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
Greenpoint This Week: Market Mania, EPA Newtown Creek Plan, 2005 Rezoning and Displacement, and More!
It’s the weekend Greenpointers and if you haven’t heard, there are quite a few local markets sprouting up this Saturday and Sunday in the area, including our Greenpointers Nutcracker Holiday Market inside the historic Greenpoint Loft at 67 West St.
To help you navigate the next 48 hours of local holiday market mania, we compiled a ‘Must Do’ list of weekend activities in the neighborhood.
In the meantime catch up on this week’s headlines: Continue reading
Williamsburg-based STREB Extreme Action Company (51 North 1st St.) has a family-friendly action-packed show this season that you wont want to miss.
Promising “feats of physicality, scientifically planned chaos, strength, risk, and elegance,”
More info on the performance from STREB: Continue reading
The Environmental Protection Agency released a control plan for Newtown Creek to divert 61 percent of the raw sewage and wastewater that overflows into the superfund site each year by constructing a tunnel underneath the creek.
Greenpointers Holiday Market, Oddities Flea, Myths of Creation Holiday Pop Up — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (12/4-12/10)
☺Hey! It’s a Comedy Show @ Silver Light Tavern (689 Lorimer St), 730pm, $5, a stand-up comedy show bringing you some of New York’s best comedians, More Info
♫♦ Set Me Free – The Musical @ Muriel Schulman Theater (106 Calyer St), 8pm, $40, a story of finding a way to accept your past while planning for the future. Love heals all wounds, Buy Tix
* 94 Precinct Community Council Meeting @ St. John’s Lutheran Church (155 Milton St) 7pm, FREE, More Info
♫ Dervisi @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, More Info
THURSDAY 12/5 –
^ East/West Noodleways @ Archestratus Books & Foods (160 Huron St), 630pm, $20, an arancine happy hour, panel discussion, Q + A, and book signing, Buy Tix
♫♦ Dobbin St 3rd Anniversary Party @ Dobbin St (64 Dobbin St), 730pm, FREE, speciality cocktails, bites by vendor friends, and a special choreography compilation, RSVP
♦ Opening Party @ Miriam Gallery (319 Bedford Ave) 6pm, FREE, welcome Miriam to the neighborhood along with a site-specific sound and movement performance and a risograph printing station, More Info
♫ Puce Mary, JFK, Wetware, 51717, Hive Mind @ Saint Vitus Bar (1120 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, $15, Buy Tix
Dance with the sugar plum fairies inside our dreamy Nutcracker-themed Holiday Market on Sunday, Dec 8th, 1-7 pm. Located inside the gorgeous Greenpoint Loft (67 West St, 5th Flr.), our highly-curated selection of indie makers will be selling irresistible handcrafted gifts and tasty treats. Warm your cockles with FREE fun activities including Acupuncture Treatments, Tarot Readings, Face Painting, Nail Art, Holiday Ornament Making and more!
First 100 guests get a signed copy of artist Alex Russell’s The Great Map of Greenpoint poster!!
Inside our magical Land of Sweets, sip on spiced mulled wine and sample a delectable array of international flavors in what is one of the most unique shopping experiences in Brooklyn! RSVP today!
A global art foundation and gallery that will offer free programming is scheduled to open on Sunday, Dec. 15, displaying works by many notable artists including Ai Weiwei, Louise Bourgeois, and Yoko Ono.
The Faurschou Foundation (148 Green St.) was started in 2011 by Jens Faurschou, “a Danish collector, art advisor, and philanthropist,” according to the gallery’s website. Fuarschou also has spaces in other global cities including Copenhagen, Beijing, and Venice. Continue reading
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:
The local pioneering health food market and grocery store, The Garden (921 Manhattan Ave.) closed on Friday after 25 years on the corner of Kent Street and Manhattan Avenue citing the rise of online shopping and corporate chains. Continue reading
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