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Crime in NYC: A History of Vice and Murder Walking Tour

at Brooklyn Brainery - Manhattan
Centre St & Chambers St New York, NY 10007, New York, New York 10007

Corrupt politicians. Crooked cops. Gangsters so terrifying that they’re known only as “Murder, Incorporated.”  These are the men and women that have made New York City’s underworld the stuff of legend. But there is so much more to this legend than you’ve ever heard. Why is it that New York had such a violent past? What drove these...

$25

Self Care: Fertility Awareness & Cycle Tracking

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this special edition of her popular self-care class, herbalist, food entrepreneur, birth and postpartum doula, Laena McCarthy, will discuss the menstrual cycle, fertility awareness method (FAM), diet and lifestyle choices for hormonal health, and the effects of long term hormonal birth control. The class will begin with an overview of what healthy,...

$20

Homemade Jam

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Truth: learning to preserve fresh fruits and veggies is the most liberating (and fruitful) skill I've mastered. I'm still amazed at how fun and easy urban canning can be; and I look forward to sharing my passion for putting things up with you. In this demonstration-based class you'll learn the simple steps of...

$35

The History of Gin

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

From the debauched slums of Victorian London to dry martinis and fancy cocktail parties,gin has had a remarkable journey, a story that reflects the ever changing moods and sensibilities of society at large. Like many other spirits, it began life in the alchemist’s workshop as a medicinal cure-all, a link it would retain as a mainstay of European...

$14

Indoor Bonsai Growing

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Growing Bonsai indoors is a wonderful way to bring the spirit of nature close to our hearts. What people sometimes don’t realize is not all bonsai can be grown year round indoors. Many bonsai need a winter rest period of cold months.  Learn the creative and philosophical art form with bonsai that will bring peace...

$90

Embroidery in 90 Minutes: Mini Floral Monogram

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

The perfect class for a quick gift or a decoration for your own wall. Learn two basic embroidery stitches paired with two more advanced, decorative stitches.Students will leave with a finished 3" piece, ready to hang. No experience required and all materials are provided. 

$26

Lower Manhattan History Walk

at Brooklyn Brainery

When it comes to historical neighborhoods in New York they don’t get much more older than Lower Manhattan. Join us for a two-hour walk through the Financial District where we’ll learn about some of it’s most famous landmarks. We’ll see Alexander Hamilton’s gravesite, talk about the actual wall of Wall Street, and walk...

$25

An Introduction to Sichuan Cuisine

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this 2-hour intro class to Sichuan cooking, you'll learn how to whip up delicious Sichuan dishes in your own kitchen. Sichuan cooking is well-known for its addictive spicy dishes. And although the flavors are complex, creating the dishes from scratch is surprisingly easy, with a few key ingredients and techniques. We'll discuss the various uses...

$46

Improv in 90 Minutes

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Improvisation is not just something for actors and comedians. MBA Students are being asked to take improv classes. Why? The answer is the same reason why professionals and educators should be trained: the root is in communication. Even the basic improv principle of “yes, and” is the essential idea behind...

$25

Knife Skills: Slicing Through the Basics

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Solid knife skills are the foundation for speed in the kitchen. They can be the mortar for the house you call "dinner at my place." With a little dose of confidence, a pinch of good form and a sharp knife, making dinner won't take you three hours! Through this hands-on class you will not only feel at ease yielding a knife...

$62

Photography 101

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

Get the knowledge behind serious picture taking. This three-session course introduces and expands on the fundamentals of photography through lectures, in-class shooting exercises, and short homework assignments. Students become familiar with topics such as: exposure controls metering modes lighting scenarios basic compositional tools histograms—and...

$92

3 sessions

Magic and the Book of the Dead in Ancient Egypt

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
190 Underhill Ave Brooklyn, NY 11238, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Known as the "Book of Going Forth by Day," the  is now known as the Book of the Dead. In this lecture, we will see how these texts show us what the ancients feared in their day to day life (eating poop!) as well as what they considered most important in life (beer!). 

$10

Networking and Small Talk: Find Your Voice

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

Who are you and what are you here for? Does every networking and small talk situation feel like an awkward test where you ramble along and try to fill the time, only to realize you’re talking too much? Networking has rapidly become an important part of the job search. With all of the qualified people looking for the next great job, you...

$40

Embroidering Calligraphy

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In this three-hour combination class, you'll learn the basics of brush and faux calligraphy then design the lettering for your custom embroidered hoop. You can choose any word up to three letters for your hoop design. In the second half of class, we'll transfer our designs onto fabric and learn a fewimportant embroidery stitches (the...

$55

American Sign Language: Level 1

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights
190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Learn how to communicate without words! This class will focus on basic conversational American Sign Language vocabulary and discussions about Deaf culture and community. We will learn conversational signs, NYC-based signs, finger spelling, what an “accent” looks like and how to communicate using our hands, bodies, and facial expressions. Did you...

$70

4 sessions