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KELP ART + AWARENESS EVENT PRESENTED BY GREENPORT HARBOR BREWING CO. IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION'S MARINE PROGRAM FEATURES MANA MADE JEWELRY

More than 13 East End artists and vendors displayed work that incorporates grains and images of sugar kelp blades. Cornell Cooperative Extension had challenged local artists and vendors to create kelp-inspired products, which were available purchase at the event, as a way to raise awareness of Cornell’s pilot program growing kelp in the bays.

Vendors included Life is Grruff All Natural Dog Treats, Nauti Gal Soaps, Dirty Mermaid Beauty, Mana Made Jewelry, and more.

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BROOKLYN MARKET HELD TO BENEFIT LOCAL NON-PROFITS AND CHARITIES

A vintage store in Brooklyn is making sure giving back to the community never goes out of style.

The Dusty Rose Clothing Store kicked off its first ever market for a charity event at the Brooklyn. With over 20 vendors, shoppers were able to buy items with some of the proceeds going to the event's charity of choice.

MADE IN QUEENS POP UP STORE OPENS FOR UNIQUE VALENTINE'S DAY SHOPPING

The Made In Queens store will have its pop up shop open to customers in the days leading up to Valentine's Day.

Local vendors will be selling some holiday favorites including jewelry and chocolate.

"I think it is a good opportunity to give someone you love or treat yourself to a unique piece of jewelry," said Amanda Paulsen, the owner of Mana Made Jewlery.

ABOUT TRAVEL'S GUIDE TO BROOKLYN HOLIDAY MARKETSf.a.d weekend

What You'll Find: The f.a.d holiday market showcases over 150 independent artists, designers, and makers including Dirty Mermaid Beauty, Mayware Ceramics, Mana Made Jewelry, and many others. In addition to a schedule of activities ranging from a holiday photo booth to crafting workshops.

East End Arts Kicking Off The Holiday Season Early With The Debut Of Its Annual Gift Boutique

This year, more than 50 local artists will be offering up exclusive, imaginative creations. A limited number of each item will be available - ensuring that you're gifting a truly special present and Gift Boutique gifts will be available in a variety of price points. 

Mana Made Jewelry by Amanda Paulsen. (Courtesy Photo)