Tomorrow the annual Greenpointers Holiday Market will take over 69 West Street with a plethora of independent vendors. You’ll find everything from handmade crafts to artisanal goods to local food purveyors. Because we know there is so much to see and shop, we’ve picked out three vendors that caught our eye. Read on to find out more about each and what we’ll be adding to our gift wishlists.
From the Source
If you haven’t visited the From the Source warehouse in Greenpoint, then this is the weekend. The furniture shop will host the Greenpoint Holiday Market within it’s large showroom on Saturday. You could spend hours perusing the vast selection of tables, chairs, and credenzas From the Source builds from sustainable wood in Indonesia. In the past 12 years, From the Source has become the go-to shop for beautifully made furniture using unique pieces of wood including reclaimed wood, raw edges and colorful pieces. If you’re shopping for someone special this season, try bespoking a table where you can customize the table top and legs to your choosing or theirs.
Born in Brooklyn, Domestic Construction is home to skilled artists Maureen Walsh and Trish Andersen. These two ladies create art installations, lighting projects, and home decor. While you can’t bring home some of the striking works of art they created for Google, Bravo and Anthropologie, you’ll want to gift Domestic Construction’s fun rubberized rugs, garland and adorable handmade alpaca statues. Their handcrafted brightly hued rugs are one of a kind and really feel like a personalized gift to give this season. We’re hoping to find one under the tree.
Mike’s Hot Honey
After discovering chile-infused honey at a small pizzeria in Brazil in 2003, pizza enthusiast Mike Kurtz liked the flavor and heat that it added to a pie. Back at home in the US, he began developed his own chile-infused honey and shared it with friends and family. It wasn’t until 2010 when Mike, who was working at Greenpoint’s Paulie Gee’s pizzeria finally brought in a bottle of hot honey for Paulie to try on a slice. It was soon added as a topping on the menu. Mike finally opened for business when people began asking him to sell individual bottles.
You’ll want to stop by Mike’s Hot Honey on Saturday at Greenpointers Holiday Market. A bottle or two of Mike’s special recipe is a perfect gift for home cooks who like a little heat. Get some extra because you’ll want to pair this honey with your holiday dinner menu such as biscuits, cheese plates, roasted veggies and poultry. Is your mouth watering yet?
Greenpointers Holiday Market
Saturday, December 8th, 12-6pm
at From The Source
69 West Street, between Noble and Milton Street