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12/02/16 3:25pm
Even though the days are a little shorter, Extra Fancy's market will keep the holiday cheer alive. via IG

The days are a little shorter, but Extra Fancy’s market will keep the holiday cheer alive. via IG

In case you thought we were all done announcing winter holiday markets after yesterday’s bonanza of a roundup, we’ve got another one for you, and it features vendors you’re unlikely to have seen anywhere else. If the humdrum Etsy fare just isn’t doing it for you right now, come around back behind Extra Fancy (302 Metropolitan Ave.) in Williamsburg tomorrow, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4 for a cozy little cloisters of jewelry, antiques, wellness products and children’s fashion.

Best of all? Drink specials for our readers! Read on to find out how to knock a few dollars off those Extra Fancy pints you’ll be drinking while you browse. (more…)

10/14/16 12:12pm

Your new work space?

The perfect, affordable office space doesn’t come along that often, especially not in increasingly desirable and popular East Williamsburg. Here’s the perfect spot to consider for your new office space or creative work space. The 2,500-square foot space at 279 Frost St. is available right now at a reduced price of $5,850 per month, plus utilities. It’s got a private entrance, private parking and outdoor storage. Plus, there’s lots of space to use in this brokers protected rental, with up to six rooms, two bathrooms, high ceilings and a kitchen nook. It’s available now, with flexible lease terms. And it’s in a great location, especially if you love popping out for an after work drink, with great bars like Reclamation, One Stop Beer Shop, Basik and many more just around the corner. (more…)

06/16/16 5:32pm
Get a car2go and get on your way going.

Get a car2go and get on your way going.

Summer is here and it’s time to start planning those summer getaways. Rather than planning an expensive weekend far, far away, pack your bags and plan a trip with car2go. When you sign up for car2go, you can take a car for up to 150 miles on your trip before you get charged per mile. If you sign up before June 19th and use code C2G15, you’ll get your membership entirely for FREE instead of the regular $35 one-time fee as well as 15 minutes of FREE drive time. With all of this in mind, there are plenty of great places to go for that quick summer getaway right in your own backyard. (more…)

05/24/16 8:22am
Brooklyn Based's Immersion series comes to Long Island City on June 4.

Brooklyn Based’s Immersion series comes to Long Island City on June 4. Photo by Alison Brockhouse.

Long Island City is the next stop in Brooklyn Based’s Immersion series with Brooklyn Brewery, and like all of their neighborhood Immersions, it will be one of the cheapest days you’ll ever spend in NYC, drinking, eating and shopping.

The Immersion begins at LIC Bar at noon on June 4, where your hosts will be handing out free swag to those who check in before 1pm (and where the Queens Beer Book will be on sale too!). You won’t have to travel far for your next pint, as you head to Gantry Bar & Kitchen to Woodbines to Corner Bistro for all of your free Brooklyn beers (you get four in all). The restaurants where you can redeem your lunch are close and picturesque, too — you can eat in the backyard at L’Inizio, along the waterfront with drop-dead views at Anable Basin Sailing Bar & Grill, or at the new Gantry Bar & Kitchen.

Inside the envelope of “walking around money” you get to spend in Long Island City during the Immersion are bills that guarantee free gifts and discounts on sliders, souffles and other treats, jewelry, vintage finds, snowballs (yes, snowballs), and more goods at places like Sweetleaf, Pink Canary, and the outdoor LIC Flea & Food. The price for four Brooklyn beers, lunch, and all the deals below is just $25. (more…)

03/08/16 2:47pm
Bulleit is coming to Wedding Crashers on Sunday, to soothe every couple’s nerves. Photo: Bulleit Frontier Whiskey

Bulleit is coming to Wedding Crashers on Sunday, to soothe every couple’s nerves. Photo: Bulleit Frontier Whiskey

Remember when we compiled a list of 17 ways to save money on your Brooklyn wedding? Four of the vendors who offered up those ingenious tips are coming to Wedding Crashers, Brooklyn Based’s annual wedding show, this Sunday. We can’t promise that every vendor you meet at The Green Building and 501 Union on March 13 will fit your budget, but with nearly 80 wedding pros on site — including 14 caterers and food trucks — you will definitely walk away inspired (and full. Seriously, just skip brunch.) And if at any point you start to panic at the running total in your head, just belly up to the Bulleit bar for bourbon and rye cocktails to soothe your nerves. (more…)