Spinning records is an art, and if there’s one thing that’s more satisfying than listening to someone else serenade you with their scratching skills, it’s doing it yourself. This Monday night, at the Bell House, Vinyl Club Brooklyn presents Monday Night Vinyl Club #68: Ring The Bell. Prove you have taste by pulling some of your favorite wax from your collection and putting it to the test on the turntables and awesome sound system at the Bell House. But if you literally want to scratch, bring your own needles–if you’re a pro, you probably already have some anyway.
In the last month, Brooklyn has seen the arrival of frigid weather, a new mayor elect, and an enormous Sephora in Cadman Plaza. This is just the latest in an onslaught of chain stores invading brownstone Brooklyn, and although I wanted to boycott the mega store just on principle, the allure of such an upscale […]
Each month in our Meet Your Makers series, we explore the back story of covetable, functional home goods and fashion, from a marble piggy bank to grass-fed bags. This month brings together three designers who can brighten your holiday greetings with unique handmade cards, and in one case, an app that allows you to […]
A hospital stay in 2007 was the unlikely catalyst for Eileen Conlisk to start her own card company. At the time, the graphic designer, who got her BFA at the Rhode Island School of Design, found inspiration for her own small business in the flower bouquets friends and family sent her. “I just started drawing […]
As the nexus of Brooklyn’s tech community, Dumbo is best known for its digital landscape. But tucked in amongst its startup companies and art galleries on Washington Street is the studio of Sesame Letterpress and Design where Breck Hostetter makes a living as a printmaker creating cards, stationary and other printed curiosities through a process […]