Vegan Beauty Affair – May 20th

Vegan Beauty Affair

We’re thrilled to announce a new project we’ve been working on with Tara Pelletier of Meow Meow TweetVegan Beauty Affair, an all vegan beauty event for Spring & Summer! Please plan to join us this Wednesday, May 20th, 6 to 9pm, at Spreadhouse in Manhattan, and experience an evening of green beauty and beyond!

Vegan Beauty Affair is a seasonal showcase of the finest vegan and cruelty-free beauty brands and products using natural, safe and sustainable ingredients. It’s the first all vegan event of its kind in NYC and is FREE to attend! Our inaugural Affair is curated for Spring and Summer, bringing together the best products for the season, created without compromise.

Look forward to: Summer makeup demos + a bitters-making demo with Field Apothecary & Verdant Beauty + a sweet ‘n’ chic hair braiding station + fresh raw juice by LULITONIX + cocktail popsicles by CITYSTICKS + the ultimate skincare marketplace featuring the very top in vegan, eco-beauty.

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Brands include Meow Meow Tweet, Osmia Organics, Au Naturale, Captain Blankenship, Lurk, Hi Wildflower Botanica, Kahina Giving Beautyand more.

AND, the first 20 attendees lined up right at 6:oo will get primo stuffed goody bags!

Join us as we show the world The Bold, The Vegan, and The Beautiful!

The greenest glow,

VSU

Vegan Beauty Affair
Wednesday, May 20th
6:00- 9:00 pm
Spreadhouse, NYC
FREE!

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Hey May Shopping List!

Here’s a sneak peek at the glorious goods to come tomorrow at NYC’s favorite all vegan pop-up market!

  • House of Juice – Get your juice on! Discover the Purple Heart Cold Pressed Organic Juice: Hibiscus, Pineapple, Apple, Radish Sprouts(get a shot at the bar and they’ll mix it in for a special cocktail juice!). Plus start your day guilt-free with a Smoothie Bowl- Mango and Pineapple blended with either Beet, Spinach, Carrot or Orange, then topped with choices of fresh & Dried Fruit, Nuts and Seeds. AND help them feed 1,000 kids in Brooklyn each month by joining the #feeding1000kids campaign! Hooray for health!
  • Sweet Maresa – Dainty sweets as far as the eye can see! Try brand new Macaron flavors: Peanut Butter Brownie and Rosemary Fig. Plus a special treat: Heirloom Green Rhubarb & Miyoko’s Cheese Puff Pastries!
  • Gone Pie – Gluten-Free goodies! Get your taste buds ready for Salted Peanut Butter Caramel Cups, Lemon Poppyseed Mini Loaves, Coconut Cream Pie, Fig Cake, Pecan Pie, the Brookie(choc chip cookie meets brownie), Pretzel Brownies, and a little something called #PBCRRBNBB!
  • 3 Little Birds – Sundae funday! You’ll want this: Mini Sundaes w/ Fudge Brownie or PB Blondie, Vanilla or PB or Banana Ice Cream, and Caramel or Butterscotch or Strawberry or Fudge Sauce. MMM! Also grab some Chocolate-Dipped Ice Cream Bites and Pops, and an awesome assortment of fancy Ice Cream Sandwiches!
Don’t forget other vendor favorites like Cheezehound, Palm Frites, Lagusta’s Luscious, This Pie Is Nuts, Grape Cat, Organic Grill and Samosa Shack! Find the full event details plus other market dates in the post below, and the FULL VENDOR LIST HERE!
AND a special book signing with Cinnamon Snail chef and owner, Adam Sobel! Grab a copy of his brand new cookbook, Street Vegan: Recipes and Dispatches from The Cinnamon Snail Food Truck, get it signed, and then hop in line for the Cinnamon Snail truck, ’cause they’ll be slinging your favorites!
* Just a reminder that the L train is not running between Brooklyn and Manhattan this weekend, but see how easy it still is to get to us in the post below! *
You just can’t beat happy hour at a vegan bar + a slew of vegan vendors + a vegan food truck. It’s fun! SEE U THERE.

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Saturday, May 16th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+

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HEY MAY! Vegan Shop-Up! May 16th

HEY MAY! VSU

Holy great outdoors, it’s beyond Spring! Supreme Spring! Grab your sunblock and sandals, and get ready for the HEY MAY! VEGAN SHOP-UP! on May 16th. It’s all at Brooklyn’s favorite vegan bar,  Pine Box Rock Shop, so save the date, and discover the best vegan, locally made foods and goods at New York City’s all vegan pop-up market!

We’re thrilled to announce a special Book Signing Event at Vegan Shop-Up! Meet Chef Adam Sobel and grab a copy of his newly released cookbook to get signed. Street Vegan: Recipes and Dispatches from The Cinnamon Snail Food Truck features 150 recipes, including their award-winning Donuts, Breakfasts, Sandwiches, Cinnamains, and a slew of brand-new dishes! The book is a wonderful peek at Snail Life through photographs, recipes, and truck tales. You’ll need one to own, and one to gift! AND OF COURSE, a return appearance of The Cinnamon Snail vegan food truck at VSU!!

Here’s what’s in store for you… Artisan Cheeses + Empanadas + Salsa + Donuts + Smoothies + Hot Sauce + Cookie Sandwiches + Fresh Juice + Chocolate Bars + Burgers + Macarons +  Caramels + Ice Cream Pops + Hot Dogs + Gluten-Free Goodies + Magazines + Handbags  + Tees + Skin Care + Soaps + somuchmore!

Check out BRAND NEW vendors Ponycakes, Crudite, and special guest I Heart Keenwah! See the full vendor line up HERE.

It’s always Happy Hour during the market(with seasonal cocktail specials!), the perfect way to meet your Summer fling. But if you’re under 21 you can only enter the indoor market with a parent or legal guardian, so plan accordingly. Luckily, the next all ages VSU is coming up soon at Spreadhouse in NYC!

Take this opportunity to SAVE THE DATES for the next Vegan Shop-Ups! (More dates can be seen in the sidebar to the right!)

  • JUNE 13TH (PBRS)
  • JUNE 28TH (SPREADHOUSE)
  • JULY 11TH (PBRS)

**ATTENTION** The L train will not be running from Manhattan to Brooklyn this weekend! Eh, no big deal, there are lots of easy alternatives to get to us!

  • The L train will not be running from 8th Ave in Manhattan to Bedford Ave in Brooklyn, but it will be running throughout Brooklyn!
  • Shuttle buses will run from the Marcy J train stop to the Lorimer L train stop!
  • The J train is a quick ride from Manhattan to the Flushing stop, and an easy 15min walk to Pine Box(no shuttle bus needed!)!
  • Hey, it’s warm now, ride your bike across the bridge!

Can’t wait to spend another NYC Summer with you! Good food, good peeps, good times, GUARANTEED.

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Saturday, May 16th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+
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Sundays In The City Shopping List!

See what you’re in store for at Sunday’s Vegan Shop-Up at Spreadhouse! We’re NYC’s favorite all vegan pop-up market, and we’re back in Manhattan this weekend!

  • Sweet Maresa – Celebrate our sunny weather streak with Lemon Verbena Tea Cakes topped with fresh garden flowers! Also stock up on S’macarons(yes, a s’more + macaron), Absinthe, Mocha, Pecan Burnt Caramel, and lots more Macarons. Plus a special seasonal treat of Ramp Puff Pastries!
  • Gone Pie – Gluten-Free goods galore! Feast your eyes on Salted Peanut Butter Caramel Cups, Lemon Poppyseed Mini Loaves, Chocolate Covered Rice Crispy Treats, Fig Cake, Pecan Pie, the Brookie(best cross between a cookie and brownie), Salted Peanut Fudge Brownies, a little something called #PBCRRBNBB, and maybe a few surprises!
  • Monks Meats – Stock up on the best locally made Seitan in NYC! Lunch it up with Rasta Roots Sliders, Kim’s Chi Bahn Mi Heroes, the Buffalo Souljah Boy(fried oyster mushrooms, ranch dressing, hot sauce, on a baguette), and Chimichurri Skewers!
  • 3 Little Birds – Feels like Summer! You’ll want ice cream for every meal after tasting these frozen treats. Try Chocolate-Dipped Ice Cream Bites and Pops, scoops or cups of Cherry Oh Baby, Butterbeer, Elvis, Death By Chocolate, etc, and an awesome assortment of fancy Ice Cream Sandwiches!
  • Cake Thieves – Doughnut zombie? Get ready… Raspberry Lemon, Chocolate Pretzel, Mocha, Coffee Coconut, PB Cup, Hawaiian Sea Salt Caramel… Cream Filled: Boston Cream, Red Eye, Turtle, Peanut Butter Cookies n Cream, PB Strawberry… Fritters: Banana Maple Bourbon, Strawberry Chocolate, Apple, Banana PB… and Almond Bear Claws. AND the return of the Mac(n cheese!), and the Cinnabundae(loaded Cinnamon Bun Sundaes!).
Don’t forget other vendor favorites like Cheezehound, Lagusta’s Luscious, This Pie Is Nuts, Grape Cat, and Samosa Shack! Find the full event details plus other market dates in the post below, and the FULL VENDOR LIST HERE!
It’s going to be a very vegan Sunday in the lower east side, with the World Wide Vegan Bake Sale going on simultaneously at Mooshoes, just a few blocks away! Try on some new kicks and take home lots of sweet eats, all to benefit charity Positive Tails!

Thanks to our sponsor, Square, for partnering up with us in our new NYC spot at Spreadhouse!

Vegans, Non-Vegans, Prospective Vegans, Family of Vegans, Friends of Vegans, Fans of Vegans, SEE U SUNDAY!

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Sunday May 3rd
12- 6pm
Spreadhouse
116 Suffolk St.
NYC
FREE!
Square!

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SUNDAYS IN THE CITY! Vegan Shop-Up! May 3rd

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We’re in the full swing of Spring and Manhattan-bound once again with the Sundays In The City! Vegan Shop-Up! Save the date for Sunday, May 3rd, and join us at a new spot, Spreadhouse, in the lower east side!

Not only is Spreadhouse big and beautiful and streaming with sunlight, but it’s a great cafe where you can get coffee, tea, shakes, and more! In other words, all ages welcome!

Empanadas + Pickles + Donuts + Sandwiches + Cheese + Seitan + Tempeh + Samosas + Persian Cuisine + Macarons + Chocolates +  Caramels + Handbags + Cakes + Brownies + Ice Cream + more!

Here’s the vendor list:

Plus don’t forget our next VSU Brooklyn on Sunday, May 16th! It’s even bigger, will have special guest The Cinnamon Snail, and held at NYC’s favorite vegan bar, Pine Box Rock Shop!

We’re happy to be working with Square as our new partner in sponsorship this month! So many VSU vendors love the convenience of Square to connect with their customers. Here’s a bit about them:

“Buying and selling sound like simple things – and they should be. That’s why Square is working hard to make commerce easy for everyone. Square’s complete register service is a full point of sale with tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards, to sales and inventory tracking, to small business financing. Whether you’re selling out of your trunk or opening your twentieth location, Square helps make business a little less work.”

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Plan a fun-filled day with VSU, we don’t disappoint!

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Sunday, May 3rd
12- 6pm
Spreadhouse
116 Suffolk St, NYC
FREE!
Square

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Spring Fever Shopping List!

Get your Spring on and take a peek at a few special things you’ll find at Saturday’s all vegan pop-up market!

 

  • Sweet Maresa – Afternoon tea party planned? Try the newest Macaron flavor by Sweet Maresa: Lemon Poppyseed w/ Lemon Marmalade! Of course stock up on other Springy flavors, plus brownies and cookies and cakes. Delightful!

 

  • Gone Pie – Gluten-Free and glorious! Get your Pecan Pie, Lemon Tahini Cookies, Loaded Brownies, Almond Joys, Coffee Cake Muffins, Rice Crispy Treats, Salted Peanut Butter Caramel Cups, Cranberry Almond Blondies, and Lemon Poppy Loaves!

 

  • Samosa Shack – Indian street snacks save the day! This week’s special flavor: Chana Daal(yellow split peas) with Sorrel! Plus the usual freshly made suspects: Sweet Potato Spinach, Kala Channa Masala, and Potato Pea Cilantro!

 

  • Grape Cat – Look out for new purses and backpacks from Gunas, Vegan design unisex bamboo organic tees(US made!), and “Friends Not Food” soft baby blue 100% cotton short sleeve tees from Quinoa Apparell! Plus plan to find your favorite new wallets, purses, and backpacks from Matt & Nat, Vegan Collection, and Malia Designs. One stop shoppin’!

 

  • Cake Thieves – Donut fiend? Get ready to float right up to heaven…. Bear Claws, Apple Fritters, Strawberry Chocolate Fritters, Pina Colada Fritters, Banana Peanut Butter Fritters, Coffee Coconut Donuts, Chocolate Bourbon Donuts, Raspberry Lemon Donuts, Chocolate Covered Pretzel Donuts, Hawaiian Sea Salt Caramel Donuts, Samoa Donuts, Peanut Butter Brownie Donuts, and Cookies n Cream Donuts. Huh?!?

 

  • Freakin’ Vegan – In addition to tasty Empanadas like Philly Cheesesteak and Broccoli Cheese, you can score Pulled Porkless Sliders topped with creamy Coleslaw! The perfect snack to start or end your day.

 

  • Sweet Solace – These newcomers are sure to catch your eye! Don’t miss their VSU debut with BLT Gallettes (coconut bacon, heirloom tomatoes and micro greens), Bourbon Brown Sugar Pop Tarts, Organic Fair Trade Fernet Ginger Truffles, Organic Fair Trade Irish Cream Truffles, and True Love Sugar Cookies(cardamom and rose). Yee-haw!
Don’t forget, we’re hosting a Cinnamon Snail comeback!! You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll gorge, it’s not to be missed. PLUS hang with other vendor favorites like Mister Sister, Lagusta’s Luscious, Monks Meats, Cheezehound, Yeah Dawg, and Palm Frites! Find the full event details plus other market dates in the post below, and the FULL VENDOR LIST HERE!

Vegan Shop-Up is NYC’s first all-vegan market, so what better place to curb your Spring Fever! It’s Happy Hour too y’all!

Vegans, Non-Vegans, Prospective Vegans, Family of Vegans, Friends of Vegans, Fans of Vegans, SEE U THERE!

All Shopped-Up,
VSU

Saturday, April 11th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+

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SPRING FEVER! Vegan Shop-Up! April 11th

It’s here, IT’S HERE! Spring has finally sprung. We’re jumping for joy and excited to bring you the SPRING FEVER! VEGAN SHOP-UP! On April 11th we’ll be back at Brooklyn’s favorite vegan bar,  Pine Box Rock Shop, so save the date! Discover the best vegan, locally made foods and wares at New York City’s first all vegan pop-up market!

Here’s what’s in store for you… Fresh Cheeses + Fudge + Empanadas + Nut Milks + Donuts + Hot Sauce + Cakes + Chocolates + Burgers + Seitan + Macarons +  Caramels + Chai Tea + Ice Cream Sandwiches + Granola Bars + Hot Dogs + Gluten-Free Goodies + Samosas  + Jewelry + Handbags  + Organic Skin Care + Soaps + somuchmore!

Check out BRAND NEW vendors Not Milk, Sweet Solace, Unbound Estiloand KVoss NYC! PLUS, we’re very happy to announce a special appearance by The Cinnamon Snail vegan food truck!! See the full vendor line up HERE.

It’s always Happy Hour during the market(with seasonal cocktail specials!), the perfect way to meet your Spring fling. But if you’re under 21 you can only enter the indoor market with a parent or legal guardian, so plan accordingly. Luckily, the next all ages VSU is coming up soon at Spreadhouse in NYC!

Take this opportunity to SAVE THE DATES for the next Vegan Shop-Ups! (More dates can be seen in the sidebar to the right!)

  • May 3rd (SPREADHOUSE)
  • May 16th (PBRS)

**ATTENTION** GOOD NEWS! The MTA postponed L train maintenance to next weekend! Woohoo! The L train will not be running from Manhattan to Brooklyn this weekend! Eh, no big deal, there are lots of easy alternatives to get to us!

  • The L train will not be running from 8th Ave in Manhattan to Bedford Ave in Brooklyn, but it will be running throughout Brooklyn!
  • Shuttle buses will run from the Marcy J train stop to the Lorimer L train stop!
  • The J train is a quick ride from Manhattan to the Flushing stop, and an easy 15min walk to Pine Box(no shuttle bus needed!)!
  • Hey, it’s Spring, ride your bike across the bridge!

Looking forward to getting outdoors again! Can’t wait to spend NYC’s most precious season with you. Good food, good peeps, good times, GUARANTEED.

Sprung for Spring,
VSU

Saturday, April 11th
12- 6pm
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St.
Bushwick, Bk
FREE!
21+

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