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Fall Art Classes with Private Picassos Around NYC

Our friends from Private Picassos host lots of fun adult classes at their studio on 5th Ave in Park Slope and in venues around NYC, and we wanted to let you know all about them! 

Check below for their full fall schedule of classes: 

Intro to Watercolor: October 13 - Park Slope

Intro to Watercolor: October 14 - Park Slope

Watercolor Exploration with Floral Inspiration: October 15 - Williamsburg

Baby Onesie Decoration: October 20...

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Join us at our second location in Windsor Terrace!

We're super, super excited to announce that we'll be opening a second location in Windsor Terrace later this November! 

We'll be located in an awesome little storefront at 1233 Prospect Avenue. It's (literally) a stone's throw away from the Fort Hamilton F/G train entrance on Prospect Avenue. We love the neighborhood and can't wait to start hosting classes there. 

To see if a class is located in Windsor Terrace, Prospect...

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The Masters of Social Gastronomy Present: Barbecue at the Old Stone House

On July 18, join our Masters of Social Gastronomy at the Old Stone House's beautiful outdoor space in Park Slope, where they will take on the ultimate summer fare: barbecue.

Sarah will track barbecue's history from Spanish barbacoa to Southern meat pits and modern-day cookouts. Soma will take on the science: the low-and-slow method, the "Texas crutch," and more. Come for the history and science, stay for the DIY tips, and help us...

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The Batik Process

Batik is an ancient form of fabric dyeing, where wax is applied to a fabric in order to resist the dye later applied to the piece. When the wax is washed out, the places where it was applied remain the original color of the fabric, creating a neat design. 

If applying hot wax, dyeing fabric, and then somehow removing the wax doesn't sound like the most apartment-friendly art, you'd be right. Thankfully there's Hiho Batik in Park Slope, a...

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