Travel & Accommodations:



If you’re traveling to BKSS workshops by plane, you may fly into any of the New York City area airports: La Guardia, JFK, or Newark.

  • Approximately 20-30 minutes via taxi from La Guardia Airport to Williamsburg

  • Approximately 45-60 minutes via taxi from JFK Airport to Williamsburg

  • Approximately 45-60 minutes via taxi from Newark Airport to Williamsburg


If you are planning to travel by bus/train, Chinatown Bus ServiceAmtrak, and/or Peter Pan Bus are some good places to start.


If you are traveling by car,, is a great website to help you locate parking in the city. You can also download the Best Parking app on your phone and have it accessible during your trip. Street parking near the studio is possible, but you should give yourself an extra 15 minutes to find a good spot.


For accommodations, we suggest you check out, and/or

New York City hotels will book up quickly!

Looking for a person to share accommodations with while here in the Big Apple? Let us know, so we can connect you to other students.

You can also explore options outside the Williamsburg neighborhood. 


AirBnB within 10 minutes walking distance

*please note we are not affiliated with the hosts.

Wythe Hotel
80 Wythe Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249

La Quinta Inn & Suites
437 Union Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Hotel Le Jolie
235 Meeker Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211


Walters: American eatery
253 Grand St. Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 387-8783

Little Choc Apothecary: Homey little cafe for sweet & savory vegan crêpes, plus baked goods, coffee, juices & loads of teas.
141 Havemeyer St. Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 963-0420

Quinoa Kitchen: counter serve for health-minded grub such as grass-fed burgers & quinoa bowls, plus juices.
287 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

L'Industrie Pizza
254 S 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 599-0002

Samurai Mama: Japanese restaurant with a communal table & best known for its udon bowls
205 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 599-6161

La Superior: Authentic Mexican street food, like tacos & flautas. Cash only.
295 Berry St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 388-5988

Marlow & Sons: A New American menu with a farm-fresh emphasis is updated daily.
81 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 384-1441

Diner: Retro railcar environs & seasonal New American eats draw cool sorts to this funky spin on the diner.
85 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 486-3077


Tabare: Uruguayan dining mixing Latin American & Italian flavors in rustic chic space with patio; cash-only. 
221 S 1st St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
(347) 335-0187

St. Mazie Bar & Supper Club: Funky bar with frequent live music, an outdoor area & a downstairs restaurant with a compact menu.
345 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 384-4808

Baby's All Right: Cool haunt offering live music most nights, plus gourmet bar fare, creative drinks & weekend brunch.
146 Broadway, Brooklyn NY 11211
(718) 599-5800

Freehold: Meet, work & play. Coffee, cocktails & American gastropub fare served in a hip cafe & bar with a grassy outdoor space.
45 S 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 388-7591

Knitting Factory: Spacious outpost of a small national concert venue chain with an attached adults-only restaurant.
361 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
(347) 529-6696

Bembe: DJs, live global music & tropical cocktails inspire dancing & socializing at this lively lounge.
81 S 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 387-5389

Brooklyn Bowl: Bowling alley in Williamsburg with high-tech lanes, live tunes & food by Blue Ribbon.
61 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
(718) 963-3369