Brooklyn Grooming: Sector B

Tattoo balm. Mustache wax. Beard oil. Two young entrepreneurs based in Bushwick have decided products like this are what we need, and they’re building a business to prove it. For more information about Brooklyn Grooming, visit http://www.brooklyngrooming.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s “Sector B:The Business of Brooklyn,” episode 66. Original air date: 2/20/2013. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Aquaponics in Bushwick: Sector B

At the Moore Street Market, two young urban farmers are building a business based on a “closed loop eco-system” that involves raising organic produce and fresh-water fish (tilapia, to be precise). For more information about Oko Farms visit, http://www.okofarms.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s “Sector B:The Business of Brooklyn,” episode 65. Original air date: 1/16/2013.

Brooklyn GO: Caught In The Act

According to its sponsor, the Brooklyn Museum, this borough-wide open house drew an estimated 18,000 visitors to the studios, living rooms, galleries, and garages of more than 1700 artists in 44 neighborhoods. We didn’t get to quite that many, but enough to confirm that Brooklyn is full of talented people – as if you didn’t know!
For more information about GO, visit http://www.gobrooklynart.org

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Caught in the Act: Art in Brooklyn, episode 53. Original air date: 9/26/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

ON Megumi Akiyoshi: Caught In The Act

Flowers that bloom on the floor “a coffin for the living” a light-covered coat that’s worn in a room made of mylar, these are the work of ON Megumi Akiyoshi, a Japanese transplant to Bushwick.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Caught In The Act Episode 48. Original air date: 4/25/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Snarky Puppy: Caught In The Act

“Jazz-fusion-dance-funk” is how Snarky Puppy describes its mix of musical styles; we find the description fits during a recent rehearsal in Bushwick.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Caught In the Act, episode 48. Original air date: 4/25/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Putnam Rolling Ladder Co.: Sector B

Remember those cool ladders librarians once used to retrieve books from on high?  (Remember books?) They’re still making them, in Bushwick, and inside this factory, we get the benefit of 107 years of experience and know-how – and yes, watch a rolling ladder get rolling. For more information about the Putnam Rolling Ladder Co, visit www.putnamrollingladder.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s “Sector B:The Business of Brooklyn,” episode 58

Spelling Bee: Brooklyn Review

It’s Spelling Bee Season and Brooklyn’s best competed at the Scripps National Spelling Bee Regional competition held at the Young Women?s Leadership School of Brooklyn in Bushwick.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 257. Original air date: 2/17/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

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