Trump-tar pops up in Greenpoint, Free Trees for Neighborhood Residents, and a Sketchy Bat at Silk Road Cycles: The Hook-Up 10/14

The bat that has taken up residence outside Silk Road Cycles.

A bat has been posted up outside Silk Road Cycles (76 Franklin St.) all week. Someone at the shop reportedly contacted Animal Control 4 days ago and as of yesterday, the poor, apparently sick bat was still there.

Riverkeeper will be hosting a Newtown Creek Community Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday, Oct. 20. The EPA will be presenting an update.

A pro-Donald Trump art show was cancelled this week at a Williamsburg gallery.

No, Bill Murray has not announced any further bartending engagements, but his son’s restaurant, 21 Greenpoint got some good press this week! Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY! The Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival is Back with 125+ Local and Seasonal Brews (9/24)! Win Two Tickets!

2016brooklynpour_posterBrooklyn Pour – NYC’s Largest One Day Beer Festival – is back! The 6th annual event, presented by the Village Voice (Saturday, September 24th from 3PM – 6PM at Brooklyn Expo Center at 72 Noble St) has grown to epic proportions.

With 125+ local & seasonal craft brews, expanded tastings including mead, hard seltzer and root beer, ciders and liquor for all guests, a gaming area, adining hall presented by The Astor Room, the retro supper club of Kaufman Astoria Studios, take-home souvenirs for all, sizzling surprise prizes, fun contests, amped up DJ booth & MORE, this is gonna be one amazing day of tantalizing tasting and glorious gulping.

2016brooklynpour_image1We have a pair of General Admission tickets ($110 value) to give away.

To enter: In the comments, tell us what your favorite craft beer is.

Deadline: Tuesday, September 20th, 11:59pm.

A winner will be chosen randomly and will be notified by email Wednesday (9/21).

You can also buy tickets here and get $10 off with promo code “GPOINT”. Continue reading

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FREE SOD!! Available for Pick-Up Tomorrow!! (Sat, 6/11, 5:30PM)


Williamsburg Walks is back and will be giving away FREE SOD again this year! It will be ready for pick up on Saturday, June 11th on Bedford Ave along the following blocks:

N.9-N.10th – 2 pallets available!
N.8-N.9th – 1 available!
N.6-N.7th – 1 pallet available!
N.6-N.5th – 4 pallets available!

Anyone who wants it should arrive around 5:30pm to start packing it up. There will be no thru traffic on Bedford so you will need to park at one of the cross streets.

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GIVEAWAY!! Tickets to our CMJ Showcase at Bar Matchless

CMJ_Showcase_2015_280pxWe love celebrating music and keeping things local so we’re giving away two tickets to our CMJ showcase at Bar Matchless on Friday, October 16. Starts at 8pm.

To enter: In the comments below, answer this simple question: Which band or artist inspired you the most as a child? (*Judgement free zone*)

Deadline: Monday, October 12 at 11:59pm

A winner will be selected at random and be notified via email by Wednesday, October 14.

Get a glimpse of the showcase bands here.

This showcase is presented to you by yours truly (Greenpointers), Supercrush Studio, and CaraBella.

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TICKET GIVEAWAY! Attend The Brooklyn Books, Art, Photos and Design Expo!! (9/19-20)

Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures Under Ground.
Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures Under Ground.

This year marks a major anniversary since Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland was published. To celebrate, the Brooklyn Books, Art, Photos and Design Expo (BrooklynBAPD) will return to Greenpoint on September 19-20 with many Alice in Wonderland objects among the more than 15,000 items shown by 145 dealers from all over the country. There will also be live readings of the Mad Tea Party and rare copies of antique publications will be shown.

Did you know that Alice in Wonderland was first published as “Alice’s Adventures Under Ground”? Let us know what year it was published for a chance to win free admission because we have 5 pairs of tickets to give away!

How to enter: In the comments, answer the question (correctly or incorrectly) “In what year was Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures Under Ground” published?”

Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015, 11:59PM. Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY!! Tickets to Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival!! (9/26)


Featuring over 100+ craft brews from New York & beyond, The Village Voice is hosting the fifth annual Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, September 26th from 3:00PM–6:00PM at Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint. Craft beer aficionados will sample the best seasonal, micro and reserve brews from breweries located in the country with a pinpointed focus on the tri-state area. Plus there will be food, games and more!

We have a pair of General Admission tickets ($110 value) to give away. Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY!! Tickets to Northside Festival Showcase at Bar Matchless


Don’t let badglessness hold you back from missing out on all the Northside Festival fun. We have a sweet lineup ready for this Friday (6/12) at Bar Matchless and are giving away two FREE tickets!

To enter: In the comments, tell us the color of heliotrope (correctly or incorrectly).

Deadline: Wednesday, June 10th, 11:59pm.

A winner will  be chosen randomly and will be notified by email Friday (6/12) morning.

Good Luck and hope to see you there! Continue reading

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Where would you go with a FREE Carpingo membership?


Don’t you want to get out of the city one weekend?  Just easily hop in a car and drive off?

With Carpingo, you can find cars parked all around Brooklyn, reserve your car for just the time that you’ll need from as little as 1 hour, use your membership card to unlock the car to start/end your reservation, and enjoy your driving freedom without worrying about gas, insurance, and parking!

Tell us where you’d go in the comments for a chance to win a FREE membership with Carpingo plus a $50 driving credit!

Deadline to comment is Tuesday, 2/4/15, 11:59PM.

Good luck!

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Yulair Launches in NYC // Win $1000 in Travel!

Attention travel junkies! Say hello to your next addiction as cheap airfare site,, casts its net on the Big Apple.

Already a popular hot spot and adrenaline rush for Canadian residents in Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto and Vancouver, specializes in surprise fares and deep discounted travel leaving your city. Whether finding a glitch in an airline’s system or secret sale,’s team of experts expose the cheapest deals on the web. Taking the departure city out of the search equation, travellers’ can now just focus on choosing which amazing destination to venture (and what to pack!).

Now that La Guardia, JFK and Newark are part of their scope, Yulair NYC will change New Yorkers’ way of life by introducing them to the ultimate vehicle for affordable travel.

“During our searches, we come across unbelievably low-priced flights leaving from NYC airports. Likes $350 flights for Europe and Vietnam! We’re excited to expose these low fares to all New Yorkers,” says Frederic Lebeuf, founder and CEO of

In addition to the site’s posts, New Yorker’s can receive free, instant alerts via email by signing up on Yulair NYC.

Lastly, for a limited time, wants to give one lucky subscriber a chance to win $1000 toward your next trip to anywhere in the world. Enter here.

Sponsored post courtesy of

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Giveaway: 2 Tickets to Heliotropes Album Release Party @ Glasslands (6/18)

They aren’t just the best “girl band” in Brooklyn – Heliotropes are the best band – period! These ladies love Greenpoint and want to giveaway two free tickets to their Album Release Party at Glasslands – TOMORROWJune 18, 2013 at 8:30pm.

To enter: Answer the following question correctly (or incorrectly): Of which month is heliotrope the gemstone?

Deadline to enter: June 17th, 11:59pm

A winner will be chosen randomly and notified by email on June 18th.

Good luck!

Don’t want to risk missing out on the show? Buy tickets.

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