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Meet 4 Veteran BCL Members in Law, Manufacturing, Nonprofit, and Marketing

Did you know that in 2009, Brooklyn Creative League was one of the first coworking spaces to open in the United States? And, to top it off, it is THE original Brooklyn coworking space. We have come a long way! A year after opening, we expanded our Gowanus location and filled the entire space by […]

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4 Places to Take Educational and Creative Classes Near Our Clinton Hill Office

There’s no shortage of creative activities to indulge in, here in Brooklyn. That’s just one of the reasons why we love this borough so much! AND, we’re super excited that not only is our next coworking space in Clinton Hill surrounded by plenty of small coffee and pastry shops, but there’s also a plethora of […]

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From Tutors to Social Justice Activists: Meet New Members in Our Coworking Community

August in New York City is notoriously quiet, but we’re defying expectations here in Gowanus. With strict vaccination rules in place, BCL feels like an oasis of safety in a time of insecurity and ambiguity. We’ve got lots of members buzzing around the space—networking, getting reacquainted, and getting real work done. There are also a […]

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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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