By Brooklyn Reader

December 12, 2014, 7:53 am

 

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams admires an assortment of wares being sold at the inaugural Holiday Market Village in Columbus Park.   Photo: Kathryn Kirk/Brooklyn BP’s Office

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams admires an assortment of wares being sold at the inaugural Holiday Market Village in Columbus Park.
Photo: Kathryn Kirk/Brooklyn BP’s Office

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams formally launched on Thursday the inaugural Holiday Market Village in Columbus Park.

Located in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn, the seasonal market, organized and operated by the Congress of Racial Equity (CORE), opened at the beginning of this month and will operate through Christmas Eve.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, joined by Brian McLaughlin, interim executive director of the Congress of Racial Equity (CORE) (2nd from right), launched the inaugural Holiday Market Village in Columbus Park.                                   Photo: Kathryn Kirk/Brooklyn BP’s Office

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, joined by Brian McLaughlin, interim executive director of the Congress of Racial Equity (CORE) (2nd from right), launched the inaugural Holiday Market Village in Columbus Park.
Photo: Kathryn Kirk/Brooklyn BP’s Office

Kiosk operators selling items including art, jewelry and clothing include locally-based vendors, as well as minority- and women-owned small businesses, furthering Borough President Adams’ commitment to support these enterprises.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, joined by Brian McLaughlin, interim executive director of the Congress of Racial Equity (CORE) (2nd from right), launched the inaugural Holiday Market Village in Columbus Park.                                   Photo: Kathryn Kirk/Brooklyn BP’s Office

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, joined by Brian McLaughlin, interim executive director of the Congress of Racial Equity (CORE) (2nd from right), launched the inaugural Holiday Market Village in Columbus Park.
Photo: Kathryn Kirk/Brooklyn BP’s Office

Proceeds will be used to support CORE’s work in the community.


Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.