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This Fall! Tree Identification Walks

We're launching a whole series of tree identification walks with Lisa Nett this October and November, just in time for all that fall color. 

You'll explore Carroll Gardens or Greenpoint and learn lots of tips and tricks to identify trees by branching patterns, fruiting bodies, and more.  

We've got tons of walks planned - pick yours from the list below and sign up here



Saturday, October 6:...

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The Brainery Loves Plovgh

You all like local food right? Of course you do. But maybe you're like me and can't manage to use up all the delicious things in your CSA share each and every week. We’ve all been there, it's cool.

And that's why we were so excited when the nice folks at Plovgh asked us to be a pickup point for their service. Plovgh's an awesome mix between a CSA and Fresh Direct. Each week, you decide exactly what crops you want, place an order online,...

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My Favorite Bars for Working

We've all read Brooklyn Based's excellently thorough guides to coffices--coffee shops that are particularly good for working--but maybe you like something a little stronger with your free wifi. 

I know I do, so here's a short list of my favorite bars for working all around Brooklyn, or at least the parts of Brooklyn where I spend all my time. Of course, more research is needed, so look out for updates and suggest your favorites...

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Where we go in Carroll Gardens

We get asked all the time where to eat dinner or get coffee or a beer, so I thought I'd make a handy little list of places for you to keep in mind the next time you're down here. They're all pretty cheap (we're broke) and within a few block radius of the Brainery, but feel free to suggest your favorites in the comments!

Where we eat on a normal day: Line Bagels 

This is the bagel shop right near the Smith-9th Street station. They...

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Put Our Space To Use

We have this lovely, sunny space in Carroll Gardens that's mostly empty during the day, and we want to put it to better use. Specifically, we want to open it for you all to work on projects of all sorts—whether it’s something on your computer or something hands on that requires a bit more space than your apartment provides. 

We’re thinking it’ll be social and laid back, with lunches and snacks and all of that, and...

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