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Spring! Terrarium Class at The Diamond Bar – Next Sunday (3/16)

Next Greenpointers Terrarium Class at Diamond (3/16)

It’s time to get ready for Spring (we promise it will eventually come and it will be glorious!) Spruce up your dark and tiny apartment with a bright and happy living terrarium. And if you suck at plants, don’t worry terrariums are super easy NOT to kill. Continue reading

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TODAY! VALENTINE’S MARKET FUN! (SNOW OR SHINE!!!)

Today! 67 West St, 5th Fl!

What are you doing today? We have a BIG idea! Come to our Valentine’s Market and enjoy a fun day of eating, crafting, loving and shopping locally for Valentine’s gift from talented makers – along with the rest of this amazing Greenpoint community! Can’t wait to see you!

Greenpointers Valentine’s Market
Sunday Feburary 9, 2014, 1-7pm
67 West St, 5th Fl

Preview all the vendors.
Learn about all the FREE activities.

RSVP

Our sponsors rock!
Brooklyn Brewery
Susty Party
Brooklyn Makers
Zipcar
Greenpoint Trading Co.
Cafe Grumpy
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Valentine’s Market Preview // 70+ Vendors! (2/9)

We can’t wait to see you on Sunday for our Annual Valentine’s Market! Below is a preview of our amazing and talented local vendors…

Make sure to RSVP and spread the love!

Deets: Greenpointers Valentine’s Market on Sunday February 9, 2014 from1-7pm at Greenpoint Loft (67 West St, 5th Fl).

Get in on our Terrarium Class before it sells out! Reserve now. Continue reading

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Valentine Craft Day for the Kids at Jellio Shop This Sunday (2/2)

(Sponsored)

This Sunday, February 2nd from noon-4pm, bring your little ones over to the Jellio Shop @ the Flying Squirrel (87 Oak St) for an afternoon of Valentine-themed crafting!

We hear there will be no shortage of glitter.

Hosted by Jellio.com and Eckford Street Studio, all of your crafting supply needs will be there waiting for you, i.e. sculpted paper, sparkles, and crayons, as well as refreshments.

Oh, and did we mention it’s entirely free? Continue reading

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Snapdragon’s Mexican Folk Inspired Creations

Milagro Frida by Snapdragon

If you’re into bold colors, intricate hand made creations and Frida Kahlo (who isn’t?) – then you’re going to love Snapdragon, a featured Valentine’s Market vendor. Shop owner Nina Shope tells us why she is all about Mexican Folk Art:

My work is strongly influenced by my passion for Mexican folk art, from beading to embroidery, paper mache to metalwork, painting to textiles.  I feel a great affinity for the bold, rich colors; the playful and somewhat tortured iconography of saints, sirens, skeletons, devils; and the evocative paintings (and photographs) of artists like Frida Kahlo.   Continue reading

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10 Ways to Make Market Day Successful For Vendors

Get the oohs and aahs from customers at your next market!

Many people ask when they meet me at our busy vendor markets, “how do you have the energy to do all this?” The answer is simple. I get energized by people who create and love what they do. And I drink espresso.

After doing so many markets and coming into contact with so many talented creators, I feel I have some good advice to share with vendors to make their market day a success. Along with Natasha from Heartbeat we can up with a helpful and detailed list.
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Valentine’s Market Vendors Announced! (2/9) + New: Speed Friending!

The day of hearts and kisses is approaching and we have a one-stop local shopping market for all your Valentine’s gift needs.

Broken hearts and sour kisses welcome.

Even if the gift tag says “To: You, From: You” – remember, before you can love anyone else you MUST love yourself – and a great way to show yourself love is a shiny new pair of earrings or a grilled cheese sandwich. We’ll have stuffs for your BFs & GFs, too.

Make sure to RSVP and spread the love!

Deets: Greenpointers Valentine’s Market on Sunday February 9, 2014 from 1-7pm at Greenpoint Loft (67 West St, 5th Fl) – take the elevator up. Stairs are an option, too.  Continue reading

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CALL FOR VALENTINE’S MARKET VENDORS! (2/9/14)


It’s happening! Our most romantic, love and heart-filled Greenpointers Market is taking place at the amazing Greenpoint Loft (67 West St 5th, Fl) on Sunday February 9, 2014 from 1-7pm. Please fill out the below form to apply to become a vendor or click on this link.

Deadline to apply: January 13th, 2014 Continue reading

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Featured Vendor: Acre Goods

Michelle Meronek of Acre Goods

Michelle Meronek of Acre Goods, a featured vendor at our Holiday Market said, “Jewelry is wearable art. Who can say no to that?!” We agree!

We chatted with this excitable designer about her gorgeous “fiber, stone, and metal jewelry for dreamers” all made by hand right here in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Continue reading

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Featured Vendor: By Sah-Rah

Featured vendor at our Holiday Market, Sarah (pronounced SAH-RAH) Goldschadt a graphic designer + crafter has published two books: Craft-a-Day and Pom-Poms! (Quirk Books). She was a proud Girl Scout growing up (earning the Gold Award with her sister) and always enjoyed making things. She loves to knit, sew, crochet, and make simple paper projects and blogs about it at sah-rah.com. Continue reading

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