This Saturday, show some love for Greenpoint at Greenpointers‘ Annual Valentine’s Day Market at From The Source. It’s Valentine’s shopping made easy with 40+ local vendors, a bar with sexy drinks and snacks (oooh la la!), and a lovey dovey photo booth. Vendors include Miss Havisham’s Vintage, Long Play Coasters, Kill Devil Hill, Cake Hero and more. Refreshments will be provided by Cafe Grumpy, Brooklyn Brewery, Dandelion Wine, Boylan Soda, Oven.ly and Pie Corps. Early bird shoppers will be treated to a free Greenpointers tote bag, and first dibs on the goods. And contribute to Greenpointers’ writers’ fund by entering their $5 raffle to win tons of cool prizes from Paulie Gee, Word, In God We Trust, The Richardson, Black Rabbit and more. So, what are you doing Saturday again? Check out this online preview for some of what you can expect.
The Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum (the last hurrah before the museum moves downtown) is four floors of surprises and astonishing sights. The artist is quoted in the museum’s family guide as saying, “If you follow your own interests, it can take you to a very magical place.” And with the blink of […]
We’re excited, and a little sad, to announce the fourth and final Brooklyn Based-Brooklyn Brewery Immersion of 2014: Saturday, Oct. 11 in Prospect Heights. It’s been an excellent Immersion season, drinking and eating our way through the South Slope, Greenpoint and Bushwick, and we can’t wait to spend the day hanging out on Vanderbilt Avenue. […]
It’s not just high-profile albums that are dropping this fall–there are more than a few memoirs from and biographies of musicians coming out this fall. We’ve tallied 16 and counting here. With the success of critically-acclaimed books by Patti Smith and Keith Richards, there have been plenty of recent tomes from from and about artists […]
Famous Nathan, a recent documentary by Lloyd Handwerker explores the history of a very special restaurant: a little family-owned hot dog joint on the Coney Island boardwalk. Founded in 1916 by a hardworking Jewish immigrant named Nathan Handwerker (the director’s grandfather) Nathan’s Famous was a neighborhood hub throughout much of the twentieth century, flourishing even […]
Holly Howard is our go-to business consultant. She’s helped countless small businesses in Brooklyn and beyond (including us here at Brooklyn Based) with her expertise and know-how. This summer, in an unprecedented program, 10 small businesses in Red Hook, Brooklyn have come together to work as a community to grow their businesses through Holly’s From Artisan to Entrepreneur® Business […]