• GOWANUS SWIM SOCIETY Presents: SUBMERGED SUBMERGED-PRESSRELEASE-04.pngAn InstallationGovernors Island Art FairEach Saturday + Sunday throughout September 11AM - 6PM
    Gowanus Swim Society is pleased to announce their participation in the 7th Annual Governors Island Art Fair.  GIAF is New York’s largest independent exhibition and will feature ...
    1 comment Started by gowanusswimsocietyAugust 13Gowanus
    Exposed Square
    Véronique Gambier
    September 1st - October 3rd
    Opening Reception: Friday, September 5th, 7 - 9pm

    Trestle Gallery is delighted to present the work of Véronique Gambier. In her second exhibition with the gallery, Gambier will 
    present her latest paintings, works from her new Figments series, and her first-ever site specific installation, Exposed Square 1. 
    Gambier will ...
    1 comment Started by bkartspaceAugust 13Gowanus
  • My girlfriend and I went to the Ample Hills Creamery Gowanus location for the first time last night -- Saturday, July 19th -- and unfortunately she got very, very sick immediately afterward. Hours-long sick. She had two scoops of the salted crack caramel, and I had two scoops of Guinness and pretzels. I was perfectly ...
    3 comments Jump to: Most Recent Comment by newguy88July 22Gowanus
  • I was researching some areas of Brooklyn and am intrigued by all things Gowanus. I want to relocate to the area, move into the Gowanus Houses, swim in the Gowanus Canal, eat and drink at the Gowanus Yacht Club, and become immersed in the neighborhood and local culture. Any suggestions about moving to this neighborhood ...
    14 comments Jump to: Most Recent Comment by bobmarvinJuly 7Gowanus
  • TRestle Gallery BAS Summer Member Salon Pop-Up Friday July 11th, 2014 Opening Reception 7-9 PM One Night Only As part of its exchange with Brooklyn Art Space, Trestle Gallery hosts the seasonal Brooklyn Art Space member-only exhibitions, encouraging artists to speak about their work on both personal and professional levels. Featured Artists: John Azelvandre, Linda Berkowitz, Patricia Brace, ...
    1 comment Started by bkartspaceJuly 3Gowanus
  • ... citing violence and illegal alcohol sales:
  • http://www.ny1.com/content/news/211391/at-least-two-critical-following-shooting-in-gowanus/ If you are wondering what the helicopters over Park Slope and Gowanus are about ...
    1 comment Started by whynot_31June 30Gowanus
  • A most disgusting sight.  I phoned it into 311 and was switched around. Bottom line after being asked whether there was still flesh on it and might it be a rat (it's not):  it is apparently not the Dept. of Sanitation or other city responsibility because it is considered private property. It looks like it ...
    4 comments Jump to: Most Recent Comment by gioJune 27Gowanus
  • Gowanus Swim Society: A Pop Up Introduction Reception: Thursday, April 17th, 2014, 7pm-10pm Trestle Projects | 400 3rd Ave., Brooklyn NY 11215 http://www.gowanusswimsociety.com/  Trestle Projects is proud to present Gowanus Swim Society, a one night exhibit introducing a new neighborhood collective, Gowanus Swim Society (GSS). Founded in  January of 2014 by neighborhood artists Kristen Haskell and Suzy Kopf, this ...
    1 comment Started by bkartspaceMarch 29Gowanus
  • We live on 4th ave near 10th st and recently noticed the train has been really barelling through the neighborhood, starting a week or so ago. It seems like an express that goes by 4x an hour. We never used to notice it and are not usually bothered by noise etc, but everything in our ...
    6 comments Jump to: Most Recent Comment by newguy88February 3Gowanus
  • On 2nd avenue at the corner of 13th street, there’s a Stop sign which has been knocked down (presumably by car)… It’s been this way for a few days. I wonder how long it’ll take until the city fixes it… I’m guessing the city will wait until after there’s an accident in which someone gets ...
    5 comments Jump to: Most Recent Comment by garthDecember 2013Gowanus
  • I am thinking of joining to use regularly 2 t 3 times a week. The $$ sounds about right. Is this a reliable system Thank you, Gio

    9 comments Jump to: Most Recent Comment by thecameraladyOctober 2013Gowanus
  • http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-08/fyi-what-would-happen-if-you-drank-water-gowanus-canal

    1 comment Started by whynot_31October 2013Gowanus
  • UNBINDING THE LIBRARY / Andrew Beccone

    Unbinding the Library will consider the physical, historical, and ecological relationships between the Reanimation Library and Gowanus—the neighborhood in which the library is situated. Starting at the Reanimation Library, participants will reproduce images from the library that correspond to one of the above categories and then, as a ...
    1 comment Started by elasticcityJuly 2013Gowanus
  • The Gowanus NITE Market(GNM)is a monthly indoor pop-up market that’s never quite the same. At GNM you can expect: Rotating film industry props changing the look of the venue each month, super cool vendors ,creatively designed vendor stations utilizing furnishings from the prop shop, A wicked DJ spinning and a long list of monthly happenings.GNM ...
    1 comment Started by gowanus nite marketDecember 2012Gowanus
  • Free Showing of movie Between the FoldsTuesday June 12, 7pm-8pmAbout Film:

    Filmmaker Vanessa Gould takes you on a provocative odyssey into the mesmerizing world of modern origami, where artists and scientists use the ancient art form to craft works of delicate beauty and to model cutting-edge mathematical theories. Pushing the envelope of origami to ...
    1 comment Started by brooklynartistsgymMay 2012Gowanus
  • Brooklyn Artists Gym will be hosting screenings of Art21 every other Tuesday.

    The next upcoming screening will be:

    Tuesday, April 10th from (7:00-8:00pm)

    Season 1: Episode 3

    Popcorn will be served. Come join us and bring your friends!

    Attached files ...
    1 comment Started by brooklynartistsgymApril 2012Gowanus
  • Past, Present, and Future

    On view Friday, April 20th through Tuesday, May 15th

    Brooklyn Artists Gym (Brooklyn, NY — March 27, 2012) The Gallery at BAG announces Past, Present, and Future, an exhibition displaying artworks by High School Students from United States and abroad.

    Brooklyn Artists Gym is delighted to announce ...
    1 comment Started by brooklynartistsgymApril 2012Gowanus
  • I was coming home with a friend and we were in a car. We just drove over Carroll St. bridge and saw a young pitbull who obviously was lost. He/she was blond color and was in relatively good shape. I am sorry we couldn't have stopped but was anxious to post this ...
    1 comment Started by hurricanekateMarch 2012Gowanus
  • Decisive Vote Looms, Finally, for Whole Foods in BrooklynNew varieties of hybrid tomatoes have been created in the time it has taken for one supermarket to rise in Brooklyn.Eight years ago, Whole Foods Market bought a 4.2-acre site on the corner of Third Street and Third ...
    2 comments Jump to: Most Recent Comment by armchair_warriorFebruary 2012Gowanus
  • ShowLoveWorld puts out this lovely video on 718 Cyclery, Gowanus’s bike shop at 3rd Ave. at Union St., called “The Inverted Bike Shop”. In the video the owner Joe Nocella takes us inside his shop and illustrates the unique business style that values community and customer education.
    via 718 Cyclery -”The Inverted Bike Shop” | Gowanus ...
  • Good day, good people of Brooklyn...Bored? Lonely? Sad?... I HAVE THE CURE!!Hand-crafted in Gowanus, Brooklyn this cinematic odyssey will lift your spirits to the heavens. I have taken the liberty of posting it upon the YouTube just for YOU...[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PB5MaIMIw8o[/video]I hope it brings you much joy and merriment.Sincerely yours,

    Streaks LaRouche
    3 comments Jump to: Most Recent Comment by cristinaNovember 2011Gowanus
  • Hi there! I'm working on a blog project where I profile unique, creative spaces all across Brooklyn, and I wanted to share the ones I've found in Gowanus! So far I've covered: * Gowanus Ballroom: http://brooklyn-spaces.com/2011/05/gowanus-ballroom/#content

    * Bond Street Studio: http://brooklyn-spaces.com/2011/05/bond-street-studio/#content

    * Dumpster Pools: http://brooklyn-spaces.com/2011/05/dumpster-pools/#content

    * Proteus Gowanus: http://brooklyn-spaces.com/2011/01/proteus-gowanus/#contentI know there's ...
    1 comment Started by orianaJuly 2011Gowanus
  • Hey! Looking for a chill and cheap rental space for a reading of a play I'm trying to schedule in the next few weeks. Any ideas?? Looking into the Lyceum, but are there any other spaces in Gowanus or otherwise that I could get on relatively short notice?? Thanks!

    4 comments Jump to: Most Recent Comment by whynot_31June 2011Gowanus
  • I live on this block and this crazy dude screams out his window onto 16th st. Anyone know the story on him or how to get him to shut up?

    It's annoying and when he's not screaming onto 16th he's screaming into the yard.

    And when he's not there he stands across ...
    5 comments Jump to: Most Recent Comment by slopebornApril 2011Gowanus
  • We'll be doing a tour of 4 artists' studios and a post tour reception on Sunday, April 17 at 2pm. Check out our site for more details.

    1 comment Started by burningorangeApril 2011Gowanus
  • Winter Salon Reception
    Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 6-10pm
    Brooklyn Artists Gym

    168 7th St (between 2nd and 3rd Aves)

    Fl 3

    Brooklyn, NY 11215
    Nearby F,G, and R trains, 4th Ave Stop
    Artists: Rick Midler, John Azelvandre, Jee Young Choi, Ann Williams, Erin Barach, Andy Wellington, Veronique Gambier, Brian Petro, Richard Kessler, ...
    1 comment Started by brooklynartistsgymJanuary 2011Gowanus
  • Sunday, January 2nd

    12-3pm (w/open studio time after class)

    Instructor: Zebadiah Keneally

    $110 BYO Kicks

    $150 Get your chucks from us
    In this one-day workshop, students will be able to print their own customized Converse high tops! Upon registration, we provide the students with a template to make their own artwork ...
    1 comment Started by gplbknyDecember 2010Gowanus
  • I am beginning to host an Open Mic for singer/songwriters, poets, comics (and others) on Thursday nights at UltraViolet on 3rd Ave & 7th street.
    The first Open Mic will be this coming Thursday Dec. 9th and it starts at 9 pm.
    If anyone knows musicians or performing artists who might be interested, ...
    6 comments Jump to: Most Recent Comment by booklawDecember 2010Gowanus

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