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Monday, February 18, 2019

Domino Park’s First Mulchfest + Coat Drive + Hot Chocolate

WILLIAMSBURG - This coming Saturday and Sunday, January 12th and 13th from 10 am to 2 pm, Domino Park (South 3rd @ Kent Ave.) is inviting all neighbors to bring their naked Christmas trees to the first...

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...

 “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...

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...

Playground Versus Dog Run, or Old Bushwick Versus New Bushwick?

BUSHWICK - More than half a million dollars in government money for a park project is just waiting for the Bushwick community—if only it could decide on how to spend it. Back in 2015, it...

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...

Bye-Bye Bouncy Bridge

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation announced on Tuesday that it will replace the problematic Squibb Bridge, the bouncy wooden walkway that connects Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park’s (BBP) Pier 1. BBP plans to "fully replace...

Brooklyn’s First Dog Policy Meeting Challenges Off-Leash Rules

CROWN HEIGHTS - Dog owners and neighbors came out in full force Tuesday night to the Brooklyn Children's Museum for the first Dog Policy Meeting hosted by the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President...

Plan the Future of Commodore Barry Park Wednesday Night

FORT GREENE - Come discuss the future of Fort Greene's second-biggest green space at a community visioning session for Commodore Barry Park tomorrow night, Wednesday, November 28. Hosted by the NYC Parks Department and local...

Prospect Park Debuted Freeze-Resistant Drinking Fountains During Last Week’s Frigid Weather

PROSPECT PARK - Just before members of the Prospect Park Track Club took off on their annual Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning, November 22, Council Member Brad Lander and Prospect Park Alliance President Sue Donoghue...

Box Street Park Plan To Be Revised After Community Feedback

GREENPOINT - A park slated for the northern tip of Greenpoint has gone back to the drawing board for a bit after being presented to the community and found lacking. While the design for the...

CB 1 Approves 50 Kent Park Design Following Revision

WILLIAMSBURG - As the last new parks to be built in North Brooklyn progress through their design phase, Community Board 1 has approved the design for a new portion of Bushwick Inlet Park at...

Benefit To Support Brooklyn Greenway Initiative – Thursday, Nov. 15

WILLIAMSBURG - The 6th annual Greenway + Industry benefit will take place on  Thursday, November 15 to welcome the organization's new Executive Director, raise funds for the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), and push for...

Brooklyn Nets Hand Out Basketballs, Run Drills With Local Youth on “Biggie” Courts

CLINTON HILL - Members of the Brooklyn Nets stopped by the Christopher "Biggie" Wallace Courts at Crispus Attucks Park in Clinton Hill yesterday to spread love, the Brooklyn (basketball) way. In the late afternoon, Nets players D’Angelo...
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