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Holiday Discount for Fluent City Language Classes

The folks over at Fluent City, a Williamsburg-based language school, are offering you (yes you!) a discount on all classes and gift cards through December 15th. They've got everything from 10-week intensives to short one-night slang workshops in just about any language, so you're sure to find something that tickles your fancy. 

All you have to do is enter the code "BKBraineryHoliday" while checking out for a Fluent City class. Be sure to...

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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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New York City Cemetery Wrap Up: Part Three

And finally, part three of our brief tour of New York City's cemeteries. Part one, and part two. Thanks to Allison for putting together the most thorough class wrap up ever seen around these parts!

City Cemeteries

City or town cemeteries were established on the outskirts of development, but they have since been devoured by New York’s sprawl. One that still exists is the Friends Quaker Cemetery in Prospect Park, which was originally...

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Forgotten New York City Cemeteries

I've been remiss in posting Allison's awesomely thorough wrap up from her class on New York City Cemeteries. Here's the first part, with many more to follow. Enjoy, and don't forget to check out her slideshow of some of the spots mentioned:

From Allison:

Forgotten Cemeteries and Potter’s Fields

In addition to the obvious necropoleis in the five boroughs, there...

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