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Holiday Gifts from Our Pals: 2019 Edition

Since it's time to GET SHOPPING for the holidays, we wanted to highlight a few gifts we love made by people we think are super cool.

Gowanus Manufacturing Calendar 2020 - because wall calendars are incredibly useful, especially when they feature 12 wide-ranging businesses in Gowanus and the people who work there

Red Hot Kitchen by Diana Kuan - for your friend who loves spicy food and wants to take their home cooking up a notch

Odette Press...

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DIY Gift Ideas!

If you're looking at your list of holiday giftees and thinking you'd like to do something a little more DIY this year, read on for some of our favorite projects that are a little less intense than knitting a sweater. 

Tie-Dye Tea Towels (or t-shirts, or pillowcases)


What you need: 

Everyone always...

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Cat Fosters Needed!

Our very tiny cat rescue, Cat Republic, is looking to add fosters to our roster! If you're interested in providing a temporary home to a cat or kitten that needs a place to chill, fill out this form and we'll be in touch when we have an opportunity. 

We often meet cats that need medical assistance or placement, but we're usually at capacity at our own apartments and unable to take them in, so more fosters = more cats we can help! 


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Tuscany Drawing Retreat with Christine Garvey in June 2020

Lots of you may know Christine Garvey from taking one of her many awesome classes over the last eight or so years at the Brainery, and you also may be familiar with her annual travel retreats in Italy. 2020 is no different, and next year's Tuscany drawing retreat sounds pretty amazing. 


Here's the overview:

Discover the joy of drawing and the beauty of Tuscany in this week-long guided experience. Students will...

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Masters of Social Gastronomy: The Worldโ€™s Most Terrifying Food Stories on Monday, Oct 28

Each month, Masters of Social Gastronomy takes on a curious food topic and breaks down the history and science behind it. This month, we’ll embrace the Halloween spirit by exploring some of the world’s scariest foods. Get your tickets for this awesome evening at Caveat. 

Sarah will explore the fascinating connection between monster myths and culinary history, including a rye fungus that caused mass hallucinations--and many...

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