* Giglio Opening Night Ceremonies @ North 8th & Havemeyer St, 6pm, FREE, One of the oldest Italian American traditions in America, honoring Nolani patron saint San Paolino, More info
^ Debut Fiction Night @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Jessamyn Hope, Sara Nović, and Tracy O’Neill discuss the experience of writing and publishing their first book-length works, RSVP
* Dancorcism @ Lutheran Church of the Messiah (129 Russell St) 8pm, $15, A one-hour dance party for your soul, with high-energy dance routines, stretching, and meditation, More info
Open House NY, Rothtoberfest, Beatboxing Championships – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/08–10/14)
* Urban Existentialists @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, With Justin Taylor / Brian Morton / David Ryan, RSVP
* Debut @ Knockdown Center (52-19 Flushing Ave) 7:45pm, $35, Merging independent music, contemporary dance theater, and large-scale art installation, Debut tells the story of a group of teenagers who break into an abandoned building on the night of their senior prom, Buy tix
Merry Christmas to everyone – hope you all have a wonderful holiday. I also want to thank all the local shops and websites who participated in the Greenpoint Gift Guide. I got an amazing response from businesses and shoppers alike and I’ve decided to make it a yearly event! Bigger & better next year!
Enjoy your holiday weekend and if you’re staying in The ‘Point like me, here are some options.
Diamond Bar will be OPEN TONIGHT with the fabulous Will Clark behind the bar, CLOSED FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, and RE-OPENING AT 2PM on SUNDAY. Emily will be showing Nightmare Before Christmas at 3pm that day so don’t miss it.
43 Franklin Street
Church of the Ascension are having holiday services tonight at 9pm as they celebrate the eve of the nativity and then Saturday the 25th at 10 am, as they celebrate Christmas day itself.
Church of the Ascension
127 Kent Street
The Bedford has been preparing their Christmas Eve Menu and includes decliciousness like House Made Gnocchi and 28 Day Dry Aged Sirloin. They also have three new amazing cocktails – the Pumpkin Ferry, Bon Pomme, and double shot called the Evil & Good.
110 Bedford Avenue