• house of collection

    [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: williamsburg | space type: home | active since: 1989 | links:…

  • acme studio

    space type: photo studio & prop house | neighborhood: williamsburg | active since: 2010 | links: website, facebook, twitter, tumblr Listen, I’ve been to a lot of wacky spaces through this project, but Acme is one of …

  • gemini & scorpio loft

    neighborhood: gowanus | space type: art & events | active since: 2011 | links: website, facebook, twitter, flickr For ten years, Gemini & Scorpio have been throwing huge, immersive themed parties, consistently positioning themselves at the …

  • swimming cities

    neighborhood: gowanus (and the world!) | space type: art collective | active since: 2001 | links: website, blog, facebook, twitter update, Nov 2011: Want to see some absolutely amazing photos from Swimming Cities’ incredible trip down the …

  • the lab (electric warehouse)

    neighborhood: bed-stuy | space type: parties | active since: ? | links: website The Lab—or as it’s known to the dance kids and hipsters, Electric Warehouse—is a 10,000-sq-ft underground party space deep in Bed-Stuy. Once upon a time it was …

  • lost horizon night market

    neighborhood: nomadic | space type: guerilla art | active since: 2009 | links: website Okay, the Lost Horizon Night Market isn’t exactly a space, it’s more an idea contained in many, many spaces. But it’s such a spectacularly fun …

  • rubulad

    neighborhood: bed-stuy | space type: parties & art space | active since: 1993 | links: none (sorry!) update December 2011: Rubulad is moving! After  nine years in South Williamsburg and six in Bed-Stuy, this amazing space is hunting for a …