Zady's Warehouse SaleFri. 1/2 thru 1/8 | 8 am to 8 pm during the week, 8 am to 6 pm on Sun. @ 44 Mercer Street btwn Broome and Grand, SoHo Zady, the conscious online retailer, will be hosting their first ever Warehouse Sale at their holiday pop-up shop located in Manhattan’s SoHo district. Get 20-70% off* on brands like Marisa Haskell, Falconwright, Imogene + Willie, Steven Alan, Clare Vivier, and more! (*Some exclusions apply) All products sold at the Zady Holiday Shop have been carefully vetted by co-founders Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi and will feature an array of gift options that are timeless in style and well-made, with a great story to cherish over a lifetime.
Brooklyn Night BazaarFri. 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
Electronics Recycling Collections with the LES Ecology CenterSat. 1/3: Jackson Heights/East Elmhurst and Upper East Side Sun. 1/4: Union Square Sat. 1/10: Chelsea Sun. 1/11: Flushing Sat. 1/17: Bronx Zoo Sun. 1/18: Park Slope Sat. 1/24: Staten Island Sun. 1/25: Williamsburg and Upper West Side As of January 1st, it's illegal to throw your electronics out to the curb. Clean out your closet and desk, and give those old electronics away to the proper people so that the toxins don't seep into the ground. All e-waste is recycled domestically and data security is guaranteed. Learn more.
Winter Film Series: Cotton Road and Clothing SwapWed. 1/07 | 6 to 9 pm @ BF+DA, 630 Flushing Ave, 7th Floor, Brooklyn From environmental and human rights challenges to how technology is changing the fashion map, explore the future of fashion over film, organic popcorn, wine and Q&A’s with the filmmakers themselves at the Brooklyn Fashion and Design Accelerator. For their kick off film, Cotton Road director Laura Kissel ventures north from her home in South Carolina to NYC to engage in a post-film Q&A as well as host a fun post-holiday clothing swap. Bring 5-10 of your best duds to trade with others and help make a dent in the textile waste stream by re-using! All leftover clothing will be donated to Wearable Collections, a NYC based company focused on keeping clothing, textiles and shoes out of landfills while generating funds for charities. Check out the trailer here and this interview with the Cotton Road director on Ecouterre here. More info and RSVP.
The New Health Rules with Dr. Frank LipmanThurs. 1/8 | 6:30 to 8:30 pm @ ABC Home Deepak Homebase, mezzanine at ABC Home Here's your invitation to a 2015 of inspiration, wellness and reinvention, with the book launch of The New Health Rules: Simple Changes to Achieve Whole-Body Wellness. Join the conversation with co-authors functional medicine leader Dr. Frank Lipman and yogi Danielle Claro as they share their wellness vision for the new year. Tickets are $30 and include a copy of the book
Wine & Workshop: A Kinder ClosetThurs. 1/8 | 6:30 - 8:45 pm @ 28 W 39th St. btw 5th/6th Aves, Midtown Learn strategies to transition to a more ethical and stylish wardrobe within your current budget. While starting a sustainable kidswear brand together, Ashlie Kodsy and Erica Murphy learned about the poor ethics of the apparel industry and the power of consumers to create change. This led to changes in the way they shop for their own grown-up clothes, but the transition wasn't easy. In this workshop, they pass on their hard-learned lessons to anyone interested in making more ethical wardrobe purchases. Tickets are $18
Sat. and Sun. 1/10 and 1/11 | 10 am to 2 pm @ Locations in all 5 Boroughs
Don't let your evergreen spend an eternity in a landfill--chip in at MulchFest 2015! Trees will be turned to mulch which will nourish trees and plants throughout the city. Bring to a chipping location on January 10 and 11 and take home your own bag of mulch. Trees can also be dropped at designated sites between Saturday, January 3 and Sunday, January 11. The NYC Department of Sanitation will also be conducting special curbside collections for mulching and recycling of Christmas trees from Monday, January 5, 2015 through Friday, January 16, 2015. Please remove stands, lights, tinsel and ornaments and do not bag trees left on the curb.Purchase your tickets today by clicking HERE.