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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Anti-Semitic Stickers In Greenpoint Surface With Numbers 14 and 88

GREENPOINT - A series of anti-Semitic messages written on United States Postal Service mailing labels were discovered posted around the neighborhood Sunday morning. According to Greenpointers.com, a couple discovered the labels on several lampposts along McGuinness...

EVENTS – Our “Meet The Candidates For Public Advocate” Series Starts Today!

BAY RIDGE -  The race for Public Advocate is going full steam ahead. Over two dozen candidates have declared their intentions and are gathering signatures to get on the ballot. We have partnered with...

Greenpoint Centenarian “Big Helen” Sieczkowski Passed Away January 2nd – OBITUARY

By Michael Kawochka GREENPOINT - Greenpoint centenarian “Big Helen” Sieczkowski passed away January 2, 2019.  She was the oldest living person on Jewel Street. Widow to Stanley “Chick” Sieczkowski, sister of the late Regina Klembicki,...

EXCLUSIVE: State Senator Salazar’s Team And Agenda

BUSHWICK — On November 6, State Sen. Julia Salazar was elected the youngest female New York state senator in history. She turned 28-years-old on December 30. Bklyner spoke to her new chief of staff, Boris Santos,...

Developer Files for Nine Story Building on Toxic Lot Across from Greenpoint Superfund Site

GREENPOINT - Developers have filed for a new nine-story residential building in North Greenpoint, above a toxic plume of phthalates that has leaked from the Nuhart Site across the street. At the end of 2018, plans were...

Stop Work Order Halts Construction at Greenpoint Library

GREENPOINT - After delays pushing back the completion date of the Greenpoint Library by half a year, progress was being made on the site—until it was hit with a stop work order on New...

New Multi-Lingual Signage at Greenpoint’s McGolrick Park Omits Polish

GREENPOINT - All down Nassau Avenue on the approach to McGolrick Park, Polish signs can be seen on the storefronts, like Kubuś Photo Service, Cracovia Liquors, Jaslowiczanka Bakery or Krajan Polish Deli. But at McGolrick...

Plan ahead and come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

The kids are back in school and while summer is still six months away, it is a good time to start looking at options. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting)...

31-Story Tower Added to Greenpoint Landing Development Project

GREENPOINT - On Christmas Eve, the developer of Greenpoint Landing, a series of high-rise residential towers along the North Brooklyn waterfront, filed for yet another building—this one clocking in at 31 stories. One Bell Slip...
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Friday Crime Blotter: Christmas Day Crime, Shots Exchanged on Kingsland Avenue & More

CYPRESS HILLS - Last month, a verbal confrontation ended in a shooting during the early hours at a Dominican restaurant in Cypress Hills. Around 4:15 am on Monday, November 26, police said the 18-year-old victim...

Recently Re-Opened Restaurant Round-Up in Greenpoint

Restaurants are always opening and closing in Brooklyn. Many New Yorker's see it as a badge of honor, knowing what came before—you're not really a resident until you can say "That place used to...

Disappointed By Waterfront Development, Greenpoint Residents Look For Answers

GREENPOINT - This week, representatives from the Department of City Planning (DCP) met with residents in Greenpoint to explain the process of waterfront zoning with a presentation, an event organized by the office of...

Waterfront Esplanade at Williamsburg’s 420 Kent Nears Completion

As the high-rise towers at 420 Kent get ready to open in 2019, the waterfront esplanade, which will join the project to a series of parks and developments running the length of the North...

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...

A New Plan For The North Brooklyn Industrial Zone, But With Concrete Answers To...

This week, representatives from the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) visited North Brooklyn's Community Board 1 to talk over their bold vision for creating jobs through zoning changes to the North Brooklyn Industrial...
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