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7 Ways to Keep Cool in Gowanus and Clinton Hill This Summer

Summer is in full swing here in Brooklyn, and boy is it hot! Thankfully, there are plenty of places to visit around Gowanus and Clinton Hill (our soon-to-be new coworking location!) that will help you stay cool in this concrete jungle. Check out these 7 local favorites for cooling off after work or on the […]

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From FinTech to Podcasters: Meet the New Members in Our Coworking Community

Summer is in full swing here at our coworking offices in Gowanus, Brooklyn, and we’re so pleased to be seeing you all again. We’re thankful not only for current members who’ve been holding it down throughout the pandemic, but also grateful to have so many new members join over the past few months! As we […]

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7 Fantastic Coffee Shops in Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

There’s something about the smell of a fresh pot of coffee that can really get you going in the morning. If you’re a coffee lover like many of us here at BCL, you know the importance of sipping great coffee to jump start your day. While we do provide unlimited coffee for our members, we […]

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This Just in: BCL’s Updated Health & Safety Guidelines for the Fully Vaccinated

As of May 19, 2021, we’re pleased to announce that, in line with new guidelines issued by the CDC, and affirmed by Governor Cuomo, BCL will no longer require masks for anyone who is fully vaccinated. We are implementing the following updates to our health and safety guidelines:   A mask is not required if […]

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Take a Break and Go Out: 4 Walks to Stretch Your Legs in Clinton Hill and Fort Greene

Did you know that taking breaks at work increases productivity? Sometimes, you just need to get up and give your eyes a rest from the computer screen. And what’s even more invigorating than a break from your screen? A break in which you’re moving around and getting your blood flowing! As Brooklyn Creative League sets […]

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Member Perspective: Writer Oliver Burkeman Talks About Productivity, Fulfillment, and the Concept of Time

British-born writer Oliver Burkeman has been a member of Brooklyn Creative League since 2013. For over a decade, Burkeman wrote a weekly column called “This Column Will Change Your Life,” which explored the intersection of social psychology and the news, which was published in The Guardian (UK). Burkeman is the author of The Antidote: Happiness […]

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Here’s What’s Happening in the ‘Hood: A Lunchtime Walk in Gowanus

C’mon, admit it: You miss the old neighborhood! Sure, the Gowanus canal may be a giant toxic sewer, but the namesake neighborhood has a unique and gritty charm. People are coming out in droves to the neighborhood’s restaurants and bars these days, as vaccination rates and warmer weather bring a one-two punch of optimism to […]

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Member Expertise: Lynn Gaffney Architect on the Benefits of Cohousing Communities

Lynn Gaffney is one of several architects who work out of Brooklyn Creative League. With over 25 years of experience, Lynn and her practice have worked on a variety of projects. But her latest interest lies in designing and developing cohousing, a form of social housing that has gained popularity in the United States over […]

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Member Expertise: Gabo Arora Explains How Virtual Reality Can be an Effective Storytelling Tool

Over the years, Brooklyn Creative League has been home to scores of film makers, editors, screenwriters, documentarians, and video production companies. As new technologies evolve, many of our members are using new technologies to create immersive multimedia experiences that engage audiences in powerful new ways. BCL member Gabo Arora is an award-winning filmmaker, creative technologist […]

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