12/01/16 3:25pm
Get your hoilday kicks, en croute, at the 'Shwick.

Get your hoilday kicks, en croute, at the ‘Shwick.

Holidays also mark the peak season of DIY, and people are scouring staples like Etsy and Pinterest to see what they can make, bake, gift or thrift for the upcoming holidays. If you are lacking inspiration needed to get those creative juices flowing, (because hey, aren’t we all) or if you just want a quick one-stop shop for all of your holiday shopping, head to your nearest holiday market.

Oh, what’s that? You need help finding one that close to you? As per usual, we’ve got you covered, with the borough’s finest in local gifts and crafts–enough to make even a scrooge splurge. (more…)

paul auster

Here is a man who looks ready for Christmas. via Facebook

Looking for that one original copy of Last Exit to Brooklyn or perhaps The Necronomicon? Do you have a friend who just goes nuts over rare and vintage books? Well then you guys should head to the Old Stone House this weekend for the Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair, which will feature a huge collection of rare, vintage and out-of-print books being sold by some of Brooklyn’s best independent booksellers. Plus Paul Auster, legendary man of cheer as you can see above, will be reading Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story. (more…)