• pioneer works

    space type: nonprofit, skillshare, gallery | neighborhood: red hook | active since: 2012 | links: website, facebook, twitter, wikipedia Pioneer Works is huge. It’s around 27,000 square feet with 40-foot ceilings, which is just truly, absolutely …

  • exapno (metropolitan exchange building)

    neighborhood: downtown brooklyn | space type: music coworking | open since: 2010 | links: website, facebook, twitter Founded by husband-and-wife composers Lainie and Jascha, Exapno is a coworking space for the musically minded. For a very low …

  • time’s up

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: community space, skillshare, activism | active since: 1987 | links: website, wikipedia, facebook, twitter, flickr Environmental-activism nonprofit Time’s Up is actually one of the very first spaces I profiled when I …

  • brooklyn brainery

    space type: skillshare | neighborhood: prospect heights | active since: 2010 | links: website, tumblr, facebook, twitter Update: The Brainery moved! They got a sweet new space in Prospect Heights which opened in early 2013. Brooklynites are …

  • 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. …

  • 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 …