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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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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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Member Profile: Author Hana Schank Shares Inspiration Behind Her New Book, “The Ambition Decisions”

Hana Schank, a part-time BCL Member and author of The Ambition DecisionsWhat Women Know About Work, Family, and the Path to Building a Life, shares her inspiration behind the book, life as a working mother, and why she decided to work at BCL. 

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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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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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Celebrate Brooklyn! 2017: Pilobolus and Amadou & Mariam

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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Hit the Ground Running: 5 Tips to Crossing the Finish Line When You’ve Never Run Before

Here at BCL, we’re big on work-life balance. Staying fit and healthy is important to the members of our coworking community. Since I’ve started running, many of my friends and relatives have asked me how the heck to even start! So, I wanted to take this opportunity to share my beginner’s guide on how to hit the ground running- literally!

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