vintageManhattan Vintage Clothing Sale

Fri. 02/6 |  1pm - 8pm | Sat. 02/7 | 11am - 6pm @ Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street (Between 6th & 7th Aves), Manhattan Manhattan Vintage Clothing Show is New York's premier vintage clothing shopping event. An extraordinary selection, from 80 top vintage clothing dealers, highlight this two-day shopping extravaganza that draws designers, stylists, celebrities, and the fashion-smart world-wide. Come shop the collection that 100 years of design built. Discover high styles from the last century that inspire today's fashion trends. Be stylish, find your own style, shop vintage. Tickets are $15

helpsyChoices Conference: How Everyday Decisions Can Make a Lasting Impact

Sat. 02/07 | 11 am to 7 pm @ The New School, 55 West 13th Street, Room I202 Join the Sustainable Cities Club of The New School and business leaders of Wyndham hotels, Jones Lang Lasalle, Telepan restaurant and EcoCult friend Rachel of Helpsy fashion to discuss where New York City stands as a sustainable city, what opportunities exist to fill a market demand and how we form municipal policies to increase the City’s sustainability and resiliency. Free with RSVP

bazaarBazaar Love

Sat. 02/07 and Sun. 02/08 | 12 to 6 pm @ 250 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn The first annual Valentine’s Day pop up market will have all New York City-based artists and creators that either make their goods by hand, or manufacture products locally. Find vday-themed gifts from EcoCult faves like Daisy & ElizabethRed Hook Winery, and Kings County Distillery. More info.

kallioKallio Valentine's Pop-Up

Thru 02/14 | 12-7 Mon. - Sat. | 12 - 5 Sun. @ 226 South 1st Street This week long event will feature local, sustainably minded designers, offering you a curated, one-stop shop to purchase meaningful, high-quality gifts for friends and family—be they locally sourced, handcrafted, recycled, or upcycled. Pick up gifts from EcoCult faves Antidote, Brooklyn Makers, DLC, DomelsmithFengShui, GammaFolk, Kordal / Najla Lingerie, NettieKent, and Study NY. Make your own gift or pamper yourself by participating in workshops. Led by Brooklyn DIY Supply, Brooklyn Balloon Company and others. Sign up for the workSHOP CLASSES at kallionyc.com.

s_adobe shoeFave Pick: NYFW at the BF+DA: A Week of Fashion and Technology Explored

Thru 02/12 @ BF+DA, Pfizer building, 630 Flushing Ave, Suite 704, Brooklyn  “Cloud-Couture: The Intimate Connection Between Fashion and Technology,” reveals how technology is fueling brand innovation and redefining apparel in the 21st century. Timed to coincide with New York Fashion Week, this exhibition links technology, apparel, and the internet. Interactive exhibits include 3D Body Scanning by Artec Group, LDI, Mini 3D Me, Virtual Draping by CLO3D, experimental design and reactive installations by students from Pratt Institute’s Interior Design and Industrial Design programs, and exhibitors such as Chromat, NASA, Adidas and more. Check the calendar for events throughout the week, including a movie screening, panel, closing reception, and a kids day. More info and RSVP

Brooklyn night bazaar

Brooklyn Night Bazaar

Fri. and Sat. | 6 pm to midnight @ 165 Banker St. | Greenpoint, Brooklyn This warehouse-turned-concert venue, shopping destination and night market brings together local makers and artists to create a carnival-like atmosphere around up-and-coming doers. Shop twee and cool local fashion and home goods, bounce to live artists, play mini golf, try your hand at an arcade game, and taste your way through bites from Ample Hills Creamery, Oaxaca Taqueria and more, all washed down with craft beers and maybe a frozen marg or two. Grab a taste pass for efficient and affordable sampling of food and alcohol. More info at bkbazaar.com

distillingSingL Tasting Tuesdays: Local Spirits Month

Tuesdays 02/10, 02/17, 02/24 | 6:30 and 7:15 pm @ SINGL Lounge and The Fourth Restaurant, 132 Fourth Ave. This February SingL Lounge has partnered with Grow NYC to honor local distilleries. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Regional Grains Project. There are two tastings 6:30pm and 7:15pm. Orange County Distilling, Breuckelen Distilling, Hudson Whisky, and New York Distilling Co. Tickets are $25

Screen Shot 2015-01-29 at 3.33.26 PMBook Launch: The Food Babe Way

Tues 02/10 | 6:30 to 8:30 pm @ ABC Home, 888 Broadway near USQ Manhattan Celebrate the release of The Food Babe Way with Vani Hari, aka The Food Babe; Michele Promaulakyo, Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo Health and the author of 20 Pounds Younger; and Dr. Joel Kahn, integrative cardiologist; for a crucial conversation about how to make certain the 21st century food industry evolves towards transparency and becomes a safer, healthier system. Tickets are $30

abcThe Heart of Thich Nhat Hanh: How to Love Ourselves and Others

Wed. 02/11 | 6:30 to 8:30 pm @ ABC Home, 888 Broadway near USQ Manhattan Attend a sharing of stories and teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh as collected in Tricycle Magazine's special issue. The conversation will revolved around: How exactly should we love each other? What does this look like? and will include a short meditation. Hosts include James Shaheen, Editor, Tricycle; Allan Badiner, Contributing Editor, ecological activist; Jeanne Anselmo, Dharma Teacher, Order of Interbeing, holistic nurse educator; and Gregg Hill, entrepreneur & a founder of cloud-based Wavicle, artist, mindfulness practitioner. Free with RSVP

jimmy'sWinter Hot Dog Championship

Sun. 02/15 | 1 to 5 pm @ Jimmy's No. 43, 43 East 7th Street, East Village, Manhattan I know, I know, you don't do hot dogs. So pedestrian. But what if they were gourmet, from a restaurant that specializes in locally-sourced meat? Now we're talking. Also, Danish craft beer, prizes, Evil Twin beer pairings, and special surprise guests will be there. You get to taste all of the hot dog creations--The Mexi-Dog with pico de gallo, guacamole, pickled jalapeño, and fresh tortilla chips; The God Morgen Dog topped with sriracha-ketchup, jalapeño cole slaw, deviled egg cream, and bacon; and The Hot Hanoi, with sriracha-mayo, pickled daikon and carrots, cilantro and mint--and vote on your favorite. Revolving Dansk's Copenhagen Street Dog will also be served to everyone after 4pm with the classic Danish rød pølse and toppings, including Brooklyn local Tin Mustard, Danish apple ketchup, remoulade, chopped onions, fried onions, and Scandinavian sweet pickles. Tickets: $20 Regular, $25 At the door If there's anything I forgot, let me know in the comments!