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Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | Eleonora Volpe, Sustainable Fashion Stylist

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Eleonora Volpe is a Sustainable Fashion Stylist (or Eco-Stylist) and Founder of The Society of Green Arts. images of recycling and upcycling“The Society of Green Arts is a newborn non-profit organization that promotes upcycling and recycling co-creative action in order to find…

A New Way to #ShopSmall: BKBlockParty.Live Small Business Block Party!

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We are thrilled to be a founding member of BKBlockParty.Live, a digital block party to support small businesses in Brooklyn that have been impacted by COVID-19. Stay home. Shop small. Support Brooklyn.  On Saturday, May 23rd from 10am until 2pm, Brooklyn is getting its first digital block party that will put live-streamed content from local Brooklyn shops…

Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | The Canvas by Querencia

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Interested in sustainable fashion? Watch this educational and inspiring interview with Devin James Gilmartin, President & Creative Director, and Kate Walz, Creative Director of Querencia Studio and Manager of The Canvas by Querencia Williamsburg, Brooklyn. They are interviewed by sustainable fashion designer and Like A Local tour guide, Amalya Meira. They work with over 120 sustainable…

Digital Discussions: A Closer Look at Brooklyn Makers | Line & Label

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Do you ever dream about opening your own fashion label or boutique? Watch this inspiring video with Kate O’Riley, Founder & Head Designer of Line & Label. She is interviewed by sustainable fashion designer and tour guide, Amalya Meira. Line & Label is located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It is a boutique and studio that has a…

Support Small Businesses!

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It’s no secret that small businesses everywhere are facing tough times, but given the fact that NYC has been on lockdown since March 16, we are especially hard hit. Here are some of our favorite ways to support small businesses: NYC & Company continues to highlight member businesses through three separate digital marketing initiatives: Virtual…

How to experience NYC during the pandemic

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During this pandemic, we are definitely looking for as many silver linings as possible. Many of them can be found in the plethora of museums, parks, cultural institutions and entertainment venues that are offering FREE online tours and live-streams.   a person standing in front of a car

Top Five Things to do in Brooklyn

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Did you know that Brooklyn is the 4th largest city in the US (if you separate it from New York City)? The borough has experienced an explosion of popularity in the last 10 years and is now on most tourists’ must do list when they come to New York City. We narrowed it down to the…

Our favorite things to do in Hudson Yards … and where to enjoy a cocktail or two!

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Sightsee, Get Your Art On and Drink! Hudson Yards officially opened in March of 2019. This high profile $20 billion development is located on the north end of the High Line. Hudson Yards is a 28 acre mixed used development built over rail yards. It features luxury shopping, a climbable public-art sculpture, restaurants (several by…

Creative Team Building Activities in NYC

Corporate Team Building

Whether you want to bring together a group of friends, family or employees, New York City is full of activities that encourage team bonding. From black-light bowling and escape rooms to beat the bomb and pizza-making lessons, team building outside of the office/home can be more engaging and exciting for the participants.  We’ve rounded up…

2-FOR -1 ATTRACTIONS MAKE MUST SEE WEEK A MUST TRY THIS WINTER IN NYC

NYC Must See Week

Exploring New York City can seem like a grand task because of the endless possibilities of things to do. There’s Broadway (and off-broadway) shows, tons of restaurants, local tours, new communities like Hudson Yards, old staples like the Empire State Building and so much more. Trying to explore all of those attractions can not only…