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29Rooms Coming to 25 Kent in December

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The interactive funhouse 29Rooms announced that the “Expand Your Reality Tour” will come to Greenpoint this winter.

The installation features various themed-rooms highlighting style, culture, and technology and has been on the road this year. The NYC edition is coming to 25 Kent Ave. from December 6- 14; tickets are available hereContinue reading

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Get to the Point 5K, Greenpoint Gallery Salon Show, Solar Energy Workshop — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/9-10/15)

WEDNESDAY 10/9

# Cookbook Club: “The Auberge of the Flowering Hearth” @ Archestratus (1011 Manhattan Ave), 7pm, FREE, drop by with your favorite dish —all are welcome! It’s a potluck party!  More Info
* Yom Kippur Services @ Greenpoint Shul (108 Noble St), 9am, $15 – $30 (suggested), pay-as-you-wish High Holidays services, More Info
♫ Full Hunters Moon Sound Bath @ Magick City (37 Box St) 7pm, $24 – $33, Breath. Movement. Sound. Meditation. Buy Tix
♦ “The Distinguished Gentleman”: NYC Premiere @ Kickstarter HQ (58 Kent St) 730pm, $10 -$20 suggested, includes a cocktail hour, a step-and-repeat/red carpet, the film screening, and a Q & A panel, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 10/10

* Trammell-Santistevan Duo/Che Chen, Aaron Moore & David Watson @ Sunview Luncheonette (221 Nassau Ave), 8pm, FREE, a terrific show featuring fantastic artists in a magical space, More Info
♦ Double D’s: The Dirty Disco @ The Breakers (307 Meeker Ave), 10pm, FREE, an all-night classic disco, funk and house affair with gogo dancers, taro readers, sexy disco visuals and MORE, More Info
♫  Huvudbry @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave) 830pm, FREE, two sets of music with violin, bass, lap steel, and drums, More Info
♫ “War and Paradise”: Book Signing with Adam Green @ Desert Island (540 Metropolitan Ave) 7pm, FREE, joining Adam are his co-illustrators Tom Bayne and Toby Goodshank. Get your book and get it signed by all three artists, RSVP Continue reading

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Brookyln Community Board 1’s Monthly Public Meetting is Thursday (10/10)

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As a reminder, the combined public hearing and Brooklyn Community Board 1 meeting is this Thursday (10/10) at the Swinging 60’s Senior Center (211 Ainslie St.) starting at 6 p.m.

According to the agenda available here, there will be a presentation regarding a proposed event space at the former home of Output (74 Wythe Ave.)., a presentation on development within the Greenpoint Historic District at 171 Calyer St., and up for consideration are 17 new liquor licenses and 31 liquor license renewals. Continue reading

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26th Annual St. Stan’s ‘Get to The Point 5K’ is Sunday (10/13)

The Get to the Point 5K returns for the 26th edition this Sunday, October 13. The 5K is in support St. Stan’s Catholic Academy (12 Newell St.) and is sponsored by Broadway Stages; register here (pre-registration for the 5K is $35 and $45 day of). Continue reading

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2019 Open House New York Schedule Announced

Courtesy of Open House New York

The itinerary and events for Open House New York’s annual OHNY Weekend were announced this week ahead of reservations opening for select events on Tuesday, October 8.

During the weekend of October 18 – 20, over 300 buildings and sites will be open for public tours. The majority of OHNY Weekend sites are free and reservations are not required, while other sites require reservations, which opens on October 8 at 11 a.m. Continue reading

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Tidal Toast, Blessing of the Animals, North Brooklyn Boat Club Party + Fundraiser — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/2-10/8)

VENDOR CALL! Talented crafters, creators, designers, food purveyors, and small businesses … Do you have items to sell or promote? We are talking to YOU!

Apply here to be part of our Holiday Market on Sunday, December 8th (1-7pm) 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 will come alive inside the gorgeous Greenpoint Loft (67 West St)!


WEDNESDAY 10/2

♫ Barba Yiorgi And The Collective Unconscious @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, More Info
Magos Herrera Presents: A Tribute to João GIlberto @ National Sawdust (80 N 6 St), 730pm, $20, bossa nova classics with a multicultural crew of New York musicians, Buy Tix
* Light Flow Yoga @[email protected] (31 Nassau Ave) 645pm, $17, connect breath to movement & soothing beats in this gentle Vinyasa class, Buy Tix
♫ Drum Spiral @ Golden Drum (97 Green St), 730pm, $15 -$20 suggested, learn drum techniques that will help us travel more freely through soundscapes, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 10/3

* Tidal Toast 2019: A Newtown Creek Celebration @ Broadway Stages (520 Kingsland Ave), 530pm, $75, tours of the green roof, local food and drinks, silent auction, and presentations about NCA’s innovative projects and programming, Buy Tix
♦ Steve Wasterval – Art Opening @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave), 6pm, FREE, hyper-local, handcrafted art and beer by Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co., More Info
♫  Cumbia Night @ Kingsland (269 Norman Ave) 7pm, $8, Latinx beats and music all night with accordion-based Cumbia band from the US/Mexico border, Frontera Bugalú, Buy Tix
♫ Johnny Dwyer: “The Districts” @ WORD (126 Franklin St) 7pm, $5+, an unprecedented plunge into NYC’s federal court system that gives us a revelatory picture of how our justice system really works, More Info Continue reading

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VENDOR CALL! Join our 2019 “The Nutcracker” Holiday Market on Sunday, December 8th!

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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!

APPLY HERE

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.

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Learn How to Report Idling Trucks and Earn Cash With North Brooklyn Neighbors

Via North Brooklyn Neighbors

The Williamsburg-based grassroots non-profit North Brooklyn Neighbors will host an information session next week on the recently passed NYC law that rewards tipsters for reporting idling trucks and buses.

Under the Citizens Air Complaint Program, the city will pay 25 percent of the fines to tipsters who report commercial trucks and buses for idling for more than one minute in a school zone and more than three minutes on the street. Continue reading

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Ambient Lullabies, Botanical Dyeing, Clean Cruise Climate Street Art — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (9/25-10/1)

WEDNESDAY 9/25

# Ambient Lullabies @ Areté Venue and Gallery (67 West St #103), 730pm, $20 suggested, the audience is invited to bring journals, sketchbooks, paintings and any silent creative work that compliments listening to music, More Info
♫ Salsa by the Water @ Domino Park, 6pm, FREE, lessons followed by open dance, with a live DJ, More Info
♫ Stone Series @ National Sawdust (80 N 6th St) 7pm, $25, a performance by improvising guitarist, banjo player, vocalist, and poet Wendy Eisenberg, Buy Tix
# Pumping 101 @ The Wild BK (272 Driggs Ave), 1pm, $45, learn all you need to get pumping off to a good start!!! Come pregnant or with baby! Buy Tix

THURSDAY 9/26

☺ Summer Soundwalks “Walkie Talkie Dream Garden” @ East River State Park (90 Kent Ave), 6pm, FREE, a very special guided soundwalk on the Williamsburg waterfront, RSVP
* Outlaw Women’s Wrestling @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, $30, Buy Tix
♦ Block Printing on Textiles @Better Than Jam’s (20 Grattan St) 630pm, $65, a quick carve “Block” all tools are provided, as well as textiles sample pieces and papers. Students are welcome to bring your own materials to print on too, Buy Tix
☺GHOST TOWN Comedy @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 630pm, comedy, culture, dating (and failing at it) all intersect at this hilarious stand-up showcase, More Info Continue reading

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