Beacon’s Closet is having a huge sale this month

Your favorite, pricey North Brooklyn thrift shop is having a sale Feb 27 & 28th. And it’s news because it never happens! Mark your calendar and go shop:

Participating locations are Greenpoint (74 Guernsey Street) and Bushwick (23 Bogart Street), as well as the Manhattan location (10 W. 13th St.). Just don’t try Park Slope, as they’re not part of the sweet deal. [Read more…]

FREEwilliamsburg reviews CMJ 2015

CMJ Solids Cake Shop

The 35th annual CMJ Music Marathon – aka everyone’s best chance to burn through their remaining sick days by year’s end – took place last week and as always, the FREEwilliamsburg team was on hand taking in the sights and, more importantly, the sounds of the five day festival. Here’s what we took away from it all, aside from raging head colds.

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Saturday: an in-store event with Adina Grigore, plus discounts and free consultations at Brooklyn Groove



Make your skin clean, calm and happy!

“If you’re like most women, you’ve been on a never-ending quest for perfect skin — or even just good skin — since adolescence. It’s frustrating pursuit to say the least, filled with one disappointing (and expensive) miracle solution after another. Why is it so hard to get good skin?” [Read more…]

Bushwick Flea coming to Bushwick next month


If you’re sick of the tourists and crowds at Brooklyn Flea, good news. Bushwick Flea is coming in April:

Bushwick Flea will debut next month on a lot at the corner of Wyckoff and Willoughby avenues featuring more than 35 vendors, with a focus on vintage clothing and jewelry, said founder Rob Abner.

Abner and several other Brooklyn Flea vendors decided to start their own market after deciding the well-known Williamsburg market had gotten “very big and very touristy,” Abner said.

The Bushwick Flea will have room for 50 vendors and will run every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

More information at

Free manicures and organic skin care workshop this weekend at Brooklyn Groove



Warm up the winter and start your Valentine’s Day celebrations a week early. What better time to show yourself a little love than now — which is why we are inviting you to our next event. We want you to feel inspired with new, healthy discoveries. [Read more…]

Shopping Alert: Made in Brooklyn Holiday Market & American Field coming next week



During the weekend of November 22, Industry City is hosting two events that celebrate American-made goods:

American Field, a pop-up celebration of American makers, artists, and craftsmen, is a who’s-who of American makers, and features vendors like American Trench and Shinola.

Steps away is the Made in Brooklyn Holiday Market, curated by WantedDesign and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, featuring home furnishings, lighting, housewares, accessories, artisanal foods, and gifts made in our borough.

Visit both events at 274 36th Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. For more information visit Industry City.

This Saturday: celebrate Brooklyn Groove’s birthday with free facials, discounts and more



Celebrate our store’s birthday! Try our organic and natural cosmetics, all free of toxic chemicals. On Saturday November 15th we will offer free mini-facials from 12pm to 3pm. We will also host special beauty industry guest, Rachel Winard, the founder of the natural cosmetics line Soapwalla. Dearest customers, this is our big day and we want to thank you all for supporting us this past year! Because of you, we are now carrying an amazing collection of natural, non-toxic products — many can only be found locally at our store. From RMS Beauty, an amazing makeup line based on raw coconut oil, to the best working natural deodorant made by Soapwalla, we have an broad selection from which to choose. And on Saturday at 4pm Rachel Winard will talk about her organic cosmetics line. She quit her corporate job to develop organic skin care products — all initially created in the kitchen of her home — and has since transformed them into a successful natural product line. Learn more here.

See you on Saturday!
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Flea Market Betty: Williamsburg’s newest open air market



Grand Opening July 5th, sign-up to be a vendor.

Set one block South of Metropolitan Avenue at 87 Havemeyer Street, Flea Market Betty is soon to be Williamsburg’s newest outdoor boutique market. Featuring more than 60 vendors as well as pop-up shops.

Come shop and mingle with some of New York’s trendiest designers and independent retailers. Be sure to also check out our food vendors at Williamsburg’s newest destination.

Flea Market Betty will become a shopping experience that reflects the true soul of the Williamsburg lifestyle.

The market will run Saturday’s and Sundays from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM beginning on July 5th.

Now accepting applications for new Vendors and Pop-Up Shops.

Flea Market Betty: 87 Havemeyer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone: 718.306-4066; Web: