This Spring Is Going To Be Craftacular!

April 23, 2008 by
Filed under: Greenpoint Magic, Williamsburg 

Follows are a few art-related event coming up in north Brooklyn!

First up, Artwalking is slated to open in Williamsburg this upcoming Sunday, April 27 at 2:00 p.m. Matt Silver (of relays the deets:

ARTWALKING: Bedford Ave. An invitational exhibition featuring over thirty storefront installations between North 3rd and North 9th on Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. A marriage of ART + COMMERCE creating a bridge to a Williamsburg neighborhood in transition from a new generation of store owners to an artist community over twenty five years old. Over thirty Brooklyn-based artists have created storefront installations often in collaboration with respective store owners. There will also be an array of amazing street performers. The curators are Larry Walczak and Donna Kessinger.

For more details about this and other upcoming events check out Eyewash Art Gallery’s web site.

Next up, Bust Magazine will be conducting its “Spring Fling Craftacular” right here in Greenpoint! Here is their press release:

You are cordially invited to BUST Magazine’s first ever Spring Fling Craftacular in Brooklyn!

Sponsored by The Frisky, the BUST Spring Fling Craftacular will feature over 50 of the most unique and talented crafters from across the country offering the very best in handmade wares. But BUST¹s Spring Fling Craftacular is not just another craft fair, it is also an all-day party with an entire room set aside for dancing and mingling. BUST Craftacular DJs will put the spring in your step, spinning all your favorite jams from the Œ90s all day and into the night for a prom-themed dance.

While shopping, be sure to grab your date and strike a pose at the famous BUST Craftacular photo studio, sponsored by, and also spruce up your gear at Janome¹s make-your-own corsage booth. Plus, The Frisky’s star astrosexologist, Kiki T will be on hand to take questions and dish cosmic dirt on your love life. Every attendee at the Spring Fling Craftacular is entered into the BUST Spring Fling Craftacular raffle that includes over $2000 worth of prizes, including a Magnolia 7330 sewing machine from Janome! In addition, the first 250 shoppers will also score a BUST Craftacular goodie bag packed with swag and prizes!

DATE: Sunday, April 27 from 11 am to 9 pm

LOCATION: The Warsaw in Williamsburg Greenpoint, Brooklyn
261 Driggs Avenue, L Train to Bedford Avenue stop G train Nassau Avenue stop

The fine ladies at Bust might be a little fuzzy with their geography, but I have no doubt they have cooked up one very fun event. Check it out!

Last up, Cafe Grumpy will be hosting its latest Arts & Crafts Affair next Sunday, May 4th, from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Cafe Grumpy
193 Meserole Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11222

For more information about this event shoot the fine folks at Cafe Grumpy an email at:

theheartsandcraftsaffair (at) hotmail (dot) com

And that is all she wrote!

Miss Heather


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