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Tell the Story of Your Neighborhood

We're launching a new project to explore the stories of neighborhoods all around Brooklyn and we're looking for local businesses, organizations, and people to be involved!

Over the next several months, we'll be hosting a series of lectures, classes and tours on everything from food and culture, history and architecture, industry and more – all led by members of the community. The aim is to help introduce people to your neighborhood,...

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Call for Lectures!

In late April, we're playing host to an awesome interactive installation which will include a bunch of short lectures (1-3 minutes), and we want you to give them!

The topic is pauses, somehow related to your job or expertise. For example, a copy editor could discuss the use of a comma or a parole officer could discuss prison time. Text is enough, but visual aides or audio are more than welcome. You also don't have to be present in...

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Felting!

Last night a dozen of us learned just what felting is and gained a new appreciation for anyone who made cloth before the cotton gin. (For real. Before the cotton gin, one person could clean one pound of cotton in a day. Compare that to the cotton gin, which could clean as much in one day as a person could in a whole year.)

But yeah, felting is really neat. Wikipedia defines felt as "a non-woven cloth that is produced by matting, condensing and...

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New Class! Ice Cream Making

By popular demand, we're hosting an ice cream making class next Sunday, February 13 at noon. We'll cover all the million different types of frozen desserts out there and how to get the flavors you want into them.

After class, you can stick around for an Ice Cream Club meeting, where people who make ice cream (and you) hang out and eat each others' concoctions--some awesomely weird, some entirely delicious.

There's only a very small handful of...

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