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Saturday June 5: Housing Works Bookstore and Thrift Shops’ Sixth Annual Open Air Street Fair

Saturday June 5: Housing Works Bookstore and Thrift Shops’ Sixth Annual Open Air Street Fair

WHAT The Sixth Annual Housing Works Open Air Street Fair! Shop the cobblestone block of Crosby Street between Prince and Houston in Soho as we sell thousands of donated books, records and CDs for just $1. Clothing, shoes, accessories and housewares are available from Housing Works Thrift Shops. Also, enjoy music from The Woes, BBQ and beer. One block can make a big difference: All profits go to Housing Works, which provides lifesaving services for homeless and low-income New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.

CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES: The Street Fair features exclusive merchandise from Housing Works Thrift Shops, including an “all-you-can-stuff” $20 bag from the Housing Works Warehouse, including shoes and accessories.

BOOKS: Find thousands of books from the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe: modern fiction and classics; art books, cookbooks, children’s books plus rare and vintage books.

FOOD: Enjoy BBQ and beer in the open air at The Works outdoor cafe—serving sliders, sweets and beverages.

MEMBERSHIP: The Open Air Street Fair is your chance to become a Housing Works Member! Membership benefits include: special sales and discounts throughout the year, invitations to members-only events, gifts, coupons, and tickets for VIP shopping at major fundraisers. Join or upgrade at any membership level at the event and get an “all-you-can-stuff” tote bag of $1 books. PLUS, all Advocate Members and above get 25% off their purchases inside the SoHo Thrift Shop.
WHEN: Saturday June 5, 2009 10am to 6pm (Rain date June 6)

WHERE: Crosby St. between Houston and Prince (one block east of Broadway)

BENEFITS: All proceeds directly benefit our parent organization, Housing Works, Inc, New York State’s largest AIDS service organization. Housing Works provides housing, healthcare, job training, and advocacy for New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.

EVENT INFO: Open Air Street Fair or call 212-334-3324


PRESS CONTACT: Rebecca Edmondson (347) 768-4108 or

Posted on May 19, 2010 at 5:00 pm