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FOX 5
November 11, 2016
cityWell_Fox

City Well spa in Brooklyn

cityWell looks deceiving. Behind a non-descript door on an industrial block in Gowanus, Brooklyn, lies a holistic haven. Massage therapist Liz Tortolani wanted to bring a boutique feel to wellness. Liz performs massages inside, where there's also a shower and steam room. Outside an urban sanctuary takes shape. Architect Deborah Mariotti helped transform the cozy 450-square-foot indoor space.

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BK MAG
November 7, 2016

Brooklyn Stress Cases: A Spa (or Three) for What Ails You

Sudden underground asphyxiation, thumb cramps, shortness of comprehension, tightness of face, dissociative drinking—what’s a well-balanced urban lifestyle without a few stress and fatigue-induced health concerns? It would be pointless, because without any ailments, you would never go to the spa, and a life without spas is as pointless as a life without the city.

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HOUSE OF MARLEY

Acquatherapy with cityWell Brooklyn

With water being the most vital component of life, it’s expected that its uses and powers range far beyond quenching thirst. Aquatherapy, a long practiced form of relaxation and rehabilitation, invites its newest rostrum – cityWell Brooklyn.

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TIMEOUT

Four awesome new places to hit up in Gowanus

Like a rehabbed starlet, much-maligned Brooklyn nabe Gowanus has turned its rep around. It’s welcomed an influx of restaurants (Dinosaur BBQ), bakeries (Four & Twenty Blackbirds) and even a shuffleboard club (Royal Palms), and the makeover train (or should we say barge?) is rolling full steam ahead.

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NYMAG
November 30, 2015

Best Bets: November 30, 2015

“The indoor portion — with a three-person steam room and showers — is already open ($25 for two hours), and now we’re working on the 1,500-square-foot yard, which come January will have a cedar sauna, hammock, fire pit, and yoga platform.

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THE DOWNTOWN FOX
November 14, 2015

Brooklyn Just Got a Boutique Bathhouse

Now that it’s getting nippy, I’m sure the two things on your mind are: hot coffee and bathhouses. Maybe pies. Even if bathhouses weren’t on your mind, Gowanus’ latest hot spot (pun intended) might peak your interest. Gowanus? Yes, Gowanus. It’s time to book a staycation in the thick of Brooklyn.

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PURE WOW

A Boutique Bathhouse Is Opening in...Gowanus?

It’s been oddly warm in the city the last few weeks, but it’s time to face the terrible, inevitable facts: Sooner or later, it’s going to get freaking freezing. Sure, you could hole up in your apartment and watch every TV show ever for the next four months. Or you could book a staycation in Gowanus.

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AMNY
November 4, 2015

Boutique Bathhouse Will Bring Healing Waters to Gowanus

It's not a neighborhood traditionally known for its healing waters, but Gowanus will soon be home to a bathhouse where women can soak away their cares and nurture their bodies.

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GOTHAMIST
November 2, 2015

New Boutique Bathhouse Coming To Gowanus, Let's Go There Right Now

Happy post-Halloween Monday. It seems like just yesterday that we were all covered in glitter and sloshed Michelob and chunks of someone else's deteriorating wigs, and now we're here at work? How did this happen? My hair hurts.

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DNA INFO
November 2, 2015

Boutique bathhouse opening in Brooklyn

It’s not a neighborhood traditionally known for its healing waters, but Gowanus will soon be home to a bathhouse where women can soak away their cares and nurture their bodies.

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