• the schoolhouse

    neighborhood: bushwick | space type: art collective | active since: 1996 | links: facebook According to The Bushwiki, PS 52 was built in 1883 and served as an arts-intensive elementary school until 1945, when it was sold for use …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • hive nyc

    neighborhood: bushwick | space type: art collective | active since: 2011 | links: website, facebook, twitter During this year’s Bushwick Open Studios, I had an ambitious roster of spaces to hit, and by a fortuitous chance, one …

  • big sky works

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: circus | active since: 2011 | links: website, facebook, twitter When I was in college in New Jersey, we used to come to Brooklyn to hunt for weirdness as much as we could. …

  • death by audio

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: music venue | active since: 2007 | links: website, myspace I’ve been to Death By Audio a few dozen times, but somehow I always forget how cool it is. My friends’ doom metal band …