Tag Archives: Carroll Gardens

Brooklyn Holiday Bazaar at 501 Union | December 8th


On December 8, 2013 between 11am – 6pm, head over to the beautiful 501 Union venue (501 Union Street, Carroll Gardens) for all of your gift-giving needs.

Over thirty hand-picked local artisans (curated by Brooklyn Makers) will be on site selling clothing, jewelry, accessories, stationery, bath and beauty products, gourmet food products and much more.

Turn a stressful chore into a fun holiday experience. Warm up and sample coffee from the Fairway Market Coffee Corner. Get crafty at the Brooklyn ARTery DIY workshop corner. The community arts space offers one-of-a-kind affordable and fine quality merchandise and they also offer classes for kids and adults. December 8 they’ll be offering a multitude of workshops to sharpen your skills in jewelry-making with beads and wire, kitchen pharmacy, purple sushi-making, paper-making,  jewelry from recycled materials,  and toy design for kids. Sip specialty cocktails. The recently opened 4,000 sq ft event and social club space, will be offering two bars serving hand-crafted cocktails unique to this event. Sample delicious bites from food purveyors.

Enjoy eclectic tunes from Nutritious, who will keep you in the groove while you schmooze, booze and shop!

December 8th from 11am – 6pm
501 Union, Carroll Gardens Brooklyn


Recap: Brooklyn Shaken & Stirred 2013 | The Village Voice


They came, they drank, they ate, and they listened to some rocking Michael Jackson tunes spun by DJ Nutritious. (Yes, really, a DJ named Nutritious at a food event. Almost too much.) This year’s Brooklyn Shaken & Stirred event, hosted by Brooklyn Exposed in the white-washed brick space of The Green Building in Carroll Gardens, was a raucous gathering of Brooklyn restauranteurs, spirits-makers, and food enthusiasts.

“There’s way more booze here than last year, and much less food,” said Greenhook Ginsmiths proprietor Steven DeAngelo, hinting that it was likely to be a tipsy evening for all involved. Table after table served stirred and shaken cocktails, some crafted by restaurants and others made by the distilleries themselves…

Read the rest of the Village Voice review of Brooklyn Shaken & Stirred: http://blogs.villagevoice.com/forkintheroad/2013/10/recap_brooklyn_shaken_and_stirred.php

Check out photos from the event over at Brooklyn Exposed: http://brooklynexposed.com/photo-gallery/scenes-from-shaken-stirred/#!prettyPhoto

Brooklyn Exposed Print Launch Party | June 4th



After three years of providing you with information about Brooklyn’s dining, shopping, nightlife, the arts and local events scenes, Brooklyn Exposed is proud to announce its expansion to print publication!

On Tuesday, June 4 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. you’re invited to celebrate with us at our launch party: Eat, Drink, Shop, Play BK.

You’ll spend the evening sampling delicious snacks, sipping tasty cocktails, guzzling beer, shopping for stylish pieces and playing all night long. You and your friends will hang out at the fancy Green Building in Carroll Gardens, dancing to eclectic and funky tunes by Nutritious.

Brooklyn Gin, Pabst Blue Ribbon, San Pellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverage and White Pike Whiskey will provide free drinks. Enjoy complimentary snacks from Oaxaca Tacos, The Brooklyn Salsa Company and Robicelli’s. Fancy-up your wardrobe by shopping for unique pieces from Fetish Authentic (be sure to swing by the table and say hello to Ms. Wilder), Lavai Maria and Barbara Campbell Accessories, and don’t forget to strike a pose in the Majestic Photo Booth.

On top of all of that, you’ll be treated to an exclusive preview of the Summer 2013 issue! What else? Be one of the first 50 people to arrive and snag a gift bag from Babeland.

Come dressed in your fanciest party duds, and be ready for an evening of Eating, Drinking, Shopping and Playing in BK!

Brooklyn Exposed | Lots of Pouring Action at Our Inaugural Brooklyn Shaken & Stirred [Photo Gallery]

“The long anticipated Brooklyn Shaken & Stirred took place this past Tuesday night at Carroll Garden’s beautiful Green Building…local spirits, beer and wine companies shook, stirred and poured creative cocktails.  Local restaurants were also on site offering food samples to help guest soak up the downing of libations. Guest were also treated to the eclectic sounds of DJ Nutritious…” For more photos: http://brooklynexposed.com/photo-gallery/lots-of-pouring-action-at-our-inaugural-brooklyn-shaken-stirred

Time Out New York | Brooklyn Shaken & Stirred Oct. 2nd

“Booze-soaked jamboree…from standout drink dens…taste your way through the borough’s local spirits…wines…beers…snacks from local purveyors; brownies, braised pork shoulder, chipotle BBQ and miso caramel…DJ Nutritious will spin electronic-dance tunes while the crowd explores Brooklyn’s…offerings.”

via Time Out New York: http://www.timeout.com/newyork/food-drink/brooklyn-shaken-stirred