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Gowanus, Brooklyn
The crack between two hipster neighborhoods, home to the now superfunded Canal, the flash point for the new 'Buy Local' and textile revolutions, & filled with brilliant bohemians. . . this is Gowanus & it’ll awesome your face off.
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Spotlight on Brooklyn Boulder

South Brooklyn Post explores Brooklyn Boulder in a piece called: Climbers Haven

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Small World

For lifetimes the human race has tried to understand that which is above us. We’ve managed to build rockets to blast us out into the beyond, and though we look into the infinite…

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Redesign for Nicholas Naquan Heyward Jr. Park

Park Slope Patch reports that CB6 has approved a complete redesign for Nicholas Naquan Heyward Jr. Park, which is located Wyckoff St between Hoyt & Bond Sts Brooklyn. Read it here: The Kids (Will…

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Brooklyn Boulders first commercial

Those crazy kids over Brooklyn Boulder made their first commercial. Check it out:

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NY1 looks into Everybody Eats

NY1 checks out Gowanus’s gluten free bakery, Everybody Eats: Gowanus Bakery Whips Up Yummy Treats For The Gluten-Intolerant Crowd  

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Made by Hand: Cut Brooklyn

Made by Hand creates a beautiful short film that peers into the soul of Joel Bukiewicz owner of Cut Brooklyn. Through his own words Mr. Bukiewicz explains his passion for both writing and knife making. At…

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A look inside 718 Cyclery

So 718 Cyclery is having its official opening this on Saturday, November 5th. They also are rocking a movie screening tonight, Nov 1st of “Pedal”. Here’s the trailer: We stopped in last week…

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So, we totally missed listing the Cut Brooklyn‘s Halloween Party that happened on 9/28/2011. You’d think we’d of double-checked that we had a listing for Gowanus’s resident knife expert! But, alas we did not…

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Setting Sail in Gowanus: Littleneck Opens

Though it was a soft opening last night it didn’t keep a large crowd from showing up to try out Gowanus’s brand spanking new New England style claim shack, Littleneck. We arrived last…

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New Performance Space Graffitis It Up

Shapeshifter Lab is a new performance space in Gowanus. Here’s a time-lapse of the front getting tagged up… ShapeShifter Lab Graffiti from ShapeShifter Productions on Vimeo. Local graffiti artist ‘Mr. Matt’ dressed up…

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Clash of NYC Climbing Civilizations: Chelsea Piers vs. Brooklyn Boulders

Holy rivalry batman! This animated argument between a Chelsea Piers climbing and Brooklyn Boulder is volatile. The youtube show description as: Two NYC climbers discuss the vibrant local gym climbing scene. Please don’t…

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This will PEEK your interest!

A new Brooklyn based online store solves one of life’s biggest clothing dilemmas: ‘Where to find good quality hosiery!’

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