This Sunday, February 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry) will present a Valentine’s Day craft event for kids:We’ll be making quilled designs for Valentines Day. Also known as paper filigree, quilling is a technique that turns rolled paper into intricate patterns and designs. Come to the BWE to learn this art form popular since the Italian Renaissance!There are photos of quilled paper designs here.This event is best for children six and up, who must be accompanied by a caregiver. There is a suggestd family
Gothamist reports that, in celebration of National Mustard Day, which comes on Saturday, mustard maker French’s and L.A. based ice cream makers Coolhaus have joined forces to make a “surprisingly delicious” (yes) mustard ice cream. Tomorrow – Friday, August 2 – a truck bearing the French’s logo will visit Brooklyn Heights – the time (and presumably location) will be announced on the Instagram accounts of Coolhaus and French’s – and dispense free scoops of the delicacy in cups, each accompanied by a pretzel cookie. Bon appetit!
This in from Tracy (“Mrs. Fink”) Zamot:THE BELL HOUSE is dedicating this year’s Derby to the memory of John Loscalzo and his deep abiding love for the Derby and a strong mint julep. Please come out and honor my silly man and the great compassion of the organizers. Also – we can reminisce about the time John’s Dad won and was convinced there was a conspiracy theory to keep the winnings from him. Who’s my date?This Saturday, May 2, starting at 2:00 p.m.and going to 8:00 there will be live music, a best Derby hat contest, “Homer Fink’s Honorary Best Dressed Man Contest” (he was…
Through February 14th, The Montague Business Improvement District wants to spread the love! It’s as simple as posting to Instagram:How Can You Win?:>>Follow @montaguebid on Instagram.>>Post pictures of what you do, buy, eat or drink on Montague Street by February 14th.>>Tag a BID businesses and use the hashtag #ilovemontaguestreet.Winners will be contacted by direct message, so keep your peepers peeled to your DMs.Win flowers, fashion eyewear, meals, hotel stays, workouts, haircuts, beauty, self-care goodies and chocolate parties from businesses including:Bossert Management GroupBrown Harris StevensChocolate WorksCohens Fashion OpticalDellarocco’sGrand Canyon DinerHeights CafeJames Weir FloralKeihl’sLantern Kitchen ThaiOrangetheory FitnessPinto