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The McGolrick Park Farmers Market Opens This Sunday!

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It’s almost Summer, y’all. May has finally hit, and the McGolrick Park Farmers Market is making its seasonal debut this Sunday (5/7) from 10am-4pm. This weekend about ten vendors will be selling lots of delicious veggies, fruit, herbs, and pantry staples, with more vendors joining the mix as we cruise into summer. Support your local farmers and foodmakers and hit up the market!

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Midnite Market Madness! The Gone Cat x Bk Bazaar Fri/Sat Nite!

The Gone Cat - Brooklyn Bazaar

If for some reason you missed out on the dozens of indie designers we hosted last weekend at our Greenpointers Spring Market (it was glorious!), then this weekend you’d do well to check out the popup night market at Brooklyn Bazaar. Shop from and mingle with some really cool independent local designers while rocking out to some sweet jams and sipping your favorite tipsy bevs. We promise it’ll be more fun than the weekend plans you haven’t made yet.

The Gone Cat Popup Shop @ Brooklyn Bazaar150 Greenpoint Ave
Friday & Saturday April 14th and 15th | 
7pm to 1am
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At a Glance: Greenpointers Spring Market Vendor Preview (4/9)


Hi Greenpointers! Spring’s energizing renewal is upon us and we can’t wait to celebrate its beauty on this Sunday, April 9 from 1-7pm, in the historic Greenpoint Loft (67 West St)!

So, what awesome products can you expect? Get the scoop now on our innovative vendors now. With beauty products, couture dresses, beautiful ceramics, and sparkly jewelry, there’s so much to browse. Read about all of our oh-so-amazing vendors and RSVP to the market!

I’m going to highlight some of our makers and what Spring-themed goodies you can pick up at our market.

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Strange And Unusual: Oddities Flea Market This Sunday!

Ryan Matthew Cohn & Regina Marie Cohn
Ryan Matthew Cohn & Regina Marie Cohn

Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave.) this Sunday from 11-6pm is hosting the first annual Oddities Market, a curated curious collection of the best purveyors of the odd and unique, co-hosted by the folks from Obscura Antiquities and Oddities. What kinds of weird—but good weird—stuff will you dig up? Feast your eyes on medical history ephemera, anatomical curiosities, natural history items, osteological specimen, taxidermy, jewelry, one of a kind art, bizarre flair, and much more.

Since it’s at Brooklyn Bazaar, the huge THREE-floor event will also feature food by The Brooklyn Star, and two bars with specialty drinks!

Oddities Flea Market - Bk BazaarAdmission is $2 at the door.
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All of the Must-Shop Valentine’s Day Markets Happening in Greenpoint

Besides our upcoming fab Greenpointers market (this Sunday from 1-7pm, 67 West St.) full of prose, astrology, drinks, beautiful gifts, and more, there are some major Valentine’s Day markets you need to hit up. Whether you’re on the hunt of a sweet token for your love, a gift for your bestie, or a little somethin’ for yourself, there’s trinkets and baubles for everyone.

Get the list now.


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Kings Trading Company Is The Market You Didn’t Know You Needed

If you’re still itching to shop an indoor makers market, then you definitely need to check out the latest project from Three Kings Tattoo: Kings Trading Company. The owners sought to highlight emerging brands, artists, creative makers and innovators. And, it certainly vibes right in with our neighborhood.

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Hang On, Spooky: North Brooklyn Halloween Roundup!

For all you Halloweeners out there, here are our top picks for some fine spine chillin’ in North Brooklyn. Whether you’re in the mood to dance the night away with DJs, see rad costumed cover bands, freak out at scary movies, compete in a costume contest, take a zombie terrarium class or participate in a basement seance, our neighborhood has truly an abundance of choice this year.

⟫⌇⧘⧚⧛⧙⌇⟫ WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26  ⟪⌇⧘⧚⧛⧙⌇⟪

gifoween-bkbazaar-2016GIF-O-Ween at Brooklyn Bazaar
Sponsored by GIPHY and presented by Animation Block Party, GIFOWEEN is a Halloween-themed animation loop contest!
This party will feature the official launch of GIPHY PRESENTS: GIF DANCE PARTY, a fully immersive dance environment that allows you to finally become dance partners with all your favorite online characters at once!
Brooklyn Bazaar | 150 Greenpoint Ave.
8pm-12am, FREE, Costumes highly encouraged
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With Roots in Japan, Brooklyn’s Osakana is No Fish Out of Water

All photos by Kate Truisi.
Fish at Osakana. All photos by Kate Truisi.

It’s a fish market, but there’s no ice.

Instead, the tuna belly, king mackerel, and sea trout rest on pottery as colorful as their contents in a 39-degree glass case that controls temperature and humidity. At Osakana (290 Graham Avenue) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn flair meets Japanese tradition in a tasteful marriage of style and utility.

Osakana’s refrigerator is nearly empty—what’s on display is what’s up for grabs. “In the US we catch fish by the net, but in Japan they catch with a rod,” Osakana manager Emma Kramer said. It’s a reality her team must deal with—as a fishing and island nation, Japan will always have the upper fin, as it were. But it’s not a fact that will hinder Osakana’s near sacred handling of food. Continue reading

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