Events

Greenpoint Library Community Forum to Provide Construction Updates (4/23)

Rendering of the Greenpoint Library (courtesy of Friends of Greenpoint Library)

A public forum on the construction progress of the new Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Ave.) will take place later this month.

The neighborhood’s only public library closed in July 2017 and construction was originally expected to finish in the winter of 2018, but the discovery and removal of asbestos in the former foundation and related delays have pushed the expected completion to this fall.

Continue reading

Category: Community, Events, News | Tags: , , , , , , | 0 Comments

Help to Green Greenpoint at Lentol Garden Workday (4/13)

Join your neighbors and help to bring more nature to Greenpoint at a community-managed greenspace this weekend.

The Lentol Garden Workday is happening this Saturday, April 13th, at 11 a.m. at 178 Bayard St, and new volunteers are welcome. Continue reading

Category: Community, Events | Tags: , , , , , , , | 0 Comments

Wrong Side of the River Opens in Greenpoint with ‘Wonderland’

Wrong Side of the River, a new gallery space in Greenpoint, will open this week with, ‘Wonderland,’ a show featuring the work of painters Buket Savci and Jacob Hicks on Friday, April 12th, at 67 West St. Suite 312 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

Wonderland, this Friday, 6pm

A post shared by Wrong Side of the River (@wrong_side_of_the_river_) on

Continue reading

Category: Art/Music, Events, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 0 Comments

Spring TRIVIA, Silent Disco Yoga and Brisket Kings — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (4/10 -4/16)

WEDNESDAY 4/10

# Brisket King NYC 2019 @ Biba Williamsburg (110 Kent Ave.), 6pm, $85, 20 chefs, all inclusive drinks, Buy Tix
^ Poetry & Translation @ Word (126 Franklin St.), 7pm, FREE, More info
♫ Lisa Carver, God is my Co-Pilot, Bob Bert, Blyre Cpanx ! @ Noise Workshop (389 Melrose St.), 7:30pm, FREE, More Info
☺ U UP? – A Brooklyn Comedy Show and Storytelling Competition @ The Corners (395 Nostrand Ave.), 8:30pm, FREE, RSVP

THURSDAY 4/11

♫ Multi Culti with Thomas Von Party, Facets, Myn, RTMC & Andi @ The Good Room (98 Meserole Ave.), 10pm, FREE before midnight with RSVP/ $5 after, More Info
♫ SWMRS @ Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St.), 7pm, $21, Buy Tix
♫ Savoir Adore (Album Release), Sulene, Crush Club (DJ) @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave.), 8pm, $15, Buy Tix
♫ Tropical Past & Future Residency at Black Flamingo @ Black Flamingo (168 Borinquen Pl.), 10pm, FREE, More Info Continue reading

Category: What's Happening? | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 0 Comments

No Rain On Our Parade For Our Flower Power Spring Market Tomorrow (Sunday, 4/7)!

Beat the April showers at our Flower Power Spring Market! Amble around the stunning Greenpoint Loft from 1 to 7 PM this Sunday. Rarely open to the public, our markets offer the unique chance to see the inside of the gorgeous space where local vendors will be showing off their goods for the thousands of neighbors and visitors who flock to this upscale, DIY market.

To recap, get to know our illustrious vendors, listen to live music, and enjoy a multitude of FREE fun activities, including:

Jam out to live live performances by singer Emma Swingle and local band Saint Amour while sipping on delicious craft beer by Greenpoint Beer and bubblys by BABE Wine.

Save your rain dances, Greenpointers, and let the sunshine and flower power come through this Sunday! We’re open rain or shine — be sure to join us!

 

Huge thanks to our sponsors, without which we could not continue to support local independent business, creativity, and art!

Success Academy
Green Mountain Energy
BABE Wine
GP Beer & Ale
Greenpoint Loft
Greenpoint Loft
Category: Community, Culture, Events, Kids, What's Happening? | Tags: , , , , | 0 Comments

Help Support PS 34 at the Art Party (4/11) and Online Auction

The parent-teacher association of PS 34 Oliver H. Perry Elementary School (131 Norman Ave.) is throwing its annual Art Party fundraiser on Thursday, April 11th, at 64 Dobbin St. from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.; tickets are available now.

All proceeds from ticket sales and the accompanying online art auction go directly to the enrichment programs for art, music and dance programs, and more!

Continue reading

Category: Community, Events, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 0 Comments

Flower Power Spring Market, L’Rain, Torst 6th Anniversary and Brooklyn Beerlesque — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (4/3 – 4/9)

Our Flower Power-themed Greenpointers Spring Market is THIS SUNDAY (April 7th, 1-7PM) inside one of Brooklyn’s historic spaces, the beautiful Greenpoint Loft (67 West St)! Shop from 60+ highly curated local crafters and artisans while enjoying live music, views of the NYC skyline, FREE fun activities like roof deck yoga, dreamcatcher workshops, butterfly making station, immersive fairy glen, photo booth decked out with a floral art installation, 3D avatar creation, poetry, & more! Celebrate the season with peace, love, and supporting local indie business.

WEDNESDAY 4/3

* Bushwick Adult Dancing @ Earth Arts (936 Madison St.), 7pm, $10-$20, This class is focused on a creative and supportive system for women, fem and female identifying communities from all walks of life and body types. The mission is to create physical, emotional, spiritual strength and healing through dance. Buy Tix
* Doctor’s Orders Presented By The Shift Workshop @ The William Vale (111 N. 12th St.), 7pm, FREE, What happens when a biologist, physician, neuroscientist and sex researcher join together to answer questions you may have never felt comfortable asking your own doctor? More info
♫ Limited Resources 28 @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer), 9pm, $10 donation, More Info
♫ Homecoming Spring Affair with DJ Greg Poole @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave.), 9pm, FREE, More Info

THURSDAY 4/4

* Transportation Committee Mtg — Community Board 1 @ Swinging 60s Senior Center (211 Ainslie St.), 6:30pm, FREE, More Info
♦ LIGHT YEAR 48: Digital Fairy Tales, Vengeance is Mine @ Pearl Street Triangle, 7pm, FREE, video art projected onto the Manhattan Bridge, More Info
♫ Canned Heat: A Jamiroquai Party @ Schimanski (54 N. 11th St.), 8pm, FREE w/ RSVP til 9pm, $10 after, RSVP
♫ The Buck Stops at Pete’s @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St.), 11pm, $5 suggested, More Info Continue reading

Category: What's Happening? | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 0 Comments

Calling All Artists, Designers, Crafters! Sign Up For Greenpoint Open Studios 2019! (June 7 & 8)

Hey Greenpoint Artists!

We are happy to announce that Greenpoint Open Studios is happening again this year on Saturday, June 8th & Sunday, June 9th!

If you don’t already know, this is an un-curated event, free and open to the public that aims to give local artists and creatives a chance to show their work. During the 2016 – 2018 editions over 400 artists participated and tens of thousands of art lovers swarmed our beautiful neighborhood to weave in and out of art studios and spaces.

Artists, designers, crafters, fabricators, performers, and anyone who has work or work-in-progress to show in Greenpoint can register.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Sign up to register your work and location of your space. (Registration fee is $15 until April 15th, $40 after)
  2. Your address will be on the publicly available GOS online map and a printed guide that is distributed all over North Brooklyn
  3. Registered artists open their doors on June 8th and 9th to visitors

Continue reading

Category: Art/Music, Events | Tags: , , , , , | 0 Comments

PS 31’s Annual Fundraising Events Happening Now

Greenpoint’s PS 31 parent-teacher association is holding its largest fundraising event of the year with an online auction and Spring Gala/Neon Party happening Thursday, April 4th, at 67 West St at 2:30 p.m.

This is your One-Stop shop for all things Gala! Our Third Annual Spring Gala will be a Neon Party, held on April 4th, 2019 at Greenpoint Loft, 67 West Street, 5th Floor.

  • The Kids’ Dance Party will be from 2:30pm-5pm. Tickets are $10 for the  1st child, $5 for each additional child in your immediate family. Food and drink will be available for purchase, as well as a few select activities.
  • The Adults-Only Neon Party will be from 7pm-11pm. Early bird tickets are $45 for a single; $80 for a couple. Regular tickets will be $50 for a single; $90 for a couple. Teachers, administration, and staff from PS 31 will be welcomed in for FREE. You can buy tickets TODAY.

Please submit your donation here or by emailing the PTA.

 

Category: Community, Events, News | Tags: , , , , , , , | 0 Comments

Spring Into Flower Power With Our Talented Local Makers This Sunday! (4/7)

Open Sea at our Polar Vortex Holiday Market 2018 (photo: Gus Ponce)

This Sunday, April 7th (1 to 7PM) we are looking forward to “spring”-ing into Flower Power inside the historic Greenpoint Loft (67 West St) with a diverse array of handcrafted goods by over 60 local purveyors of uniquely designed items, gifts, and food. Get ready for a burst of creative energy with live musical performances, art installations, and a glorious selection of FREE fun activities like rooftop yoga, dream catcher workshops, an immersive fairy glen!

At this time, we want to draw your attention to our amazing vendors, who will be selling everything from vintage commodities, candles, clothing, spices, and delicious treats, and more! Don’t expect your average flea market finds here; We carefully curate to only include the highest quality uniquely designed crafted items here.

Get a little preview of our spectacular vendors below and meet them IRL this Sunday!


Featured Vendors

Filfil Foods
Filfil Foods specializes in making gourmet garlic condiments, spreads, and marinades that make almost any dish yummy. Filfil is a garlic-based hot sauce made with all natural ingredients over 20 garlic cloves in each bottle, and thus enjoying the health benefits associated with garlic, such as lowering blood pressure, reducing cholesterol levels, and boosting natural immunity. Fill Foods is American made — all natural, vegan, and non-GMO.

Goellnerd Pins
Founded in 2015, Goellnerd Pins specializes in pop culture enamel pins, patches, and more, custom designing pins that reflect famous characters including those seen on The Simpsons, Friends, Arrested Development and more.

Villa of Mysteries Perfume
Villa of the Mysteries is a niche fragrance house based in Brooklyn, NY. They have been creating handmade/locally produced fragrances since 2015, using only all natural ingredients — no additives, colors, chemicals, or phthalates. Just pure essential oils and absolutes!

 

 


Check out the rest of our groovy vendors below: Continue reading

Category: Community, Culture, Eat & Drink, Events, Wellness | Tags: , , , , , , | 0 Comments