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Class Recap

Field Trips

This semester's class on the history of Downtown and Brooklyn is taking on a motley (you could say random) group of neighborhoods during our four weeks. 

Partially this is because there's just way too much stuff to learn about in four 90 minute meetings; partially it's a way to try and fit lots of topics in, and partially it's an excuse to do lots of the stuff I've been meaning to do and see since I moved here.  Since there's no...

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Things We Learned This Week

Our latest semester started Monday, with five classes on five wildly different topics. Here's a couple of my favorite facts from each:

NYC History - I spent the entire weekend reading Forgotten New York and memorizing exceedingly arbitrary things about Brooklyn's streets and neighborhoods.

Want some facts? Before Brooklyn was King's County, it was six separate towns; one of them, New Utrecht, was founded by a pirate and his "somtimes...

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Update Time

We've been busy prepping for classes by doing things like making impromptu trips to the oldest surviving structure in New York City (for our NYC history class), and making tons of seed paper for rewards to our (successful!) Kickstarter project, but that hasn't stopped us from doing a whole buncha other stuff too, all below:

Location Survey

Earlier this week, we asked you all to fill in a quick little survey and let us know...

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July Classes Open for Registration!

Next semester starts July 19th, and we've got a whole slew of new two and four week courses coming up!

In American Sign Language we'll learn how to sign - including social conversations, finger spelling and even a bunch of NYC-centric things. After this class you'll finally be able to stop saying sign language is one of those things you wish you had learned in college.

Everyone wears jeans, so you might...

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Pie Crust Workshop

We're teaming up with with Lauren Cucinotta from the awesome Pie in the Park project to host a workshop that will conquer all your crust making fears.

On Monday, June 21st at 7:30pm, let four pro crust makers show you how to get that perfect crust, with plenty of pie tasting along the way. All levels of pie bakers welcomed with open, flour-y arms!

No advance registration necessary - just come on over to The Gowanus Studio Space, located...

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