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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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Movies With a View: Brooklyn Bridge Park

by Jenni Walkowiak Free movies with a fabulous view? Look no further than Brooklyn’s own backyard. Movies With a View has been bringing big screen fun to Brooklyn Bridge Park since 2000. Every Thursday in July and August, you can pack a picnic and catch any of these flicks all while enjoying some fresh air, […]

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Celebrate Brooklyn! 2017: Mashrou’ Leila & Maciste All’Inferno

by Jenni Walkowiak Brooklyn Creative League is a proud sponsor of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. BRIC is “the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn” (www.bricartsmedia.org) and aims to make art and media accessible, support artists and offers education throughout Brooklyn. Celebrate Brooklyn! Is an annual music and media festival with free concerts […]

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Here’s a List of All The Cyclone’s Home Games

by Jenni Walkowiak Have some time to kill some this night? Why not head down to MCU Park just off the Coney Island boardwalk for a good old fashioned baseball game? Sure the Yankees and Mets are major league, but The Brooklyn Cyclones are just as much a part of New York baseball, and it’s […]

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HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival 2017

by Jenni Walkowiak Two years ago, my friends and I were camping out on a giant blanket in Bryant Park, reserving a spot for a few other people. We had wine, cheese, fruits, and cured meats. My mom calls it a “peasant dinner”, even though it cost me an arm and a leg from Whole […]

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Central Park Summerstage

by Jenni Walkowiak Just because Brooklyn Creative League is located in Gowanus, Brooklyn doesn’t mean we don’t like to explore everything that summer in New York City has to offer! Arguably the greatest city in the world, New York City is jam packed with fun, free/cheap events all summer long. One of the coolest ongoing […]

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What to Do July 4th

by Jenni Walkowiak Anyone who knows me, knows that I love ALL the Holidays. I love any excuse to dress for a theme, spend time with my friends and family, eat food that’s bad for me (but oh so good), and give or receive gifts. And Independence Day is no exception! Last year was my […]

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