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Trading the Noisy Gay Bar Scene for the Knitting Circle

Jun 07, 2019 - The New York Times

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The conversation had just turned to night life in the city when Louis Boria, an administrative assistant at Mount Sinai Hospital, groaned. He sat in the back of the yarn shop, String Thing Studio, in Park Slope, Brooklyn, knitting the beginnings of a yoke sweater.

“There’s no more clubs,” said Mr. Boria, who is the organizer of a weekly guys’ knitting night, which welcomes men and teenagers no matter ...