Colored Girls Hustle Marketplace

The Colored Girls Hustle Marketplace is a curated pop-up shopping experience featuring women of color artists and makers. The marketplace is slated to run monthly throughout the summer and the second installment of the summer series will be Sunday July 15th 2018. A dozen women of color vendors will be selling handmade cards, crystals, candles, jewelry, clothing, accessories, head wraps, skin care products, hair care products, herb infused beverages, and more. This event is free and open to the public. Featured vendors selected to participate in the July 15th CGH Marketplace include:
Cards by De, ZingaZow, Forever Wild Organics, Obeah Woman Brewing Company, Just KEEBS , The Homegirl Box, Hoodoo Hussy, Between Earth and Sky,, IceStorm_Beauties, Colored Girls Hustle, and more.


GimletFest is the best of Gimlet Media brought to life in a two-day festival. Podcast fans will have the opportunity to connect with one another while checking out live tapings and special events from the teams behind some of Gimlet’s most popular shows. Programming includes: Crimetown (with a special sneak peek at season 2), The Habitat, Heavyweight, The Nod (with special guest Wyatt Cenac), The Pitch, Science Vs, Story Pirates, and the show that started it all, StartUp. In addition, Gimlet’s Alex Blumberg will sit down with special guest Julie Snyder (Serial, S-Town) for an in-depth conversation about storytelling. Gimlet’s Scripted Fiction team (the minds behind Sandra and Homecoming) will also present a live table read of a never-before-heard episode that’s being workshopped to potentially become Gimlet’s next big hit series.

House of Bricks

HOUSE OF BRICKS is a rip-roaring comedy show hosted by your three best friends Hannah Boone, Brandon Ream and Gideon Hambright. The second Friday of every month they bring out their absolute favorite comedians to tell jokes, party and have an all around good time. It’s the most fun you’ll ever have in Brooklyn, put together by the nicest people you’ll ever meet. This month we’re excited to feature: Ben Wasserman (MTV), Saurin Choksi (FUSE TV), Cara Weinberger (REDUCTRESS), and Andrea Allan (KEITH AND THE GIRL). Come out and enjoy some free comedy with $4 select drafts during the show!

Watson Adventures’ Skyline at Sunset Scavenger Hunt in Brooklyn Heights

Join Watson Adventures on a unique scavenger hunt for adults in Brooklyn! For the best views of Manhattan and the harbor, you have to go to Brooklyn Heights. As your team explores its streets, you’ll discover movie locations, famous writers’ homes, baseball landmarks, Underground Railroad stops, and a Revolutionary battleground—all in the city’s most beautiful neighborhood. The game climaxes on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, with a breathtaking 180 degree view of the Manhattan skyline, the Brooklyn Bridge and the harbor with the Statue of Liberty. Come discover a neighborhood that is one of the city’s best-kept secrets.

Opening reception, “Shapes” exhibition


Painting, sculpture and drawing by Nicholas Battis, Katherine Davis, Claude Gould and George Gould

May 19 – June 10, 2018
Reception, May 19, 5 – 8 PM

Gallery Four Eighty
480 Sixth Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(Between 11th and 12th St. Park Slope)

Gallery hours:
Friday, 4 – 7 PM
Saturday and Sunday, 2 – 7 PM

Galleries nearby:


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FAD Market is a roving Fashion, Art and Design marketplace that travels seasonally to unique venues in Brooklyn. This spring, in celebration of NYCxDesign, FAD Market takes up residence at the Romanesque Revival building of Brooklyn Historical Society to present over 45 thoughtfully curated designers. Join us for a special showcase of locally designed handcrafted goods—from tableware and textiles, to fashion and accessories; discover the best up-and-coming designers from the city and beyond. Visit for more details. Free admission.

FAD Market: Mother’s Day Pop-up

Discover local designers and shop handcrafted goods at FAD Market—a roving Fashion, Art and Design pop-up marketplace that travels seasonally to unique venues in the vibrant borough of Brooklyn. This Mother’s Day, FAD Market presents a specially curated selection of over 55 independent designer makers at the newly opened City Point in Downtown Brooklyn. Browse art, jewelry, apparel, bath and body care, tableware and home furnishings; pick out a gift for mom or make a day of it with the whole family. Afterwards, grab a bite at the famed DeKalb Market Hall or head to the nearby Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) for a spot of culture. Visit for more details.