One problem with Brooklyn is that there just isn’t anywhere to learn things. Fortunately, Brooklyn Skillshare and BIG THINGS, a Bay Area arts and culture blog, are joining forces for BIG CITY: Brooklyn, an afternoon of workshops to learn you a thing or two. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to make a confetti egg (or what one is), bookmaking or how to properly hold a Japanese tea ceremony, experts will be there to share their knowledge. If you think learning things is for nerds, you can still show up to browse the pop up art shop featuring local artists. It all goes down on Saturday from 10:30am to 3:30pm at LaunchPad, 731 Franklin Ave. There’s a $5 requested donation, and while they say no one will be turned away, come on. Don’t be a cheapskate.
Living in the city is expensive enough. We can’t even imagine how to justify the economics of getting upstate for a weekend to indulge in snow sports. That’s why we want to send two lucky ski (or board) bum newsletter subscribers on a free day trip on December 20 to Mountain Creek, NJ with the NYC […]
It’s happened so fast, but what will New Yorkers eventually make of Bloomberg’s New York? Our pint-sized mayor has had an outsized influence on the city and has been around for so long now that you can only love or hate him, there’s no room for a middle ground. But why leave the history of […]
Beer is great. Burritos are great. Brooklynites are charitable folks with great hearts. Why not combine them for the good of all? Bed Stuy Beer Works (408 Willoughby Avenue), a wholesale and craft beer center open to the public in Bed Stuy, is partnering with City Harvest this weekend to launch the first in what is […]