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Spring Into Flower Power With Our Talented Local Makers This Sunday! (4/7)

Open Sea at our Polar Vortex Holiday Market 2018 (photo: Gus Ponce)

This Sunday, April 7th (1 to 7PM) we are looking forward to “spring”-ing into Flower Power inside the historic Greenpoint Loft (67 West St) with a diverse array of handcrafted goods by over 60 local purveyors of uniquely designed items, gifts, and food. Get ready for a burst of creative energy with live musical performances, art installations, and a glorious selection of FREE fun activities like rooftop yoga, dream catcher workshops, an immersive fairy glen!

At this time, we want to draw your attention to our amazing vendors, who will be selling everything from vintage commodities, candles, clothing, spices, and delicious treats, and more! Don’t expect your average flea market finds here; We carefully curate to only include the highest quality uniquely designed crafted items here.

Get a little preview of our spectacular vendors below and meet them IRL this Sunday!


Featured Vendors

Filfil Foods
Filfil Foods specializes in making gourmet garlic condiments, spreads, and marinades that make almost any dish yummy. Filfil is a garlic-based hot sauce made with all natural ingredients over 20 garlic cloves in each bottle, and thus enjoying the health benefits associated with garlic, such as lowering blood pressure, reducing cholesterol levels, and boosting natural immunity. Fill Foods is American made — all natural, vegan, and non-GMO.

Goellnerd Pins
Founded in 2015, Goellnerd Pins specializes in pop culture enamel pins, patches, and more, custom designing pins that reflect famous characters including those seen on The Simpsons, Friends, Arrested Development and more.

Villa of Mysteries Perfume
Villa of the Mysteries is a niche fragrance house based in Brooklyn, NY. They have been creating handmade/locally produced fragrances since 2015, using only all natural ingredients — no additives, colors, chemicals, or phthalates. Just pure essential oils and absolutes!

 

 


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Groove With St. Amour and Emma Swingle at Greenpointers Flower Power Spring Market (4/7)

St. Amour Jazz Collective

Tune in! St. Amour Jazz Collective and Emma Swingle will be rocking and rolling at our April 7, Flower Power Spring Market. The market runs from 1 PM to 7 PM next Sunday, with Emma Swingle grooving at 2 PM and St. Amour continuing the set at 5 PM.

The St. Amour Jazz Collective is a jazz-funk band consisting of vibraphone, bass, and drums. Their music is made up of neo-soul and funk-inspired compositions, plus hip-hop and dance cover songs from the 1990s and 2000s. The band has performed at The Shrine in Harlem; TROOST in Greenpoint, and most recently at the lively and popular FourFiveSix in Williamsburg.

Emma Swingle creates original music, and her newest songs and performances can be found online at Reverbnation or on YouTube.

Family-friendly activities will be abundant come April 7th, including rooftop yoga with Hosh Yoga, pictures at our flower power photo booth, dreamcatcher making, and more.

In between shopping local and yummy eating, dust off your dance shoes and come jam with these neighborhood bands!

Emma Swingle
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Sign Up for FREE Rooftop Yoga at Our Flower Power Spring Market (4/7)!

Take a yoga class on the Greenpoint Loft rooftop!

After shopping with our local crafters and enjoying some neighborhood nosh at next Sunday’s Flower Power Spring Market, head up to the stunning Greenpoint Loft’s rooftop for some relaxing — and free! — yoga.

Hosted by Hosh Yoga (657 Meeker Ave),  a nonprofit organization that started out providing open-level yoga classes to the public in McCarren Park, the Greenpoint Loft rooftop will host three free, donation-based classes during our spring market on April 7.

There’s no better place to let the sunshine in than on a dazzling rooftop with views of the East River, Brooklyn, and all of Manhattan, so swing by, yogis, and bring your own mat, for some rejuvenation. Continue reading

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Local Love Blooms: Greenpointers Annual Spring Market Returns With Groovy Flower Power! (Sun, April 7)

A packed house at our seasonal markets

Spring into peace, love, and local business! Our sensational Flower Power Spring Market returns to the Greenpoint Loft (67 West Street, fifth floor) on Sunday, April 7 from 1 to 7 PM.

This far out event will spotlight local vendors, indie artists, and neighborhood artisans of all stripes. Thousands of neighbors and guests flock to buy and see the fruit of these artists’ labors.

The Greenpoint Loft will transfigure into a floral kingdom of hippy love and neighborhood harmony. 60+ highly curated vendors will be hawking their wares, and an exciting lineup of FREE dreamy activities awaits:

As always, our Flower Power Photobooth will be donned with an art installation made in collaboration with artist Colleen Blackard for professional photos shoots by Gustavo Ponce Photography. It’s going to be as gorgeous as the roses in our last market, so stop by, throw up the peace sign, and say, “Groovy!” Continue reading

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VENDOR CALL!!! Join our Flower Power 2019 Spring Market on Sunday, April 7th!

Poster art by Ana Risquez of Mozaiko Designs

Spring forth into love, peace, and harmony inside the Greenpoint Loft to celebrate local by supporting small business, indie artists & makers at our annual Sprint Market!

At this time, we are looking for talented creative makers, designers, chefs, purveyors of unique handcrafted works to 2-4k visitors throughout the day.

APPLY HERE

If you want to participate as an activity or play music, email us at [email protected]

Our markets are reserved for small local businesses and serves as is a low-risk launchpad for indie makers and crafters. We offset the costs of producing this event with the help of sponsors. If you are a corporation looking to promote your brand, email [email protected] for more information. Continue reading

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Gardens of the Galaxy, Hot Sauce Expo, Greenpoint Gallery Night, Spring Fling — What’s Happening Greenpoint (4/18-4/24)

Poster design by Julia Moak

Secure your spacesuit, prepare for takeoff and get ready to blast off into the cosmos at our Gardens Of The Galaxy Spring Market this Sunday, April 22 in the Greenpoint Loft on 67 West Street! It’s going to be a star-studded day with live music, free fun activities like massages, rooftop yoga henna, nail art, refreshments and food. Check out the full details of what’s in store hereRSVP on Facebook.  Preview our star-studded vendors here.

WEDNESDAY 4/18

7 Minutes In Heaven, Six Stories Told, Out Of It and more @The Kingsland (269 Norman Ave), 6pm, $10, Buy Tix
♫ The Afghan Whigs & Built to Spill @Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St.), 7pm, $40, Buy Tix
^ The Big Big: Staged Reading + Puppet Demo @Areté Venue and Gallery (67 West St. #103), 7:30pm, FREE, A bittersweet non-romantic love story about fear, lies, Asian American identity, and the great outdoors, More Info
♦ The Master — Free Screening @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Avenue), 8pm, FREE, Staring Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman, More Info

THURSDAY 4/19

♦ See Change @ Williamsburgh Library (240 Division Ave), 5:30pm, a solo exhibit of new works by Tara DePorte, FREE, More Info
^ Birding at the Bridge @Kingsland Wildflowers (520 Kingsland Avenue), 6pm, FREE,Heather Wolf shares tips for birding in Brooklyn and talks about her book Birding at the Bridge: In Search of Every Bird on the Brooklyn Waterfront. More Info
# Why Chopsticks? @MOFAD (62 Bayard St), 6:30pm, $20-25, A History and Culture of Chopsticks, Buy Tix
# Sfincione Night @Archestratus (160 Huron St.), 7pm, $18, An evening of Sicilian-style Pizza! RSVP
Nap Eyes, She Devils @ Zone One at Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave), 8pm, $10-12, Buy Tix Continue reading

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FREE Yoga and Bootcamp Sessions on Greenpoint Loft’s Beautiful Roof Deck this Sunday! (4/22)

Rooftop Yoga with Hosh Spring 2017

This Sunday (April 22, 1-7PM), our Gardens of the Galaxy Spring Market is happening and it’s got a jam-packed schedule of FREE activities including yoga and bootcamp sessions on Greenpoint Loft’s beautiful roof deck with views overlooking the Manhattan skyline and East River. Here’s the schedule:

Fitness Bootcamp by YMCA
1:30PM Session
2:15PM Session

Yoga by Hosh (Bring your own mat)
3PM All Level Vinyasa with Emi
4:30PM Reset and Restore with Melissa

 


The Greenpoint YMCA’s 30 minute fitness bootcamp is a challenging and fun total body workout using plyometrics, pushups, squats, planks, and more! All levels welcome.

Click here to reserve your space for the YMCA Fitness Bootcamp Session 1: 1:30pm
Click here to reserve your space for the YMCA Fitness Bootcamp Session 1: 2:15pm

Starting at 3pm, Hosh Yoga will be holding two donation-based 60 minute rooftop yoga sessions. BYOM (Bring your own mats!) 

All Level Vinyasa Flow @ 3pm w/ Emi Iwasa (Hosh Yoga instructor):
Open to all levels and all bodies, this class will focus on the Vinyasa practice of linking breath and movement while flowing from one pose to the next. We will focus on building both strength and flexibility, while guiding the body and mind toward a sense of grounding. Come join us on your mat and enjoy rooftop views, as you flow with a local instructor! Click here to reserve your space for Hosh Rooftop Yoga session 1: 3pm

Reset & Restore @ 4:30pm w/ Melissa Kaitlyn Carter (Hosh Yoga):
Get ready to ground down, restore, and reset. This class will begin with a slow flow, move into restorative postures, and conclude with a meditation. Open to all levels. Click here to reserve your space for the Hosh Rooftop Yoga Session 2: 4:30pm

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Our Gardens of the Galaxy Spring Market is Getting Ready to Blast Off! (Sun, 4/22)

Poster design by Julia Moak

Spring may not yet have fully sprung but we’re bringing fresh life, warmth, and out of this world local vendors to the Greenpoint Loft on 67 West Street for Greenpointers’ Gardens of the Galaxy Spring Market. We’ll be blasting off on Sunday, April 22 and staying in orbit from 1 to 7pm. Join your fellow space gardeners and RSVP on Facebook.

We’ve searched our local solar system to find 60+ star-studded vendors offering up their cosmically curated crafts and wares. There’ll also be some of the best free activities you can find under the sun, including henna tattoos by Miss V, tarot card readings by Hannah Frishberg, nail art by Peenk and 3D scans and digital avatar creation by Capture Me In 3D. Get grounded with complimentary rooftop yoga courtesy of Hosh Yoga, become the Martian you are inside with free face painting by Greenpoint YMCA and orbit the dance floor to DJ The Josh Craig. Oh, and don’t forget to look stellar for the camera in our space garden art installation and photo booth.

By Julia Moak

Food and refreshments will include heavenly Rosewater gimlets with Brooklyn Gin and craft beer by Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co., BABE Rosé and BABE Grigio Wine Continue reading

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✨🛸VENDOR CALL! Gardens of the Galaxy Spring Market! (4/22)🛸✨

Hello Earth, it’s time to explore blossoming quasars, tune into pulsars, and join the constellation of inspiration known as Greenpointer’s Gardens of the Galaxy Spring Market on April 22nd.

This cosmic transmission is calling all creative crafters, makers of food, art, crafts, jewelry, pottery, etc. to apply to be a vendor. Fill out this form to apply!

Like last year’s Earth Celebration Spring Market, we are expecting 3,000+ visitors, a full day of free fun activities, live music, and festive food & drinks, in the beautiful Greenpoint Loft.

Apply to join the Spring Market here!

Deadline to register is March 30th but we start accepting on a rolling basis so the sooner you sign up, the sooner you can secure a spot.

NOTE: Vendor spaces are reserved for local independent makers and small businesses. If you don’t meet this criteria, email [email protected] to learn about sponsorship opportunities and help support local!

Questions? Email Yuka at [email protected]

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Mystical Couture: Elisa Jimenez Designs On the Spot Couture Dresses at Our Market This Sunday 4/9

My darling Greenpointers, I’m so psyched to introduce you all to one of our featured artisans at this Sunday’s market. Elisa Jimenez is an artist and designer with influences on mythology, mysticism, and other magical elements. Her dreamy-meets-sultry-but-powerful creations have been seen on the likes of Courtney Love, Cindy Sherman, Jennifer Connelly, and Melissa Auf Der Maur.

Elisa designed that tank for Courtney Love. Teenage me was majorly obsessed in the 90s.

And, now you can score your own ah-mazing spontaneous couture dress. Read more for some vibrant details on Elisa’s creations, her influences, and her magnificent energy.

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