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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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Member Expertise: TOLA Architecture on How to Meet ADA Requirements in NYC Renovation Projects

Architects, engineers, interior designers, and other design professionals are one of our coworking space’s biggest customer segments here at Brooklyn Creative League. Many of BCL’s architect members specialize in home renovation throughout Brooklyn’s brownstone neighborhoods—Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Boerum Hill, Ft. Greene, and Clinton Hill. But Keary Horiuchi and Lisa Mann, the husband-and-wife team […]

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Reasons We Love New York City: Stories of Resiliency During Crisis by TYTHE Design and Aly Miller

Here at Brooklyn Creative League, we love hearing about how our coworking members collaborate with one another. It happens all the time, but this particular project—Reasons We Love New York City: Stories of Resiliency During Crisis—merited a deeper dive (you can find the Screen Reader version here). This past summer, as New York City was […]

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Safe Coworking: COVID-19 FAQs and Answers

We’ve been doing a lot here at Brooklyn Creative League to keep our community and the NYC community at large, safe. We’ve updated our Enhanced Safety Policies for safe coworking to follow the public health recommendations and will continue to evaluate our policies. If you have any further questions in addition to our stated policies, […]

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General BCL Frequently Asked Questions and Answers (FAQ)

Learn more about the memberships, experiences, and services available at Brooklyn Creative League in this short FAQ.

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Updated & Enhanced Safety Policies

*Updated 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 you are fully vaccinated. […]

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Home Maid NYC: A Black-Owned Cleaning Company Committed to Quality & Service

As a part of BCL’s mission to foster “community capitalism,” we are committed to supporting locally owned small businesses. So we were delighted to find Home Maid NYC, a Black-owned, cleaning company based here in Brooklyn. Founded and run by the husband and wife team of Anthony and Alexis Davis, Home Maid NYC offers top-notch […]

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