Brooklyn Flea

Kent Ave Block Party, Brazil Summerfest, The Big Quiet – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (8/05–8/11)

Screen Shot 2015-08-03 at 6.33.25 PM[sponsored] Mark Kraus Record Release Show
Saturday, Pete’s Candy Store, 8pm, FREE
Record release show for Greenpoint-based singer/songwriter Mark Kraus’s new album The Story of Everything, an immediate, cinematic, and at times heartbreaking solo debut that’s both deeply personal and universal. It’s a record about epochs of time: youth in revolt, a life long love story, the start and end of everything. More info

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Big QuietWEDNESDAY 8/05
* The Big Quiet @ North Brooklyn Farms (329 Kent Ave) 7pm, $1, A group meditation session in a popup farm as the sun sets over the NYC skyline, More info
* Circus of Dreams @ Bizarre Bar (12 Jefferson St) 9pm, $7, With Glitter Twins, Lolo Haha, Fritz Donnelly, Baucous Burly Q, Lindsee Lonesome, and many more, RSVP

Aviv_180pxTHURSDAY 8/06
@ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 8pm, $8, With Doziac / Strays / Parasio, RSVP
♫ End @ The Good Room (98 Meserole Ave) 10pm, $15, UK-based DJ Secondcity brings house and techno to Brooklyn, Buy tix

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Greenpointers Summer Market, City of Water Day, Emo Night, – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/15–7/21)

GPM_SUMMER2015_180px* Greenpointers Summer Market (Sunday, 7/19 1-7PM) @ Greenpoint Loft (67 West St, 5th Fl) FREE, A curated selection of our favorite local makers and small businesses. Music brought to you by Laura & Greg and Supercrush Studios. Artisanal food and activities including donation-based Rooftop yoga, Flower Crown making workshop, Painted Postcards, Henna Tattoos, Massages, Nail Art,  Photo Booth and more, RSVP

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Screen Shot 2015-07-15 at 12.32.05 PMWEDNESDAY 7/15
* SummerScreen: Wet Hot American Summer @ McCarren Park (North 12th St & Bedford Ave) 6pm, FREE, If a free screening of the cult classic isn’t enough, we hear that David Wain himself will be there and will show a preview of the Wet Hot American Summer Netflix series, More info
* Summer Shake-Up @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 7:30pm, $16, Featuring featuring Lisa Fagan Dance Problems / Joey Loto / The Raving Jaynes / Beth Liebowitz & Artists, and many more, Buy tix

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NY Art Book Fair, Revolting Grace, Summer Death – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (9/24–9/30)

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* Financial Planning Workshop for Parents @ Caribou Baby (272 Driggs Ave) 6:30pm, FREE, For new and upcoming parents to learn how they can provide a secure financial future for their families, More info
☺How Do I Get There? @ The Creek & the Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave) 8pm, FREE, With Ashley Bez / Shakir Standley / Erin Gloria Ryan / Eric Grundhauser, RSVP
Jeff & Buttons @ The Brick Theater (579 Metropolitan Ave) 8:30pm, $15, This two-man comedy duo is like Laurel and Hardy on a bender with the Marx Brothers, drunk dialing Beckett, Buy tix Continue reading

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Blog Buzz: 4/3/08

I am going away for a week and won’t be blogging cause, well, I’m going on vacation why would I want to blog?! But feel free to still email me and keep me in the loop with anything interesting going on in the hood.

I am leaving you with some good stuff that I would be checking out if I was here.

The Brooklyn Flea is starting this Sunday! Yay! I have been waiting patiently for this and though I’m bummed I’ll be missing out on the inaugural week, I am comforted that there will be many more.

Brooklyn Based did a nice write-up on some of the participants and what to expect. This is going to be fun and I will be there the next Sunday with bells on!

Closer to home, Jan & Aya opened last weekend and Elaine Perlov mentions that there are treats to be scored on weekends. Golden Twinkees and tea towels – yum!

Speaking of openings Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory is open again after a shaky Summer last year. Thursday through Sunday 3-9pm. I never got a chance to check them out last year but I’ll be regular this Spring and Summer.

This Saturday there’s a Sam Adams promo at Red Star – $3 pints and giveaways. And you can catch the Met game in hi-def. Score!

Brooklyn Brewery tours is something I’ve always wanted to do but never get around to it. Every Saturday with one every hour at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. Jeez, and I still have not found the time to go? I’m a loser.

Well, that’s all I got. Try not to miss me too much. See ya in a week!

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Brooklyn Flea

I just came across this on Gowanus Lounge and I am over the moon with excitement!

Brooklyn Flea is exactly what I’ve been looking for. When I moved in July I unloaded a huge amount of stock I had by simply setting up ‘shop’ on North 6th St off of Bedford Ave in front of that MTA owned property fence. It was a fun day and I really enjoyed the ability to interact with customers as opposed to strictly selling online. I did it only once, but I was hoping to do something similar again. This Brooklyn Flea is perfect!

Even if I don’t get a chance to participate, I know I will definitely shop it when it comes.

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