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WILLIAMSBURG—Brooklyn's very first Megaformer workout studio opened over the weekend on the ground floor of The Edge condo complex. (FYI: If you're not a niche fitness junkie, Megaformers are total-body-conditioning machines, and they're serious.) Well+Good NYC reports that the studio doesn't offer showers, but they do offer something better: a "special window covering [that] allows lots of light in, but from the outside, it looks like a brick wall." Meaning nobody's going to see your unflattering workout strainface. [Well+Good NYC]
SUNSET PARK—Manufacture New York, a group of sixty apparel and accessory designers, have kicked off an IndieGoGo campaign today with a $100k goal. The tax-deductible donations will fund a 200,000-square-foot space at Industry City, which will serve as a space to ultimately "transform local manufacturing into the most affordable, high-quality option for all. [Brokelyn]