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Job Opening - Apply by Apr 15, 2018

We're looking for someone to help out around the Brainery. It's part-time (approx 10-15 hours a week, $15/hour), entirely at the Brainery, and involves all kinds of super glamorous* and not-so-glamorous things. 

• Being in charge of the main space in Prospect Heights (190 Underhill) during classes on the following days - these days and times are set in stone and you must be available each...

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How-to: Make Cold Process Soap

Homemade soap is the perfect gift for the holidays or just about anytime, and, once you have the ingredients on hand, you can whip up a (large) batch in about an hour. It's also a project that really lends itself to experimentation and customization. I learned a couple of years ago in our soap-making class and find it's a project that really delivers - it's super satisfying, relatively easy, and makes for a great finished product. 

What's...

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CLOSED: Gift Certificate Giveaway: Spring 2018!

Congrats to Jenna and Ashi! 

In honor of this long, long winter ending, we thought it was time for a gift certificate giveaway. We'll set two winners up with a $30 gift certificate to help you get your learn on!

To enter, just leave a comment below letting us know your favorite NYC spring activity by Friday, April 20 at 5pm eastern time. We'll select the winners at random and let you know via...

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Supply List: Macrame

Ahh, macrame. That oh-so-70's hobby is new again, and it's all the rage on Instagram. If you've been enticed by the lovely images and want to dive in to the world of decorative knotting (seriously, it's addictive) but aren't sure where to start, read on. 

The great thing about macrame is that you really don't need all that much stuff, just some rope (or cord, or yarn), and something to hang it off of. We'll discuss a couple of fun...

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2017 Holiday Gifts from Our Teachers: Books

So, so many of our wonderful teachers have published books over the years that you can probably find one to please everyone on your holiday shopping list (seriously). 

Check them out below:

Eight Flavors by Sarah Lohman

The perfect gift for your foodie friends, this book looks at the history of the most popular flavors in American cooking and the people who shaped that history.
 

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