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Naturally Inspired: Locavore Restaurant Opens on Classon


Alice’s Arbor (549 Classon Ave off Fulton St) – a bar and restaurant with adjoining gourmet market – offers a warm and comfortable atmosphere featuring recycled and re-purposed natural materials in its décor. The gourmet market will feature fresh produce from local farms, artisanal American cheeses and cured meats, soups, sandwiches and salads, organic packaged goods […]

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Make Your Thanksgiving Local: Hattie’s End of Season Harvest


Season Closing Ceremony and Celebration November 20th, 2011 Hattie Carthan After Church Market 49 Van Buren St. Begins 3pm ________________________________             The Hattie Carthan “After Church” Market will be having a Big Celebration for their end of season harvest! Bring the kids, they’ll be youth farm tour and cooking demo. And […]

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Bed-Stuy meet Bed-Vyne, Your One-stop Shop for Affordable Palatable Wine.


^Check out the video^ Winter is creeping up on us. Be prepared with a bottle of Shiraz. The owners of Bed-Vyne Wine set out to create a beautiful wine shop in the heart of Bed-Stuy that caters to everyday residents. We suggest you pop on in and pursue their excellently curated collection. The names of […]

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Bed-Stuy Food and Family Day 2011


Check out the Bed-Stuy Food and Family Day, Saturday October 1st. It will be a day full of FREE healthy food, fun exercise demonstrations, local farm tours, free medical and nutrition talks and more. From 9:30AM – 4:00PM, come down to Restoration Plaza at 1368 Fulton Street to check out the series of events: One […]

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2nd Annual New England Style Lobster Dinner for Imani Garden


This will be a repeat of last year’s fantastic New England Style lobster dinner fund raiser to support the work of Imani Garden.  On Saturday, October 8th, The Imani Garden Volunteer team will be steaming lobster outdoors on a bed of seaweed along with fresh corn on the cob.  They are getting the lobsters fresh from Maine the […]

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Rebirth Poetry Jam – Bushbaby Lounge


Bushbaby, one of our local gems, has been offering a multitude of events since they opened a few years ago. Adam Reichardt, one of our contributors, was lucky enough to catch their open-mic night on April 30, 2011 and turn it into a really cool piece: For more information about Bushbaby Tea House, check out their facebook page […]

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Get your green on: Hattie Carthan “After Church” Farmers’ Market


The brand new Hattie Carthan “After Church” Farmers’ Market is now open every Sunday through November 20th, from 1:00PM-6:00PM. At the Sunday market, which had its grand opening July 31st, community residents are able to purchase locally grown food, learn about food justice, growing food and herbs, and how to prepare healthy food. But this market is bringing Bed-Stuy […]

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Bed-Stuy’s Summer “Playstreets” Series


For those into urban gardening and general community events in Bed-Stuy, it may be of no surprise that the Hattie Carthan Community Garden is one of the best educational and cultural community centers in Brooklyn. Since 1991, Hattie Carthan has provided 45 plots to local residents and acted as a gathering space to share skills, […]

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The Good Food Revolution: Will Allen to Speak with Bed-Stuy


Bed-Stuy is undergoing a Food Revolution – and you can be a part of it! Next weekend, Brooklyn Rescue Mission is throwing a food, equity, and agriculture event on July 21, 22, and 23. Good Food Revolution leader Will Allen of Milwaukee’s Growing Power will be speaking and educating Bed-Stuy urban farmers, foodies, and everyone in between about how to set […]

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Our city runs on coffee.


hot water  +  beans  =  successful day But you already knew that. That’s why you get your coffee every day before you hop on the train, bike, or bus to go to work. Hot or iced, it gets your fuzzy brain pumped up and your eyes open and alert. So I know how excited you […]

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