Do Your Last Minute Christmas Shopping Today at Brooklyn Craft Central’s Holiday Market

Do Your Last Minute Christmas Shopping Today at Brooklyn Craft Central’s Holiday Market

The BKCC hand-picked the designers featured in this year’s fair, which is carefully curated to bring the best in gift ideas. With many handmade, sustainable, and eco-friendly pieces, the Holiday Market is a one-stop-shop to not only support local small businesses,

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Brooklyn Night Bazaar Brings Life to Spacious Williamsburg Warehouse

Brooklyn Night Bazaar Brings Life to Spacious Williamsburg Warehouse

As the pop-up design movement grows, it seems perfectly logical that Broudo would call upon Ken Farmer to join the team. A member of DoTank: Brooklyn, Farmer is more about taking action than talking even if things happen at an experimental level. He has seen

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Brooklyn Lyceum Holiday Market

Brooklyn Lyceum Holiday Market

If you’re still looking for that perfect gift, head to the Brooklyn Lyceum Holiday Market this weekend to shop the 55+ incredible local vendors. The first 50 shoppers from 11-12 and 6-7 each day will receive a gift bag. Even if you’ve finished all your shopping,

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Brooklyn Night Bazaar Warehouse

Brooklyn Night Bazaar Warehouse

In October, local merchants and artists decided to put a new spin on the outdoor experience by creating theBrooklyn Night Bazaar, an evening of outdoor shopping, culture, art, food, and music at the Dekalb Market in downtown Brooklyn. The evening was such

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ISA is a Sustainably Designed Brooklyn Eatery with a Primitive Modern Twist by Taavo Somer

ISA is a Sustainably Designed Brooklyn Eatery with a Primitive Modern Twist by Taavo Somer

Somer began the design process about two years ago when he dreamed of crafting the space, a former home, with his own hands. Inspired by his family’s Estonian background and DIY mentality, he soon realized he could call upon his many talented friends to help

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Brooklyn Craft Central Holiday Market

Brooklyn Craft Central Holiday Market

The 4th Annual Brooklyn Craft Central Holiday Market is happening at Littlefield on December 17th and 18th. There will 65 designers in all, with each day hosting a completely different group of vendors, giving you the perfect reason to go both days!
Admission

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Brooklyn Collective Holiday Event

Brooklyn Collective Holiday Event

Join Brooklyn Collective as they toast the holidays and celebrate over 40 new collections by local artists and designers — perfect for holiday gift shopping! Complementary cocktails will be served throughout the evening. Plus there will be special musical

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Brooklyn’s Open Source Gallery Winterizes With Low Cost, Sustainable Design

Brooklyn’s Open Source Gallery Winterizes With Low Cost, Sustainable Design

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Two New Sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park to Break Ground Next Month!

Two New Sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park to Break Ground Next Month!

Construction is set to begin in January on the latest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park that will be both family and eco-friendly! A 400-foot long pedestrian bridge, three new playing fields, and an additional picnic area will be ready in time for the summer

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Proposals for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Development Are Green All Over

Proposals for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Development Are Green All Over

The 2005 plan for the Brooklyn Bridge Park mandated that the park be self sustaining financially. In a move to make that a reality, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) sent out the Pier 1 Hotel & Residential Development Request for Proposal (RFP)

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BLDG 92 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Opens its LEED Platinum-Seeking Doors to the Public

BLDG 92 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard Opens its LEED Platinum-Seeking Doors to the Public

BLDG 92 was originally constructed in 1857 by T.U. Walter, the same architect who designed the cast iron dome of the Capitol building. It served as domestic quarters within the Navy Yard. While much of the inside of the building was gutted, the original shell

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Brooklyn Bowl to Host Local TEDx Conference This Friday, December 2

Brooklyn Bowl to Host Local TEDx Conference This Friday, December 2

You won’t need your bowling shoes at Brooklyn Bowl this weekend. The state of the art green complex known to host everything from concerts to movie nights will be presenting a day of TEDx talks this Friday, December 2nd, featuring the most innovative and brilliant

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JDS Architects Design Wild Warehouse Space for December Brooklyn Night Bazaar

JDS Architects Design Wild Warehouse Space for December Brooklyn Night Bazaar

New Yorkers love their outdoor markets. From farmers and fleas to the seasonal holiday markets, shopping is never more fun than when transformed into an all-day alfresco activity. Last month, local merchants and artists decided to put a new spin on the outdoor

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Built In Brooklyn Market Day at LaunchPad

Built In Brooklyn Market Day at LaunchPad

Start your holiday shopping at the Built in Brooklyn market at LaunchPad in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Featuring products by vendors working in Brooklyn, the market sells art, clothing, food, drinks, and a slew of other great products made by local artisans.

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By Brooklyn

By Brooklyn

By Brooklyn celebrates all things Brooklyn by selling only goods that are made and produced right in the borough. The one-stop Brooklyn shop sells everything from Brooklyn Brine pickles and Anarchy in a Jar jams to t-shirts, stationary, lotions and jewelry

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Net-Zero Shipping Container Energy Center Opens at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Net-Zero Shipping Container Energy Center Opens at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Nearly every piece used to construct the center is seeing its second life. The 40 foot long shipping containers and windows are all recycled, and the steel doors and awnings were cut out from the containers themselves. Benches are being built out of massive

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North Brooklyn’s Eat Restaurant Serves Locally-Sourced Food & Highlights the Handmade

North Brooklyn’s Eat Restaurant Serves Locally-Sourced Food & Highlights the Handmade

Owner Jordan Colón established Eat in 2006 with a very open mind. Originally a record store and coffee shop, the establishment has since evolved into a cozy eatery run by the Colón family and several friends. Jordan is one of five brothers and a sister who

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New Bee Species Discovered in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden!

New Bee Species Discovered in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden!

photo Jason Gibbs/Cornell University

The bees of the world may be in danger of disappearing, but New York City now has its very own. Officially named “Lasioglossum gotham,” a new bee species has been discovered in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden! The

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The DIY-Spirited Art Party Launches Tomorrow at The Boiler in Brooklyn

The DIY-Spirited Art Party Launches Tomorrow at The Boiler in Brooklyn

With so many economic challenges, The Art Party serves to offer peaceful alternatives that support creativity and social programs. A critical component involves incorporating resourcefulness and environmental consciousness into daily life. The group celebrates

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Bivouac New York is a Sky-High Campsite Atop a Brooklyn Warehouse

Bivouac New York is a Sky-High Campsite Atop a Brooklyn Warehouse

The project first came about when Stevenson observed that while New York City’s streets and buildings were densely populated, bustling locations, its rooftops still offered vast quantities of untouched, often serene open space. A large-scale installation artist

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Parsons DESIS Lab Explores Social & Sustainable Activism in North Brooklyn

Parsons DESIS Lab Explores Social & Sustainable Activism in North Brooklyn

At Inhabitat, we believe that good design can change the world — and we’re not alone in our quest to make this happen. Parsons the New School for Design was founded on this same idea, and today the institution is at the forefront of design thinking and education.

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Oppenheim’s LEED Platinum Williamsburg Hotel Will Rise 440 Feet in North Brooklyn

Oppenheim’s LEED Platinum Williamsburg Hotel Will Rise 440 Feet in North Brooklyn

Each vertical layer of the 440 foot tower is meant to echo one element of the neighborhood. The shortest portion blends with the architecture of the area, the second is matched with the dome of the nearby bank, and the tallest emulates the Williamsburg Bridge.

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PHOTOS: Historic Jane’s Carousel Opens At Brooklyn Bridge Park in a Jean Nouvel Pavilion

PHOTOS: Historic Jane’s Carousel Opens At Brooklyn Bridge Park in a Jean Nouvel Pavilion

Built in 1922 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, the carousel was part of Idora Park in Youngstown, Ohio. When the park shut down in the early ’80s, the carousel was destined to be dismantled and sold off in pieces at an auction in 1984. But Jane and her

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Ghouls and Gourds at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Ghouls and Gourds at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Show off your costume, carouse with colossal puppets, make raucous rhythms, and shake your bag o’ bones at Brooklyn’s wackiest costume parade at the Botanic Gardens! Other entertainment offerings include a variety of Halloween-themed workshops and readings

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Brooklyn Grange is the World’s Largest Rooftop Farm!

Brooklyn Grange is the World’s Largest Rooftop Farm!

The second growing season is in full swing for the rooftop urban farmers at Brooklyn Grange. Located atop a six-story 1919 warehouse, the 40,000 square foot organic rooftop farm is believe to be the largest of its kind in the world!

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