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.
Sometimes I lie awake at night thinking of eating an entire crack pie from Momofuko Milk Bar or One Girl Cookies’ vanilla cake with raspberry jam filling and delectable buttercream. But when it comes to my son and his upcoming 5th birthday, he’s not as impressed with the gourmet sweets. In fact, the cake tasting is not even part […]
According to The The New York Times, 39 million iPhone 6s have been sold so far, and while I know plenty of iPhonephiles eagerly awaiting their new phone (or who have one in hand after waiting in line at the Apple Store) no one I know has bought a protective case. The problem with iPhone cases […]
Dear Holly, I own a small construction company here in Brooklyn. I often sub contract services so I’m constantly negotiating and managing contracts. I can honestly say that I hate to negotiate, and that it’s probably the most challenging part of my job. Do you have any advice on how I can become a better […]
I can spend 25 minutes scrolling through movies on Netflix and Amazon, feeling totally overwhelmed by everything I haven’t seen, while not really spotting anything I want to commit to watching. It’s a common affliction. Similarly, I can look at my to-read shelf (yes, it’s an entire shelf) of books and simultaneously want to read […]
With just over a week left ’til Oct. 31, Halloween is already creeping into the calendar, threatening to eclipse perfectly unspooky events like the CMJ Music Marathon, that annual showcase for new music across hundreds of NYC venues. We’ve winnowed the 1300-band lineup down to 15 bands to check out. On Saturday, you can […]