Paper Magazine’s pop-up shop makes its temporary home in Chelsea, but should you find yourself hungry after a stroll on the High Line, there are plenty of Brooklyn artisans—plus a few kindred spirits from the West Coast—at the ready with fresh-made goodies. Among the massive roster of participants, you’ll find Liddabit Sweets, Mile End, La Newyorkina, Brooklyn Soda Works, Speedy Romeo and many others. Check out the rest of the list and get more details here.
Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15 at 410 W 16th St between 9th and 10th Aves (Chelsea, Manhattan)
Bed-Stuy Crawl: Afternoon Delight
Neighborhood ambassadors Clay Williams, Nicole Taylor, and Alisha Miranda introduce a daytime version of their ‘hood-exploring crawl. Post-brunch, meet up for coffee at Common Grounds, some vino at Bed-Vyne Wine, and tasty soul food bites at Peaches Hothouse. Signup gets you a wristband for exclusive food and drink deals, and you’ll be entered in a raffle to win prizes from local shops. Get more info and buy tickets here.
Saturday, July 14 from 3 to 6pm at 376 Tompkins Ave at Putnam Ave (Bed-Stuy). $15.
Bastille Day at Dekalb Market
The Fourth of July has come and gone, but there’ll be plenty more reasons to celebrate at Dekalb Market‘s bash for the annual French holiday. Along with regular vendors like Mazie’s Bites, Madhouse Bakery and Arancini Bros, there’ll be live music and dancing, burlesque performances, a photo booth, and a baguette-eating contest. Tickets include one Brooklyn Brewery beer; read more and RSVP on Facebook.
Saturday, July 14 at 6pm at Dekalb Market, 138 Willoughby St at Flatbush Ave (Downtown Brooklyn). $12 in advance, $15 at the door.
Bastille Day on Smith Street
Cobble Hill welcomes back its annual block party, one of the city’s biggest Francophile celebrations. Local restaurants including Bar Tabac, Bien Cuit, One Girl Cookies, and Apartment 138 will offer specials throughout the day, and live music keeps things festive. The day’s big event is a petanque tournament: sand will be trucked in to create a court, and over 60 teams from around the world will compete for the championship.
Sunday, July 15 from 11am to 8pm on Smith St between Bergen and and Pacific Sts (Cobble Hill)
Celebrate Good Beer Month at the Brooklyn Brewery with a walk-around tasting featuring guests Bronx Brewery, Bierkraft, Greenport Harbor and more. You’ll be able to sample beers made with ultralocal hops grown in backyards and gardens around the city, while snacking on treats from Egg, SCRATCHbread, and The Brooklyn Kitchen, among others. All proceeds benefit BK farmyards, so get tickets here.
Monday, July 16 at 6:30pm at Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N 11th St between Berry and Wythe Aves (Williamsburg). $35.
Wild Game BBQ Blowout
Finger on the Pulse serves up another summer ‘cuefest with help from Mable’s Smokehouse. Husband-and-wife team Jeff Lutonsky and Meghan Love will be smoking up some extra-special meat for the occasion: wild game. $10 gets you a plate of the goods and a Brooklyn Brewery beer, plus a DJ set from local duo CREEP; you can pay up at the door or reserve a spot in advance.
Wednesday, July 18 at Good Co., 10 Hope St between Roebling and Havemeyer Sts (Williamsburg). $10.
Masters of Social Gastronomy: Ice Cream
The social gastronomers turn an inquisitive eye to yet another food. This month, Sarah Lohman of Four Pounds Flour and Jonathan Soma of the Brooklyn Brainery, go deep on ice cream. Details and tickets here.
Tuesday, July 24 at 7pm at Public Assembly, 70 N. 6th Street between Wythe and Kent (Williamsburg). Free.
Edible‘s monster beer-and-food tasting event is in Manhattan this year, but you’ll still find plenty of Brooklyn reps, along with other local purveyors. The beer roster includes Brooklyn Brew Shop,Bierkraft, and Sixpoint, while the food lineup is equally impressive, with grub from Fort Reno,Brooklyn Cured, The Meat Hook, Mile End and many more. Tickets are going fast, get them here.
Tuesday, July 31st from 6 to 9pm at 82Mercer, 82 Mercer St between Spring and Broome Sts (Soho, Manhattan). $55.