets are reserved for small local businesses and serves as is a low-risk launchpad for indie makers and crafters. We offset the costs of producing this event with the help of sponsors. If you are a corporation looking to promote your brand, email [email protected] for more information.
Curious to know more? Check out how last year’s “Polar Vortex” themed market went down and photos from our photo booth.
The ninth edition of Fashion Sundae from @WatchingNewYork gives us proof that Fall is officially here as jackets, coats, and blazers are back in the mix as of last week. Since today is officially the first day of fall here’s some inspiration on how to keep it bright and comfortable while strolling the Williamsburg walkway:
It’s that time of the week where we take look at the styles and fashion spotted on the streets of Williamsburg for Fashion Sundae, from the lens of Watching New York. As the weather waffled last week between a pre-fall chill in the air and the remnants of summer heat, warmer layers such as winter hats and topcoats have started coming back into the mix. Check out this edition of Fashion Sundae: Continue reading
This is the seventh edition of Fashion Sundae highlighting the fashion and styles spotted last week in Williamsburg from the observant lens of Watching New York. The bright colors are apparent in this week’s looks as the final days of summer approach:
[email protected] (31 Nassau Ave) is presenting a beginner’s henna tattooing workshop on Sunday, 9/15, from 2 pm – 3:30 pm. Greenpoint’s “zen chill zone” recently expanded their selection of classes which includes Tibetan sound baths, heated power Vinyasa, and Tabata circuit training amongst others. Here’s some info on the upcoming Henna workshop (tickets available now): Continue reading
The pre-fall breeze arrived this past weekend, making it comfortable to sport baggy layers for the first time in weeks. For the fifth installment of Fashion Sundae, Watching New York captured these candid shots on the public runway that is the streets of Greenpoint And Williamsburg in the summer.
Being consistent with exercise has never come easy to me. Even though I like the exhilarating feeling of a good post-workout sweat, it’s getting up and actually going that is my challenge. My mind would make up all kinds of excuses to avoid going to the gym, everything from the bad weather to just not feeling like it, but mostly I would tell myself that I don’t have time.
The fact that for several years, I’ve managed to go to [email protected] (31 Nassau Ave) at least once per week is a telltale sign of its appeal. I find [email protected] to be a warm, welcoming environment that distinguishes itself from your run-of-the-mill commercial gyms, and their signature Introversion Training whips me into shape in 30 minutes.
Self-proclaimed as a”Zen Chill Zone,” I can say from personal experience that [email protected] feels like a wellness sanctuary, rooted in the neighborhood but with elements reminiscent of exotic parts of the world. After a long week of work, I come here, push my muscles into exhaustion in the most meditative way. Continue reading
The ever-changing Greenpoint retail and restaurant landscape has experienced a number of openings in recent weeks, here’s a round-up.
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Starting at the north end of Manhattan Ave., the restaurant formerly known as Barley (1025 Manhattan Ave), and recently before that Whiskey Burger, closed briefly in July and relaunched as the The Royal. For fans of the fomer incarnations of the restaurant, there are few changes to the new menu, and yes, the burger is still available.
At 98 Greenpoint Avenue, the awning was installed on Thursday for the forthcoming expansion of the Queens-based lifestyle store Lockwood, which is scheduled for a Septermber opening, according to owner Mackenzi Farquer who spoke with Greenpointers about the expansion. Continue reading
We’re now in the final stretch of summer with temperate breezes setting in (for now) after a sultry July and the styles that Watching New York spotted last week in the neighborhood reflect the airiness of recent days. Effortless blazers, vests, flowing dresses and classic summer styles were all spotted in Greenpoint and Williamsburg last week; for more follow along at @WatchingNewYork.