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.
It arrives earlier and with more abundance each year—pumpkin-spice season. Flavoring everything, from cookies, to cream cheese, to local beer, to much-maligned-as-of-late pumpkin spice lattes that have become a sure sign of sweater-weather, pumpkin, the faker the better it seems, has become shorthand for fall. While we love actual pumpkin, in soup, curry, pie and even […]
Before the Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club opened in Gowanus, shuffleboard was an activity you associated with Florida retirement homes. Now Royal Palms is one of the hottest spots in South Brooklyn, best known for its sprawling shuffleboard courts, but it also has one of the borough’s most sophisticated cocktail programs. Designed by general manager Tim […]
As much as we love New York City, and as ideal as it is for many things, it is not the best place to enjoy fall foliage and get that taste of the outdoors that even the most seasoned city dwellers need from time to time. Here are two easy trips north where you can […]
October in New York City means the arrival of the CMJ Music Marathon. This year, as always, the list for the five-day music festival is extensive. So extensive, in fact, that you’d probably be well advised to take two or three coffee breaks while scanning the schedule, which features more than 1,300 live performances. Before […]
On an already busy month in New York music-wise (and we’re not just talking about CMJ), indie music fans can expect a lot of bang for their bucks with these two acts, one from Australia and the other from right here in Brooklyn, sharing a bill at Webster Hall next week. Anytime someone mentions Courtney Barnett, […]