Happy Friday Greenpointers! The holiday events continue this weekend with the Greencycle Swap at the Leonard Library (81 Devoe St.) on Saturday, and breakfast with Santa at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy (12 Newel St.) on Sunday.
The show runs December 15, 2019 – April 11, 2020, and is free and open to the public. The Faurschou Foundation was started in 2011 by Jens Faurschou, “a Danish collector, art advisor, and philanthropist,” with locations in Copenhagen, Venice, and Beijing. Continue reading →
Set against the twinkling lights of the Manhattan skyline talented indy crafters, yummy food, spice mulled wine and thirst-quenching craft beers tantalized shoppers with delights at every turn. And of course our holiday market wouldn’t be complete without a fun photo booth to capture the holiday spirit. Check here and see if you can spot yourself!
The shining stars of the day were our vendors who dazzled us with their creations. From colorful coasters to chic cement candles and handcrafted baubles, there was something for everyone’s gift list.
When news broke the day after Thanksgiving that the beloved Greenpoint market The Garden had closed after 25 years in the neighborhood, many people reached out to Greenpointers asking what could be done to help the former employees and how to contact them to send their regards.
And while a new grocery store, “Downtown Market,” opened Wednesday at the home of the shuttered Garden with many of the former staff from the prepared foods section, there are other former employees who are not returning to work at the new store for various reasons.
The following is an account of Greenpoint resident Susanna Bertuzzi, who like many former regular customers, cherishes the relationships she and her son had with The Garden’s staff.
Bertuzzi, with the verification of Greenpointers and former Garden staff, set up a local P.O. Box (address below) for customers to send cards, well-wishes and whatever else they would like to give to former employees as a thank you during this holiday season:
This Sunday, December 15th (11AM-7PM) at The A/D/O Shop (29 Norman Ave) Super Market, stock up on gifts for the design lover in your life as well as a few things for yourself this Holiday season! The A/D/O Shop Supermarket features unique giftable objects, prints, as well as limited-edition apparel and artwork from Actual Source, The A/D/O Shop, and select vendors. There will be live screenprinting and Risograph printing throughout the day and complimentary refreshments at The Shop after 1:00 pm. RSVP! [Featured]
♦ Women’s Weekend Film Challenge Fund Raiser @ Wythe Hotel (80 Wythe Ave), 730pm, $50 – $100, Celebrate the 2-year anniversary of Women’s Weekend Film Challenge with a fundraiser screening hosted by Stranger Things’ Catherine Curtin, Buy Tix ♦ THE LIGHTHOUSE @ Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave), 9pm, $15, two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s., Buy Tix ♦☺ Title:Point Presents: Sleeping Car Porters @ The Brick (579 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $20, a pitch black comedy that explores western masculine myth through a phantasmagoria of power, violence, and mystery, Buy Tix ☺ Funhouse Comedy @ Cantina Royal (58 N 3rd St), 8pm, $5, a collective of the best stand-up comics from around the world, Buy Tix
THURSDAY 12/12 –
♦ Green Series: Film Screening: Anthropocene: The Human Epoch @ Leonard Library (81 Devoe St), 630pm, FREE, A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive re-engineering of the planet, RSVP * Outlaw Wrestling @ Our Lady of Mount Carmel Gym (275 N 8th St), 8pm, $25+,LAST PARTY OF THE YEAR! Buy Tix ♫ Dauwd and friends @ Magick City (37 Box St) 8pm, $10, Dauwd, Heathered Pearls, Sekou, w/ Live Visuals by Meshakai Wolf, More Info ♫ Omar Apollo @ Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St), 8pm, $20, Buy Tix
Winter temperatures were once again no obstacle for the Williamsburg sidewalk runway last week. Take a look at the styles spotted by Watching New York on Bedford Ave. for Fashion Sundae Episode 20: Continue reading →