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7 Retail and Service Resources for Small Business Owners in Gowanus

Brooklyn Creative League has been in Gowanus for over ten years, and during this time, we’ve come to know plenty of businesses in the area that truly come in handy for small business owners. We’ve rounded up a few locations that might be helpful for those times when you’re in a pinch and need some […]

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Hybrid Work is On the Rise and Coworking Will Help Accommodate the Shift

According to a recent article from MIT Sloan Management Review, “Coworking spaces will become even more important and more popular in the post-pandemic world, not just for entrepreneurs and freelancers (the stereotypical users of coworking spaces), but especially for large companies.” Let’s take a look at some of the reasons that coworking makes sense for […]

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Visit These 6 Newly Opened Restaurants in Gowanus and Park Slope

According to this Patch.com article in May 2021, Park Slope led Brooklyn’s restaurant boom this year. As we made our way out of the pandemic, data shows that Park Slope had more restaurant permit applications than other zip codes in the borough. And we believe it! We’ve definitely noticed a string of new openings in […]

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Meet 4 New Coworking Community Members Focused on People-Centric Work

Now that Fall is here, we’re back to the busy bustle of Brooklyn! The kids are in school and we’ve got a renewed focus on getting our tasks done. In fact, things have picked up here at our offices in Gowanus as members come in more consistently. BCL prides itself on being a coworking space […]

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Meet 4 Veteran BCL Members in Law, Manufacturing, Nonprofit, and Marketing

Did you know that in 2009, Brooklyn Creative League was one of the first coworking spaces to open in the United States? And, to top it off, it is THE original Brooklyn coworking space. We have come a long way! A year after opening, we expanded our Gowanus location and filled the entire space by […]

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From Tutors to Social Justice Activists: Meet New Members in Our Coworking Community

August in New York City is notoriously quiet, but we’re defying expectations here in Gowanus. With strict vaccination rules in place, BCL feels like an oasis of safety in a time of insecurity and ambiguity. We’ve got lots of members buzzing around the space—networking, getting reacquainted, and getting real work done. There are also a […]

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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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