Member Spotlight

May 2018

The 1896, Studios & Stages

The 1896, Studios and Stages was originally founded in 2008 by sculptor Jen Durbin. Occupying turn-of-the century former factory buildings, The 1896 functions as 24-hour shooting location for New York’s Photo, Television and Motion Picture Industry,… Read More ›

March 2018

Control Electropolishing

Started in Freeport, NY in 1959, Control Electropolishing moved to Brooklyn in 1972 and has been located off Myrtle Avenue ever since. Its current president and CEO, Nancy Zapata, came on board in 1981 as a… Read More ›

March 2018

Oso Industries

Concrete is the name of the game at Eric Weil’s Greenpoint-based company, Oso Industries. Weill began the company twelve years ago out of a small space on Myrtle Avenue and today resides in the Greenpoint Manufacturing… Read More ›

February 2018

Cooper Tank & Welding

For seventy-one years our featured member this month, Cooper Tank & Welding, has made North Brooklyn home. Founded in 1946, it originally began on Moore Street as a manufacturer of boiler tanks and soon after began… Read More ›

January 2018

Descendant Cider Co.

Pioneering a new style of American cider, Descendant Cider  Co. was started in New York after founders, Alexandria Fisk and Jahil Maplestone, could not find readily great selections of ciders at their local bars. Originally from… Read More ›

November 2017

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream

Van Leeuwen started as one truck in 2008 with the goal of creating classic ice cream from natural ingredients and since then has become a local phenomenon. Headquartered in Brooklyn, the company now has multiple trucks… Read More ›

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