vintageManhattan Vintage Clothing Show

Fri. 01/17 | 1 to 8 p.m. and Sat. 01/18 |  11 a.m. to 6 p.m. @ The Metropolitan Pavilion

Where can you get some outrageous shopping done, couture and discount, plus brush shoulders with It Girls, celebrities, buyers, stylists, editors and anyone else involved in the fashion world? Here. This event has an extraordinary selection, from 90 top vintage clothing dealers.

125 West 18th ST (Between 6th & 7th Aves) | Manhattan

greenpGreen Porno

Fri. 01/17 to Sat. 01/25 | Matinee and nighttime performances @ BAM

Isabella Rossellini is taking her wildly popular Green Porno to BAM for a very intimate nine-day run. The one-woman show, adapted from the Sundance Channel series of the same name, will feature the Day-Glo costumes, paper puppets and all the mating rituals of insects and marine creatures you can pack into the approximately 75-minute presentation. If you’re not lucky enough to score the limited $30 rush tickets (available for purchase in person 90 minutes before each performance), regular general admission tickets go for $120 a piece.

30 Lafayette Ave. | Brooklyn 

Brooklyn night bazaar

Brooklyn Night Bazaar

Fri. and Sat. | 6 p.m. to midnight @ Greenpoint

The warehouse-turned-concert venue, shopping destination and night market continues into the new year. Bounce to live artists while you shop twee and cool local fashion and home goods. Shopping is hard work, so take breaks often to taste your way through bites from Ample Hills CreameryOaxaca Taqueria and more.

165 Banker St. | Greenpoint, Brooklyn

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figWhole Foods 5% Day

Sat. 01/18 @ Whole Foods Brooklyn

If you’ve been checking out the record collection or picking up locally made food at the new Brooklyn Whole Foods, Saturday would be a great day to do it. 5% of the day’s sales goes to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. You can also buy a special reusable tote to contribute to planting fig trees around the borough.

3rd Street and 3rd Avenue | Gowanus, Brooklyn

Smorgasburg, Brooklyn, NYPHOTO CREDIT:  Kate GlicksbergSmorgasburg

Sat. and Sun. | 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. thru March @ North 5th St and Wythe

This winter Smorgasburg moves indoors to some mammoth new digs in Williamsburg with room for 200 vendors, including 75 food vendors. Their new indoor fortress of food and fashion will feature tunes, your favorite longtime vendors, and plenty of surprises.

80 North 5th St. (at Wythe Ave.) | Williamsburg, Brooklyn

tropicalTropical Paradise

Sat. 01/18 thru 02/23 @ New York Botanical Garden

Fake out all your friends with selfies of you next to blooming tropical flowers and palm trees, at New York Botanical Garden’s annual greenhouse show. You’ll experience warm rain forest mists, soaring palm trees, bright desert landscapes, orange-yellow crotons, fuchsia bromeliads and more.

$20 | Buy tickets

2900 Southern Blvd | Bronx

sidetourSidetour Classes

Everywhere @ NYC

Sidetour is a place to find a dizzying array of NYC experiences by eclectic experts. This weekend you can drop by a BYOB painting class, go snowshoeing with a wine tasting, go on a wilderness adventure and learn fire crafting, or learn digital camera photography skills at the farmer’s market. Sidetour has all these sustainable and unique experiences, plus many more. But you had better sign up fast, because this stuff sells out super quick.

kristie_closerKristie Streicher Pop-Up

Thru Wed. 01/22 @ Warren-Tricomi

Experience the brow magician’s feathering technique, vegetable dye-based brow and lash enhancements, quick touch-ups, and makeup consultations and applications.Leave with schwag from Rouge Bunny Rouge, RMS, Jouer, or Streicher’s own blends of pre- and post-tweeze argan oil-based products.

125 Fifth Ave., between 19th & 20th Streets, 2nd floor | Gramercy, Manhattan

Call 212-262-8899 ext. 3 for an appt.

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Sun. 01/26 | 4 to 8 p.m. @ The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park

Five chefs, one thousand pounds of heritage pig. Emphasis on heritage. OK, really emphasis on pig. The chefs, including Perla’s Michael Toscano and Tertulia’s Seamus Mullen, are preparing six dishes each in praise of pork for this year’s Cochon 555 competition in New York. The winner goes on to compete in the Grand Cochon at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen.

$125 – $200 | Buy Tickets

2 West St. | Battery Park, Manhattan |

NY4PI_Sun01aNyers for the Philippines

Mon. 01/27 | 7  p.m. to 11 p.m. @ Bagatelle New York

With some of New York’s most notable chefs and mixologists, includign those from Pouring Ribbons and Death & Co., this collaborative event will raise money for a community hard-hit by Typhoon Haiyan.  With the help of Gawad Kalinga (GK), a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, your money will go to providing housing and creating a sustainable rehabilitation program for a devastated village in Iloilo –a city in the southern part of the country.

$300 – $400 | Buy tickets or donate

1 Little West 12th Street | Meatpacking, Manhattan

If there’s anything I forgot for this weekend or upcoming week, lemme know in the comments!