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Local Businesses & Color

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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Member Profile: Dan Ichimoto Spotlights Local Businesses with “Corner Stories”

Dan Ichimoto’s interest in local Park Slope and Gownaus businesses brings us his latest project-in-progress, Corner Stories. BCL’s Neil Carlson interviewed Dan, a member since 2015, to give us more insight into his work, which he hopes to publish as a photography book one day.

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Ten Facts About Gowanus That Are as Weird as the Canal Itself

Here are a few fun facts we learned about Gowanus and its infamous canal.

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5 Lunch Spots Within a 10-Minute Walking Distance in Park Slope and Gowanus

We’re back with another list of lunch options in the Park Slope and Gowanus neighborhood that are within a 10-minute walk from BCL.

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BCL Supports Four Local Businesses During its 10-Year Anniversary Month

As a coworking space that’s rooted in the community, we wanted to express our gratitude to everyone who has been a part of BCL’s journey over the past decade: members, current and past; business partners; and fellow small-businesses in our Gowanus neighborhood.

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BCL Featured Artist: Deb Klein—Capturing the Unplanned in the Everyday

Just a Moment, is BCL’s latest art installation on the third floor cafe by Deb Klein, a former, long-term BCL member and New York City based photographer. Learn more.

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6 Gyms Within Walking Distance of Brooklyn Creative League

We compiled a short list of gyms, studios, and facilities within a short walking distance from BCL. Whatever you’re looking for, whether it be yoga, cross-fit, or a gym where you can pump iron in peace, you can find a spot for this activity in Gowanus or Park Slope.

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6 Great Lunch Spots in Park Slope and Gowanus Within a 10-minute Walk

BCL members share 6 of their favorite lunch spots within a 10 minute walk from the office.

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An Interview with Robert Arnow: Current Artist on Display at BCL

BCL features pieces from local artists in the third floor gallery.  BCL’s newest installation features “Reclaim” by Brooklyn Native, Rob Arnow. This current series of oil paintings takes a look at the damage humanity is doing to it’s environment, while tempting us with images of the aesthetically pleasing aftermath.

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Splash Parks

by Jenni Walkowiak It’s hot outside, and your kids are getting antsy. You could head down to Coney Island or skip over to Rockaway beach, but sometimes that requires more planning and energy that you can muster on days where you’re too hot to function. Thankfully, New York City is full of splash parks and […]

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