marketMarket 605 Pop-Up

Thru 02/18 @ 605 Hudson

Organized and run by nine local and sustainably-minded designers and independent label creators, this collaborative shop will carry a curated array of womenswear, accessories, and jewelry, as well as original home goods and gifts. Plus, you’ll have a chance to speak with the designers, including Dirty Librarian Chains, Feral Childe, Gamma Folk, Imago-a, Maison Capron, Kordal, natalie frigo and Nettie Kent.

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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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

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. Think of it this way, their greenhouse is probably much more effective than your dinky little humidifier in your room.

$20 | Buy tickets

2900 Southern Blvd | Bronx

New York Photo Workshop with the Gitlin FamilyMaster Your Digital Camera at the Farmer’s Market

Sat. 02/01 @ Union Square Farmer’s Market

You’ve got a fancy camera, now learn how to use it! Explore the Farmers Market with seasoned photographer Heidger Marx, practicing the basic functions of your digital camera, using the sites and people of Union Square as your subjects and scenery. Learn to take pictures in semi-automatic or manual mode, take control of creative aspects such as depth-of-field and blur, and reduce the amount of disappointing images you take as you learn to snap keepers. Soon you’ll be the life of the dinner party.

$60 | Book on Sidetour

greenroofThe Ins and Outs of Green Roofs

Wed. 02/05 | 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. @ The Institute of Technology

So, you’ve raised the possibility of getting a green roof with your board, and they’re all like, “Ugh, complicated.” Not anymore. Send your super or an amenable board member (maybe you?) to this course, and you’ll be all set to start constructing a much-needed oasis on top of your building.

$135 | Sign Up at Course Horse

1855 Broadway | UWS, Manhattan

abcMonth of Love Opening Night

Thurs. 02/06 | 5 to 8 p.m. @ ABC Home

Listen in on an intimate conversation with Cindy Gallop (TED speaker & founder of makelovenotporn) and Shawn Askinosie (founder of Askinosie Chocolate), plus get 15% to 20% off sustainable bedding and mattresses. Plus, get ready for Valentine’s Day with aphrodisiacs, libations, chocolate tastings, a lingerie trunk show, boudoir beauty by the non-toxic brand rms, bedroom glow by Tracie Martyn, exclusive Tata Harper love potion, and more. Stick around for the drawing at 8 p.m. to win a Valentine’s Day dinner for two at ABC Kitchen and ABC Cocina. (Pretty much worth it in itself!)

888 Broadway | USQ, Manhattan

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momofukuGreen Wine & Ham

Sun. 02/16 | 1 to 3 p.m. @ Booker and Dax

Let Jordan Salcito, beverage director at Momofuku,  and top food writer Alan Richman guide you through a pairing of natural wines with country hams selected by Momofuku Ssäm bar’s chef de cuisine, Matthew Rudofker, in the first of Momofuku’s “Winter Sessions.” Other upcoming classes include cocktails and bubbly. That’s all the reason you need to celebrate, right?

$75 for a class or $275 for the series | Buy tickets at Eventbrite 

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