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 […]
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 […]
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.
Here are a few fun facts we learned about Gowanus and its infamous canal.
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.
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.
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.
BCL members share 6 of their favorite lunch spots within a 10 minute walk from the office.
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.