Category Archives: Gowanus

This is all about the Gowanus and will document it’s slow and steady transformation to stardom.

Spotted in Gowanus: Summer 2014 Outdoor Film Series

The Old American Can Factory (232 Third Street at Third Avenue in Gowanus)  is a 130,000 square foot manufacturing and arts complex at the foot of the Gowanus Canal. They have a spacious rooftop venue where they exhibit underground and independent films … Continue reading

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Spotted in Gowanus: House, Plant, Bar & Tree

Enjoyed a long walk through Gowanus this evening. The new businesses are sprouting like, well things that sprout abundantly. I saw a shuffle board club (Royal Palms on Union Street), a few martial arts and capoeira studios, bars peppered with locals … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Function: A Tale From Inamorata

An operation that works, when it doesn’t A dysfunctional function of heart Its pieces fall apart The peripheral view of its art Form jagged edged lines A functional form of dysfunction Pleasing to the eye; observant Though bleeding tears; concurrent … Continue reading

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Spotted in Gowanus: The Bahche, A Mediterranean Garden.

Husband and I are getting to know our local bars and restaurants even better as a result of our kitchen’s gut renovation (read: added expense). While walking around the neighborhood we stumbled upon a beautiful, open café called The Bahche, … Continue reading

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Spotted in Gowanus: Renovations

Husband and I took a late summer afternoon stroll in the Gowanus on Wednesday evening. We watched as commuters buzzed to and fro. We noticed some new developments underway and houses mid-renovation. Here is a picture of the ‘Home of … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Kitchen Remodel: DIY Demo

Let me start by saying that removing your own kitchen cabinetry is not only a good way to save money on contractor costs, but also the best way to ruin a manicure 🙂 Now that we have those two facts … Continue reading

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