Today’s news:

Let there be ‘Light’ at fest

Williamsburg, Brooklyn will get a bit brighter with the grand opening of Light-Up Brooklyn, an unprecedented lighting concept shop, whose inception will be marked with an Oktoberfest block party celebration from 2-8 p.m., October 17.

Light-Up Brooklyn, one of the web’s largest and most popular lighting stores,, will make its way from the internet to a sleek, new“brick & mortar” lighting store in one of Brooklyn’s most exciting neighborhoods.

The store promises to be the first of its kind.With an innovative new shopping formula, Light-Up will make it possible to and any other competitors’ websites while in the store on special customer computer kiosks. The web element gives access to more than 150,000 lights from more than 100 manufacturers, many of which will be available to view and purchase in the store.

As part of the opening celebration, friend and neighbor Dawn Ladd and her team at Aurora Lampworks will erect a nine foot, all copper signature sputnik lamp which will be on display from October 17th-November 7th at the new store.

Light-Up Brooklyn is located at 174 North 11th Street between Bedford and Driggs avenues in Williamsburg andwill be open daily, Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group