Jan. 29: (Williamsburg) Chef Sam Mason teamed up with the Mast Brothers for his fourth Oddfellow’s Ice Cream Co. sundae offering. The result is an $8, uber-decadent, dark-chocolate-dream dessert: Chocolate Chunk ice cream, which sits on top of a bed of chocolate soil and fluffy, chocolate cake. This is topped with homemade chocolate whipped cream, crispy, chocolate beads and drizzled with salted caramel and hot fudge. Grab one this weekend. Your sweet tooth will thank you.
Jan. 29: (Boroughwide) Your days of trolling Craigslist for all the best and cheapest local finds are finished. Nadja Spiegelman’s new site, Curated Craiglist, compiles the city’s best second-hand discoveries for you.
Jan. 30: (Park Slope) Brooklyn is now the second most expensive place to live in America. Gain a better understanding of how we got here and what it means at a panel discussion about gentrification in our fair borough, happening tonight at 6:30pm at P.S. 321.
Jan. 31: (Brooklyn Heights) Your commute for Creme de Corps just got a bit quicker: Kiehl’s opens its first Brooklyn outpost today. The first 50 guests to arrive at 4pm will receive giftcards worth anywhere from $10–$1,000. Kiehl’s, 124 Montague Street (at Henry St.); 718-422-7747
Feb. 1: (Williamsburg) Get fit this Saturday at Videology‘s Suzanne Somers Workout Party. You’re invited to wear your bright spandex exercise gear, enjoy drink specials, and win prizes while 1-ing and 2-ing along to the most motivational exercise video ever: Jazzercise. The workout is free and starts at 5pm.
Feb. 4 (Greenpoint) A new writing workshop just relocated to Greenpoint last month. The 13th Floor is a fusion project between local writers and artist and tattooist, Steven Avalos of Evil and Love Tattoo, who together create a “completely immersive, artistic experience for creative writers” on Tuesday nights.