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Fashion Sundae Episode 20

Courtesy of Watching New York

Winter temperatures were once again no obstacle for the Williamsburg sidewalk runway last week. Take a look at the styles spotted by Watching New York on Bedford Ave. for Fashion Sundae Episode 20:  Continue reading

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Weekend Must-Do’s: Greenpointers Nutcracker Holiday Market, Gold Dust, Oddities Flea, STREB Slam + MORE!!

Hold on tight, Greenpointers! Starting Saturday, it’s all about supporting small local businesses. From our Nutcracker Holiday Market to the Phonecia Flea, Greenpoint is overflowing with awesome holiday pop-ups you won’t want to miss. So grab your holiday gift list and check the best holiday happenings this weekend.

Greenpointers Nutcracker Holiday Market 

Sunday, Dec 8th | 1-7 p.m.
Greenpoint Loft (67 West St., 5th Floor)
FREE, dog-friendly, More Info

Get lost in our dreamy Nutcracker-themed Holiday Market tucked inside the cozy Greenpoint Loft at 67 West Street, 5th Flr. Snowy landscapes, sugar plum fairies, and the irresistible scent of cloves is sure to put you in the holiday spirit. 60+ inspiring makers and crafters will have their dazzling creations ready for sale.

Enjoy some spice-infused Mulled Wine or a refreshing beer made by local brewer Greenpoint Ale & Beer. Delectable treats, savory nibbles, a giant gumdrop photobooth + TONS of FREE activities will have you (and your furry friends!) staying all day. RSVP on Facebook and stay updated. Continue reading

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Preview Our Nutcracker Holiday Market Vendors and Shop Local This SUNDAY (12/8)!!

Get ready Greenpoint! This Sunday, December 8th from 1-7p.m. Greenpointers is transforming the 5th floor of 67 West Street into a glittering Nutcracker suite for our annual Holiday Market! Featuring the best in handcrafted goods, shopping local has never felt so good.

We’ve gathered up 60+ AMAZING vendors under one roof to help you get your holiday shopping done early this year. On hand will be a ton of FREE activities like acupuncture treatments, ornament making, 3D imaging, nail art and face painting to keep you going all day long. Refreshments include warmed mulled wine, Williamsburg’s Kombrewcha, and locally brewed beer by Greenpoint Beer & Ale.

Support small businesses this holiday season. Here’s a sneak peek at some the featured vendors we think you’ll go gaga over this Sunday.

Laili Lau

A clothing brand inspired by nature. Venezuelan-born, Laili Lau’s unique worldview has created a collection of soft yet durable, eco-friendly garments. Free from constraints, Lau’s modern aesthetic celebrates the female form by playing with volume, texture, and color. Follow Laili Lau on Instagram @bylaililau.

 

 

Citta Yoga NYC

Feel confident in Citta Yoga NYC’s latest line of yoga attire. From leggings to sports bras, women of all sizes and shapes will love the 4 way-stretch fabric that makes getting into poses a breeze. Catch more of Citta Yoga’s playful designs @citta_yoga_nyc.

 

 

 

With Roots

Greenpoint-based Sharon Goldberg brings us her tiny terrarium jewelry handcrafted from living plants. With Roots terrarium jewelry encapsulates reindeer moss into delectable necklaces, rings, bracelets and more. Follow them @withroots.

 

 

 

Float Dreamery

Float Dreamery borrows from ice cream classics and twists them into a 100% plant-based vegan ice cream that is so lip-smacking good, we swear you won’t even miss the dairy. Fun flavors like matcha green tea and Blueberry cereal have us jonezing for a guilt-free scoop. Find out more @floatdreamery.

 

 

Adelante Shoe Co.

Buy a pair of custom designed shoes and help bring communities out of poverty. Adelante Shoe Co. employs highly-skilled artisans in Guatemala to create a pair of bespoke footwear that arrives on your doorstep in 10 days. Find out more about their mission @adelanteshoeco.

 

 

Alleyoop NYC

Reduce, reuse, lend and mend. Alleyoop NYC wants to create a more sustainable way to clothe the little folks we love through their thoughtfully curated collections of unique vintage and preloved pieces for babies and toddlers. Follow them on Instagram @alleyoopnyc.

 

 

Positive Times

Elevate your mojo with Positive Times minimal jewelry pieces. Handcrafted in Brooklyn, each piece is designed to help you tune-in and manifest more positivity into your life. A portion of all proceeds goes to charities which support women’s rights, wellness and empowerment. Follow them @positivetimes.

 

 

Photo Gallery NYC

Take a step back in time with one of Photo Gallery NYC’s vintage camera negatives. Thanks to local resident Ray Simone, film negatives destined to the dustbin are given a new life. These snapshots from NYC’s bygone era are available in large format and poster size. See more @nyc.classicshots.

 

 

204 HausCrafters

Say adios to winter blues with 204 HausCrafters colorful coaster sets and trays. Hand-painted by renowned Greenpoint-based artist Teo Gonzalez and best-selling author, Kim Masson, 204 HausCrafter’s limited-edition coaster sets and trays are perfect for spicing up your home decor. Follow them @204hauscrafters.

 

 

 

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Fashion Sundae Episode 19

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It was cold last week during the holiday and the colors spotted were festive for Fashion Sundae Episode 19 from Watching New York: Take a look at the styles spotted last week on Bedford Avenue:

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6 Record Stores to Visit This Black Friday for Record Store Day

Academy Records (85 Oak St.) will be participating in Record Store Day’s Black Friday 11/28. (Photo courtesy of Academy Records)

If you’re like most people, Black Friday conjures up images of big box stores and insane deals on TVs and appliances. If you’re like me, you’d rather go recording shopping.

Luckily, Record Store Day’s Black Friday edition is being held for the 10th year in a row, and there’s no shortage of quality record shops in Greenpoint for you to visit while you struggle to break free from your turkey-fueled food coma.

Academy Records Annex

 

The Brooklyn outpost of Manhattan’s storied Academy Records, Academy Records Annex (85 Oak St.) will be open this Black Friday. Maintaining their regular 12 to 8pm hours, Academy will be carrying most of the special Record Store Day releases. Continue reading

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Nuzzle up with Nutcrackers and Sugar Plum Fairies at Greenpointers Holiday Market (12/8)!! 60+ Vendors, Mulled Wine & Craft Beer, Tasty Treats, Tarot readings, Acupuncture, Ornament Making and so much more!

Get cozy Sunday, Dec 8th 1-7pm for the Greenpointers Annual Holiday Market located at 67 West Street! This year’s Nutcracker-inspired holiday market is transforming the rustic Greenpoint Loft into a magical winter wonderland filled with local artisans, tasty treats and TONS of free interactive activities.  With so much good cheer under one roof, make it official and RSVP! Come early and stay all day. 

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Shop Local: Friends Don’t Let Friends Gift From Chain Stores!

Why stand in line for ordinary mass-produced items when you can find meaningful and unique gifts for your most valuable friends and family this holiday season?

Neighborhood fitness and wellness studio, [email protected] (31 Nassau Ave) brings the best of holiday shopping to their beautiful studio space located steps from McCarren Park on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Sustainable Sunday. Continue reading

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Fashion Sundae Episode 17

Courtesy of Watching New York

Who said that people in NYC only wear black and grey, especially when it’s cold enough to bundle up like a potato sack? For Fashion Sundae Episode 17, Watching New York shows that there are plenty of ways to offset the potato sack effect, even if it’s by layering up a Canadian Tuxedo (see photo 5).

Take a look at the styles spotted last week on Bedford Avenue:

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Nail of the Day Opens on Franklin Street With Discounts Through the End of November

Nail of the Day opened today at 102 Franklin St.

A new nail salon opened today on Franklin Street and is offering discounts through the end of the month to celebrate.

Nail of the Day (102 Franklin St.) says that it offers “nail services and lash lifting using all Japanese premium products” and will be open every day from 11 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. Continue reading

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