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

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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 veg-only friends can rejoice because one New Yorker is working hard to change that by opening the city’s first vegan bodega in the Lower East Side. Using the fundraising website IndieGoGo, Eric Hopf, a vegan stay-at-home dad is hoping to raise $15,000 to secure the space, stock the shelves, and open the doors for NYC’s first and only one stop shop for vegan groceries.

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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 establishments, and all of their organic field produce is locally grown. Sacred Chow is certified Kosher-Pareve via the IKC and Tav haYosher, and they make the best gluten-free brownie sundae in town. The cozy atmosphere is perfect for a lunch date or a casual dinner out.

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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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VIDEO: How to Make Velvety Avocado Ice Cream (Without an Ice Cream Maker)

VIDEO: How to Make Velvety Avocado Ice Cream (Without an Ice Cream Maker)

YOU WILL NEED:
- 3 small, ripe avocados (mashed up)
- 1 1/2 cups of whole milk (you can also use coconut milk if you want to make the recipe vegan, but the texture will be a bit more grainy)
- 1 cup of heavy cream (you can also use coconut cream)
- 1/2

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The Seed Experience

The Seed Experience

The Seed invites all who are passionate, curious, or even skeptical about vegan lifestyle. Over two days, Aug 9th & 10th, participants will be pampered with opportunities to nourish their taste buds on various plant-based food from New York’s most popular

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Salvage Supperclub: Would You Dine on Food Scraps in a Dumpster for $50 a Head?

Salvage Supperclub: Would You Dine on Food Scraps in a Dumpster for $50 a Head?

Would you pay $50 to eat food scraps in a dumpster? Grad student Josh Treuhaft’s supper club offered up exquisite culinary creations by chefs from the Natural Gourmet Institute – all made from vegetables bound for the garbage bin. Last month, Treuhaft

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Should Barbecuing Be Banned at This New York City Park?

Should Barbecuing Be Banned at This New York City Park?

BBQing is a favorite summer activity for many New Yorkers, but a small group of Brooklyn residents is calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to ban the practice in Prospect Park. Park Slope resident Daz Ryan recently posted a Change.org petition asking the city

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DIY VIDEO: How to Turn Your Blender into a Magic Bullet-Like Smoothie or Juice Machine

DIY VIDEO: How to Turn Your Blender into a Magic Bullet-Like Smoothie or Juice Machine

You will need:
- a blender
- a mason jar
- your smoothie ingredients (I used melon, apple, pear, locally-grown kale and water for mine)

STEP 1:
Very carefully unscrew the bottom cap of your blender pitcher. Be wary of the fact that the blade will

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Get 50-Percent Off Tickets to Green Festival NYC 2014!

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Get 50-Percent Off Tickets to Green Festival NYC 2014!

Green Festival NYC will take place from April 26-27 (10am-6pm) and will be a marketplace of 300+ green vendors offering up products for every aspect of your life from sustainable fashion to food to design to exercise. Bring your whole family and enjoy vegan

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