• chicken hut

    [I’m counting down to the release of the Brooklyn Spaces book by doing one mini-post per day, sharing teasers of some of the places you’ll find in it. This is the last one—the book is out tomorrow!] neighborhood: bed-stuy | …

  • waterfront museum

    [I’m counting down to the release of the Brooklyn Spaces book by doing one mini-post per day, sharing teasers of some of the places you’ll find in it.] neighborhood: coney island | space type: nonprofit museum | active since: 1985 …

  • freecandy

    [I’ll be counting down to the release of the Brooklyn Spaces book by doing one mini-post per day, sharing teasers of some of the places you’ll find in it.] neighborhood: clinton hill | space type: art gallery & coworking | …

  • brooklyn historical society

    space type: museum, nonprofit | neighborhood: brooklyn heights | active since: 1863 | links: website, facebook, twitter The Brooklyn Historical Society is definitely a bit more conventional than the spaces I usually cover here. But this is a …

  • silent barn redux

    neighborhood: ridgewood | space type: music, art, events | active since: 2013 | links: website, facebook, twitter By now everyone probably knows the storied history of the Silent Barn. The band Skeletons started the DIY venue in their …

  • wondering around wandering

    space type: pop-up gallery | neighborhood: crown heights | active: 2012 | links: website Wondering Around Wandering is a huge, vibrant pop-up art gallery in a former iron-working factory in Crown Heights, run by artist and designer Mike Perry. …

  • bushwick city farms

    space type: community farm | neighborhood: bushwick | active since: 2008 | links: website, facebook, twitter The first thing my sister Laurel told me about Bushwick City Farms was that being a volunteer there went a tremendous way …

  • fort useless

    neighborhood: bushwick | space type: music & events | active since: 2009 | links: website, facebook, twitter In a dense (and getting denser!) corner of Bushwick, Fort Useless, a DIY show space housed in what used to be …