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Step-by-Step: Paper Flowers

After the amazing 'Paper flower construction' workshop, we wanted to share the knowledge-wealth. These things are easy to make, and they look awesome. People created some serious blooms at that workshop. So, here's a tutorial for a simple stack-based flower.

You will need:
-About 10 squares of tissue paper, all (roughly) the same size
-About 10 squares of a different color tissue paper, all the same size, but a bit smaller than the first lot...

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New Events at the Brooklyn Historical Society!

A couple weeks back, we hosted a super fun lecture with the Brooklyn Historical Society with Ben Feldman, a local historian who happens to be an awesome storyteller.

In case you missed that one, we have more events lined up with Ben and BHS later this summer. Come to one, or geek out and attend all of them! Your ticket purchase on August 3 + 10 also gets you a free Brooklyn Brewery beer!

For tickets and more details, visit these...

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July Classes Open

Our first batch of July classes are now open for registration. We're going to start releasing things twice a month, just to give everyone more of a fighting chance for spots. 

Read all about them over here

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Community Innovation Workshops

Gowanus area dwellers, this ones's for you!

On June 22 and 23, Living City Block is hosting two days of community innovation workshops at the Gowanus Studio Space (our former home!) at 166 7th Street. You're invited to learn from sustainability leaders and collaborate with other local community members on ways to make the neighborhood more liveable, walkable, and awesome.

There'll be presentations, discussions, and lots of brainstorming (not...

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What's happening this week: June 13-18

This week is a whirlwind of amazingly varied new classes over at the Brainery. 

Monday: Today is the first session of Design for non-Designers; next week promises a "no-holds-barred design smackdown," and while I'm not exactly sure what that means, I'm sure it will be exciting. Lots of pictures to come. 

Tuesday: Our early class on Tuesday is Intro to Urban Forestry, and although you already know trees are the best,...

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