By Brooklyn Reader

March 4, 2015, 10:25 am

 

The Brooklyn Navy Yard

Brooklyn Navy Yard
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As winter slowly subsides, the thaw sets in, and we move into spring, a wonderful world of culture, history and ‘industry in action‘ awaits you at BLDG 92 – your gateway to the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Photo: Brooklyn Navy Yard

Photo: Brooklyn Navy Yard

Whiskey Wars on St. Patty’s Day

The luck of the Irish comes to life on St. Patty’s Day, as BLDG 92 takes you back in time on our popular Whiskey Wars Factory Tour. Explore whiskey scandals of the past through the tales of “Irishtown” – better known today as Vinegar Hill. Tour Kings County Distillery for a taste of modern day moonshine and witness the resurgence of the industry today.

 

Photo: Brooklyn Navy Yard

Photo: Brooklyn Navy Yard

March (Metal) Madness

The technology of tomorrow meets the craftsmanship of yesterday at fine metal fabrication firm, Ferra Designs. On our Heavy Metal Factory Tour we’ll take you from the design loft to the factory floor to the product lounge. Ferra has worked with everyone from Barney’s to Brooklyn Bowl and you never know what you might see when you come experience industry in action.

 

Photo: Brooklyn Navy Yard

Photo: Brooklyn Navy Yard

Furniture & Fabrication Fun

Learn why hundreds of manufacturers are “making it in NYC” right here at the Navy Yard on our Inside Industry Tour. This 90-minute guided tour begins in BLDG 92′s Making It in NYC gallery, then heads out into the Yard for an immersive look at “making it” then and now in the Yard and for two site visits: SITU Fabrication & Scott Jordan Furniture.

Photo: Brooklyn Navy Yard

Photo: Brooklyn Navy Yard

#Bldg92Kids Sweepstakes

We’ve been feeling the love this February as families and school groups have been showing their BLDG 92 pride. This is the LAST WEEK to get in on the action. Snap a pic your child at BLDG 92, include the hashtag #BLDG92Kids and post to our facebook page. The most “liked” kid will be one happy camper when he/she wins a spot in Spring Break Camp at Construction Kids – a $525 value! Learn more.


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