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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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

wintersoupsThe Best Winter Soups

Sun. 01/05 | 2 to 4:30 p.m. @ Home Cooking New York

Snuggle inside with vegetarian winter soups that you make yourself! This is the right time of year to perk up your soup repertoire with the vibrant and warming flavors of Mexico, India, and Italy. Learn recipes for stomach warmers like curried butternut squash and apple, or smoky black bean soup with sweet potatoes.

40 Perry Street, Garden Studio | West Village, Manhattan

$100 | Register

central park photo classSidetour 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, or learn digital camera photography skills at the farmer’s market or at Central Park. (Actually this is a great weekend to take Central Park pictures because snow). 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.

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NY4PI_Sun01aNyers for the Philippines

Mon. 01/07 | 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!