I'm still very new to all of this, but im in the process of building up a new hackerspace community in the NYC Lower East Side area. We're a repair shop during the day, and at night we want to be able to hold classes or meetups for geeky stuff like this. We pretty much have all the fancy tools needed to do workshops or have people work on their projects at our space. I'm not sure how to go about it fully yet, but i wanted to reach out to this community or anyone that would be interested in this.
Please contact me if anyone is from NYC here. pat [at] xcubicle.com
Our recent crowd funding video: http://vimeo.com/42523232