• trinity project

    neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: nonprofit, art studios | active: 2009–2012 | link: facebook The Trinity Project is a fantastic, pioneering nonprofit organization working to integrate artists more completely into the communities where they live. It’s an alliance between …

  • bushwick starr

    neighborhood: bushwick | space type: theatre | active since: 2001 | links: website, facebook, twitter The first play I saw at Bushwick Starr was The Ring Cycle Parts 1&2, a recontectualizing of Wagner‘s famous opera set …

  • books through bars

    neighborhood: red hook | space type: nonprofit | active since: 1996 | links: website, facebook Books Through Bars is a all-volunteer collective started by the Nightcrawlers Anarchist Black Cross, and the group’s single goal is to donate free …

  • micro museum

    neighborhood: downtown brooklyn | space type: art & events | active since: 1986 | links: website, blog, twitter I found out about the Micro Museum by accident—I was checking the directions to go somewhere else in the neighborhood, …

  • time’s up

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: community space, skillshare | active since: 1987 | links: website, wikipedia, facebook, twitter Time’s Up is an all-volunteer, nonprofit environmental advocacy group. They do about 200 themed group bike rides a year, …

  • the brooklyn free store

    neighborhood: bed-stuy | space type: community space | active: 2009–2011 | links: facebook, twitter, tumblr update: I am really sad to add an update on the closing of this terrific space. In March of 2011, the Brooklyn Free …