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7 Ways to Keep Cool in Gowanus and Clinton Hill This Summer

Summer is in full swing here in Brooklyn, and boy is it hot! Thankfully, there are plenty of places to visit around Gowanus and Clinton Hill (our soon-to-be new coworking location!) that will help you stay cool in this concrete jungle. Check out these 7 local favorites for cooling off after work or on the […]

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From FinTech to Podcasters: Meet the New Members in Our Coworking Community

Summer is in full swing here at our coworking offices in Gowanus, Brooklyn, and we’re so pleased to be seeing you all again. We’re thankful not only for current members who’ve been holding it down throughout the pandemic, but also grateful to have so many new members join over the past few months! As we […]

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This Just in: BCL’s Updated Health & Safety Guidelines for the Fully Vaccinated

As of 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 […]

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Member Perspective: Writer Oliver Burkeman Talks About Productivity, Fulfillment, and the Concept of Time

British-born writer Oliver Burkeman has been a member of Brooklyn Creative League since 2013. For over a decade, Burkeman wrote a weekly column called “This Column Will Change Your Life,” which explored the intersection of social psychology and the news, which was published in The Guardian (UK). Burkeman is the author of The Antidote: Happiness […]

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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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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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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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Coworking During the Pandemic: Members Share Their Positive Experience

“Although coworking has been dramatically impacted by COVID-19 and the financial crisis, it’s likely to remain a viable and important alternative for a variety of user types in the years to come,” says Cushman & Wakefield in their August 2020 report, The Changing Role of Coworking Workplace Ecosystem. While that assessment is good news, Brooklyn […]

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