minigrow is an experience—from the food, to the team, to the energy of the space, we want each visit to our minigrow locations to feel (+ taste) unlike anything New York has ever experienced before. To further elevate this experience, we wanted to feature artists who push boundaries + challenge the viewer with intricate, colorful + playful imagery.
in late March, we hosted an intimate pop-up dinner for some of our New York friends at Brooklyn FoodWorks—a career creation platform which exists to help educate + empower culinary start-ups by providing access to high-end kitchen space, mentors + other utilities. Without their aid, launching a new business in the bustling New York market seems to be a daunting task.
we're thrilled to announce our first Brooklyn, NY location + 16th overall is now open at 194 Joralemon Street! Easily accessible via the Borough Hall stop and lines 2, 3, 4, 5, N, R, W, A, C + F, this location is in the heart of Brooklyn's Downtown district, and is flanked by popular fitness spots such as SoulCycle, Equinox and New York Sports Clubs.
our new Rutgers location features photos that showcase a journey through the seasons as captured by Rutgers-Newark alum, Martin Tadashi. A prominent name on Instagram, Martin's photos know no bounds—from hyper creative portraiture to sweeping cityscapes, his photography conveys a deeper understanding of not only the camera, but the subject as well.
picture this—you're on a refurbished pier along the Lower Hudson River seated in a lounge chair, iced beverage in hand, as the New York City skyline glows a crimson gold from the fading light of a summer sunset. Thanks to Darren Conway this dreamlike scenario has become a reality. Darren, alongside his Managing Partner Rebecca Tarantino, has spent the last few years working to bring a lively, summer retreat to the Hoboken waterfront in the form of Pier 13. Read on as Darren walks us through the history + inspiration for Pier 13, as well as improvements for this season!