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Our Pesky Neighbors: Learn about Vermin & Pests at the Brooklyn Historical Society

This fall, we're partnering with the Brooklyn Historical Society to bring you discussions about some of our city's favorite wildlife. 

Part 1: Pigeons - Monday, November 7

Learn about the "rats of the sky": pigeons. Find out how they got here and how they've adapted so well to our urban environment.

Part 2: Bugs - Monday, November 14

Cockroaches or bed bugs, which are worse? Entomologists, exterminators, and other experts...

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Drawing + Mindfulness Retreat

This fall, join Brainery teacher Christine Garvey and Josh Bobrow in exploring the relationship between presence and creativity at their Drawing + Mindfulness Retreat in the Catskills. Through a combination of restorative and flow yoga, guided meditation and mindfulness workshops, and a dedicated drawing-from-observation course, students will explore a rich and multi-faceted mindfulness practice that aims to create space for...

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September Nonprofit Spotlight: Bushwick Street Cats

This month, Bushwick Street Cats will receive this month's donation of 5% of our monthly gift certificate sales. 

Bushwick Street Cats is an all-volunteer nonprofit dedicated to reducing the free-roaming cat population in Bushwick (and the surrounding area) through the use of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR). Whenever tame cats are found during the TNR process, they're fostered and found homes. 

If you know of a NYC-based nonprofit...

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August Nonprofit Spotlight: SoHa Dance

This month, SoHa Dance will receive this month's donation of 5% of our monthly gift certificate sales. 

SoHa Dance's mission is to encourage positive connections through movement and choreographic presentation. We choreograph and curate shows, promote new work from local and international artists, build community programs, and blog about dance all over the world. Our curiosity in finding out what moves people is the catalyst behind...

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