Category Archives: makers

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a wrecked tangle press

space type: art press | neighborhood: prospect heights | active since: 2007 | links: website, facebook, myspace

There’s no doubt that Brooklyn is a literary utopia. We’ve got writers winning all the most important awards, we’ve got a …

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metropolis soap co.

neighborhood: bay ridge | space type: commercial | active since: 2009 | links: website, blog, facebook, twitter

In case you didn’t know, Brooklynites are serious makers. We make everything, all over the borough, like gin in Sunset …

all photos by Maximus Comissar

breuckelen distilling co.

neighborhood: sunset park | space type: commercial | active since: 2010 | links: website, facebook, twitter

Brooklynites are makers. We make everything, no matter how weird or difficult. We make gardens in abandoned lots, screen-printed skateboards

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werdink / ninja pyrate

neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: screenprinting \ events | active since: 2010
links (werdink): site, blog, myspace, facebooklink (ninja pyrate): facebook
contact (werdink): contact@werdink.com; 917.204.2976 | contact (ninja pyrate): ninjapyrates@gmail.com

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gowanus ballroom

neighborhood: gowanus | space type: art & events | active since: 2010 | links: website, facebook

Gowanus Ballrooom is one of my very favorite spaces, one I can’t help updating and re-writing about again and again. (In fact, check …

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bushwick print lab

neighborhood: ridgewood | space type: commercial & studios | active since: 2010 | links: website, facebook

I hope I’m not going to have to change the name of this blog; Bushwick Print Lab is yet another space (like Silent

Arch artists: Ian Horn, Evan Collier, Andriana Santiago, Tom Robinson, Zak Goodman, and (upside-down) Paulie Connor

arch p&d

neighborhood: ridgewood | space type: art studios | active since: 2010 | links: website, tumblr

The guys who make up Arch P&D—Evan, Ian, and Zak—are some of the nicest, hardest-working dudes I have ever met. …

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urbanglass

neighborhood: sunset park (ft. greene) | space type: skillshare | active since: 1977 | links: website, blog, facebook, twitter

I went to an open house at UrbanGlass—a glass-working skillshare and teaching center—completely on a lark, and it …

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better than jam

neighborhood: bushwick | space type: design co-op | active since: 2010 | links: website, facebookblogetsy

Honestly, I wandered into Better Than Jam by accident. I was looking at art at the Loom during Bushwick Site

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3rd ward

neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: skillshare | active since: 2005 | links: websitefacebook, twitter

Update October 2013: The story is still coming to light, but as of October 9th, 3rd Ward is closed, with the owner …