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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Gowanus Superfund Town Hall: Learn What’s Next In The Clean-up, May 29

GOWANUS - The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) will host a town hall on Wednesday, May 29 to update the public on the Gowanus Canal Superfund clean-up. Designated a Superfund site by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Top Five Reasons to Kick Off Summer at the Y!

Two Park Slope Locations The Summer Fun pass gives you access to all 22 YMCA locations in NYC, including the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory. Free Child Watch The YMCA provides...

Spoke The Hub Celebrates 40 Years In Gowanus & Park Slope

GOWANUS/PARK SLOPE - Spoke the Hub celebrates 40 years of bringing community dance classes, performances, and flash mob routines to Park Slope and Gowanus. Founded in 1979 by Elise Long, Spoke the Hub's first home...

Sanitation Repairs Leaving Gowanus Station Building After 46 Years

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 9:15am: The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) confirmed that the city acquired the properties October 31, 2018. While a final sale price has not been determined, an...

Gowanus Inspires Art Exhibition

GOWANUS - An exhibition inspired by the dredging of "black mayonnaise" from the bottom of the Gowanus Canal will open next weekend at four locations. Two Brooklyn-based artists, Sasha Chavchavadze and JoAnne McFarland, organized SEDIMENT...

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...

Work Begins On 4th Avenue Bike Lane In Park Slope

PARK SLOPE - The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) announced last week that work has begun on the Park Slope portion of the 4th Avenue protected bike lane. DOT crews kicked off work last week...

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...

Mondays at Pratt Institute: Weekly Openings of New Work by Graduating MFA Artists

Discover the bold work of emerging fine arts talent at Pratt Shows. New exhibits open every Monday from 5-8 PM on the Brooklyn campus through mid-May. Every Monday night Pratt opens its doors and invites you...

Public Speaks Out Against Gowanus Rezoning At Scoping Meeting

GOWANUS -  NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) hosted a Scoping Meeting  Thursday afternoon at M.S. 51 to hear community feedback on the Draft Scope of Work for the Gowanus Neighborhood Rezoning proposal. Despite the holidays, more than 50 people testified...

A Toast to Park Slope

There are so many amazing places around Park Slope to grab a drink, chill with friends, or find a fantastic new wine you’ve never heard of. Cinch is a neighborhood exploration app that helps...

Lander Announces Winning PBNYC Projects For District 39

PARK SLOPE - Council Member Brad Lander announced the winners of this year's District 39 Participatory Budgeting (PBNYC) projects last week. The seven capital projects and ten expense projects on the ballot were presented at a Project...

Gowanus Scoping Meeting Next Week, Thursday, April 25

GOWANUS - The NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) is hosting a Scoping Meeting next Thursday, April 25 at M.S. 51 to collect community feedback on the proposed Gowanus Neighborhood Rezoning and the Draft Scope...

Register to attend the 9th Annual Only Brooklyn.® Real Estate Conference

Since 2010, the borough’s most engaging and relevant Only Brooklyn.® Real Estate Conference has gathered hundreds of real estate professionals to discuss the future of one of the most powerful sub-markets in the country....

Rejuvenate Yourself This Spring with 20% Off at Local Businesses

Kick the winter blues and embrace the spring with Cinch, the app that connects you to local businesses for new experiences and exclusive deals. We’ve got some amazing spots in Williamsburg and Park Slope to...
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