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City Debuts Temporary Green Space At Future Site Of Willoughby Square Park

A representative for American Development Group contacted Bklyner stating that the company "had actually secured the funding in advance of EDC pulling the contract and is currently in an active lawsuit with EDC over...

Shirley Chisholm State Park Opens In East New York

EAST NEW YORK - On Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the opening of the first section of the new Shirley Chisholm State Park, located along Jamaica Bay in East New York. A mural honoring the former...

Under The Sun: Public Art Installation Coming To 7th Avenue Triangle

PARK SLOPE - A ten-foot-tall steel sculpture will soon be installed at the triangular Greenstreet space at Flatbush, 7th Avenue, and Park Place. Elizabeth Masella, Public Art Coordinator for NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, presented...

Industry City Spotlight: Brooklyn Oyster Dory

On a recent Saturday afternoon in mid-May, the corridor in Industry City’s Building 6 connecting 34th and 35th Streets was abuzz with activity. Fueled by a table full of homemade tamales, a group of...

Gowanus Visions: Arts & Activism Along The Canal

GOWANUS - Join Artichoke Dance Company next Saturday, June 15, for Gowanus Visions, a day of free performances, workshops, and activities to raise awareness of the Gowanus Canal Superfund cleanup and planned neighborhood rezoning. Lynn...

Prospect Park Alliance Hosts Spring Fling, May 17-19

PROSPECT PARK - Join the Prospect Park Alliance in welcoming spring this weekend with a full schedule of special events and activities. The Prospect Park Spring Fling kicks off on Friday, May 17 with a Beverly...

‘Willoughby Walks’ Returns For 3 Wednesdays In May

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The "Willoughby Walks" series returns next week, temporarily transforming the blocks surrounding the intersection of Willoughby and Lawrence Streets into a car-free public playground. The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) and the New York City Department...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

Spend Your Summer in Brooklyn with FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology is perhaps best known as a school for aspiring fashion creatives and entrepreneurs, with a campus located in the heart of Manhattan’s fashion district. But FIT offers so much...

Up for Debate: Local Constituents and Political Leaders Gather for Frank Talk on Marine...

MARINE PARK - A large crowd gathered Tuesday at the Carmine Carro community center for a joint meeting sponsored by the Marine Park and Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Associations. The event’s goal to bring local organizations, communities...

Help Plan The Future Of Two Parks On Carroll & Henry Streets

CARROLL GARDENS/COBBLE HILL - Carroll Gardens neighbors will have an opportunity next week to share their ideas for improvements to Carroll Park (bounded by Court, President, Smith, and Carroll Streets). NYC Parks is hosting a...

DEP Presents Tunnel Proposal To Gowanus Canal CAG

GOWANUS - The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group’s (CAG) monthly meeting took place as scheduled Tuesday (January 22) despite the ongoing federal government shutdown prohibiting furloughed EPA team members from attending. CAG member Brad Vogel...

 “Naked” Trees Only! + Mulchfest

Curbside collection of Christmas trees will begin on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, and continue through January 12, weather permitting, The New York City Department of Sanitation announced today. Remove all ornaments and decorations, and leave your...

Share Your Vision for the “Gateway to Greenpoint”

GREENPOINT - As the Newtown Creek Alliance looks to develop an empty parcel of city land into an environmental "Gateway to Greenpoint," they're reaching out to the community to contribute their vision of the...

DEP Proposes Tunnel As Alternative To CSO Tanks For Gowanus Superfund

GOWANUS - The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has proposed the use of a tunnel to collect excess combined sewage from the Gowanus Canal instead of two CSO (combine sewage overflow) tanks currently...
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