Radio Free Gowanus

One ear to the canal, one ear to the community.

Episode 3: Artists evicted in Gowanus (9th st. & 2nd Ave.)

Gowanus Open Studios 2015 was difficult for some artists in Gowanus as they were evicted from the studios at 9th St. and 2nd Ave.  Hundreds of artists and small businesses lost their commercial spaces.  In this episode Radio Free Gowanus speaks with some artists who have lost their studios and some people who are trying to do something about the larger issues with commercial real estate in New York that is making it hard for artists to work in the city.

Artist Studio Affordability Project -

Take Back NYC -

Art Condo -

WBAI (Pacifica Radio) -

Episode 2: Gowanus Open Studios 2014 - Part 2

The long-overdue second episode in a two part series with highlights from our pirate radio broadcast during the Gowanus Open Studios, October 2014.

RFG will be broadcasting LIVE at the  Swordraiser 8: The Whet Willy's Short Wave Radio Show! June 18th at 7:30pm in Gowanus, Brooklyn at 261 Douglass St. RSVP for your FREE tickets at  Tune in here on or at

Letter of Marque Theater Co. is jazzed to announce their next performance-based party on June 18th in Gowanus, Brooklyn. It's Swordraiser 8: The Whet Willy's Short Wave Radio Show! Doors will open at 7:30pm, performances start at 8pm.
Featuring an original live radio show performed by Letter of Marque with Special Guests, hot jazz, burlesque, games, drinks, raffles, rooftops… What better way to get jingle-brained and support dynamic theater in Brooklyn? Oh, and it's free if you RSVP online!
Every cent spent at the event goes towards helping this non-profit pay artists.
RSVP for your FREE tickets at and follow Letter of Marque on InstaTwitterBook @lomtheater. Yo ho!