Spreadhouse Coffee offers an “anti-Starbucks” retreat and vegan donuts on the Lower East Side

Spreadhouse Coffee offers an “anti-Starbucks” retreat and vegan donuts on the Lower East Side

The space before Spreadhouse moved in and what it looks like now.

As you might have guessed if you tried to google “Spreadhouse”, Peter and Greg also run a video production company by the same name. The curious mini “house” in the back of the coffee shop

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TONIGHT: Yoga, a Vegan Buffet Dinner and Bike Inspiration at 3B Brooklyn

TONIGHT: Yoga, a Vegan Buffet Dinner and Bike Inspiration at 3B Brooklyn

Our friends over at Get Up and Ride Brooklyn are hosting a dinner + bike party tonight and you’re invited! The event at 3B Brooklyn (136 Lawrence St Brooklyn, NY 11201) will commence with a free yoga class designed specifically for cyclists taught by Lisa

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The Surprising Reason Why New York City Tap Water is Not Vegan (and Possibly Not Kosher)

The Surprising Reason Why New York City Tap Water is Not Vegan (and Possibly Not Kosher)

Happy Water Week NYC everyone! As this annual event showcases the most promising new innovations to solve local and global water issues, we took a closer look at one of our city’s most precious resources – our tasty tap water. New York City tap water has long

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Dr. Cow Opens Flagship Vegan Tree Nut Cheese Shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn!

Dr. Cow Opens Flagship Vegan Tree Nut Cheese Shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn!

Rejoice vegan food connoisseurs! Dairy-free delicacy maker Dr. Cow Tree Nut Cheese recently opened its first New York store in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The shop offers up creamy, animal-free cheeses as well as organic granola, mini vegan cheesecakes,

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Inhabitat Speaks to Amie Hamlin of Coalition for Healthy School Food on Vegetarian Schools and Why Vegan is Healthier

Inhabitat Speaks to Amie Hamlin of Coalition for Healthy School Food on Vegetarian Schools and Why Vegan is Healthier

Most parents try everything they can to make sure their kids eat healthy foods while at home, but what about when they’re at school? Considering that it’s one of the three main meals of the day, what your child has for lunch is a major factor in their development,

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Vaute Couture Sample Sale + Pup Adoption + Vegan Cake!

Vaute Couture Sample Sale + Pup Adoption + Vegan Cake!

Get your vegan coat shopping on while kissing adorable puppies and noshing on vegan cake at Vaute Couture’s weekend sale! The event at Vaute’s flagship store in Brooklyn will feature all of the season’s hottest styles at discounted prices, and you might even

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Jean-Georges Vongerichten to Open Vegan “ABC Home Grown” Restaurant in 2014

Jean-Georges Vongerichten to Open Vegan “ABC Home Grown” Restaurant in 2014

Jean-Georges Veganrichten? NYC veggie-lovers are overjoyed at news that celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is planning to launch a new vegetarian and vegan restaurant this year. The upcoming eatery, which is being called ABC Home Grown, will be Vongerichten’s

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Salad Wheel Cooks Up Tasty Vegan Lunch Options Inside a Former Bushwick Nightclub

Salad Wheel Cooks Up Tasty Vegan Lunch Options Inside a Former Bushwick Nightclub

“I started Salad Wheel to aid the growing need to slow obesity, poor eating and lower income and diverse communities and to overall greaten peoples awareness of simple and healthy good food and beverages,” says Reynolds. The eatery’s name was one that he had

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Bushwick’s Pine Box Rock Shop Vows to Serve Only Plant-Based Vegan Booze

Bushwick’s Pine Box Rock Shop Vows to Serve Only Plant-Based Vegan Booze

We were majorly impressed by the Pine Box Rock Shop’s adaptive reuse from a coffin factory into a neighborhood bar, and now the Bushwick spot has even more earth-friendly news. Going forward, the cozy, wood-clad watering hole has pledged to serve only plant-based,

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Dun-Well Doughnuts Brings Its Old Fashioned Charm & Vegan Sweets to Brooklyn

Dun-Well Doughnuts Brings Its Old Fashioned Charm & Vegan Sweets to Brooklyn

Sure, vegan donuts are available in most organic delis in New York, but most lack flavor, coming only in plain “cake.” Enter Dan Dunbar and Christopher Hollowell, the brains behind Dun-Well (get it? “Dun-Well” is a combination of Dubar and The duo a

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Pine Box Rock Shop Serves Up Vegan Booze in a Sustainably Designed Bushwick Bar

Pine Box Rock Shop Serves Up Vegan Booze in a Sustainably Designed Bushwick Bar

Pine Box may be a vegan joint, but all are welcome. With a club house feel, the bar occupies an old casket factory. The interior is lined with salvaged pine planks, with lodge-like pine benches and tables welcoming larger groups in the back. Local artists

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Vegan Book Swap

Vegan Book Swap

Calling all veggies and friends of animals with dusty, crowded book shelves! Head to LaunchPad in Crown Heights for an afternoon swap of inspiring vegan cookbooks, theory books, how-to dvds, and all other media related to vegetarianism and animal rights. This

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The Cinnamon Snail Lunch Truck is Bringing Its Yummy Vegan Goods to NYC

The Cinnamon Snail Lunch Truck is Bringing Its Yummy Vegan Goods to NYC

New York’s food trucks have reach a new gourmet level in the last few years. Now vegans can rejoice, with the opening of The Cinnamon Snail! Previously only delighting the vegans of New Jersey, The Cinnamon Snail will entice the veg-only palettes of New

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Vegucated Documentary Follows Three Meat-Loving New Yorkers As They Adopt a Vegan Lifestyle

Vegucated Documentary Follows Three Meat-Loving New Yorkers As They Adopt a Vegan Lifestyle

Vegucated follows three very different New Yorkers coming from very different backgrounds. Brian Flegel is a bacon-loving bartender who eats out most of the time; Ellen Mausner is a single mother and stand-up comedian who has little time to cook at home; and

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Vegan Bodega Coming to Manhattan’s Lower East Side!

Vegan Bodega Coming to Manhattan’s Lower East Side!

From vegan ice cream parlors and chocolate shops to vegan pop-up restaurants and high end dining, it’s pretty easy to live a vegan lifestyle in New York City, but if there is one thing that doesn’t make you think “vegan-friendly,” it’s the bodega. But our

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New York City’s First Vegan Pop-Up Restaurant Opening This Friday in the LES!

New York City’s First Vegan Pop-Up Restaurant Opening This Friday in the LES!

In a city filled with pop – up restaurants, food stands, trucks, and a variety of other mobile eating spots, it’s surprising that vegans don’t have a temporary eatery to call their own. But that is about to change, all thanks to the much anticipated opening

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Vegan Spring Shop-Up Market

Vegan Spring Shop-Up Market

The Pine Box Rock Shop is hosting the Vegan Shop-Up, a pop-up market of all the best locally-made, animal-free products. From Dun-Well Doughnuts and free treats from Babycakes to Barry’s Tempeh and kombucha from Mombucha, you can enjoy tasty vegan delights

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Sacred Chow Vegan Bistro

Sacred Chow Vegan Bistro

At Sacred Chow Vegan Bistro, you can count on being served the best local and organic products. They pride themselves on being “100 percent Hardcore,” and eco-friendly, low carbon practices. They source their tropical ingredients from fair-trade and all

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Wild Ginger Pan Asian Vegan Cafe

Wild Ginger Pan Asian Vegan Cafe

The vegan Wild Ginger pleases veg-lovers and carnivores alike. The relaxed atmosphere is perfect for a date-night dinner or a lunch with friends. The classic Asian flavors are fresh and artfully implemented, with a spattering of organic ingredients. Menu highlights

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Vegan’s Delight

Vegan’s Delight

For herbivores in New York, Vegan’s Delight opens up Caribbean cuisine beyond the traditional jerk chicken and goat roti. They offers vegan standard grocery and meal service, with a high degree of purity and animal free cuisine. They transform the beef patty

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EcoPlum Online Boutique Pop-Up at Environment Furniture

EcoPlum Online Boutique Pop-Up at Environment Furniture

EcoPlum, a sustainable e-commerce and media company, will hold its very first pop-up shop at Environment Furniture in New York City. Opening April 16, EcoPlum will showcase eco fashion from its online boutique at the Environment store through Earth

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Spreadhouse Coffee

Spreadhouse Coffee

Spreadhouse Coffee is a new cafe on the Lower East Side serving delicious coffee and vegan-friendly baked goods from Cake Thieves.

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The Seed – Monthly Market Pop-Up

The Seed – Monthly Market Pop-Up

The Seed will be hosting Manhattan’s first and only vegan and plant-based monthly market pop-up on March 14 and 15 between 11 AM and 6 PM at the Altman Building. Vendors are local plant-based, cruelty-free and eco-friendly businesses. Highlighted vendors

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Cafe Grumpy Pet Snuggle and Adoption Afternoon

Cafe Grumpy Pet Snuggle and Adoption Afternoon

Head to Cafe Grumpy’s Lower East Side location on Saturday, February 14th for an afternoon of pet snuggling and adoption. The Sean Casey Animal Rescue will have plenty of cats and dogs on hand for adoption or just some snuggles! Cat paintings by Jess Doutrich,

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Award-winning vegetarian restaurant Dirt Candy reopens at new larger location

Award-winning vegetarian restaurant Dirt Candy reopens at new larger location

After closing the doors to its East Village space last year, chef Amanda Cohen’s award-winning vegetarian oasis, Dirt Candy, reopened at a larger location at 86 Allen Street this week. Known for its menu of imaginative veggie-based dishes, the herbivore

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