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MTA Plan to Reroute Buses Galvanizes Bushwick Neighborhood to Protest Read more >

MTA Plan to Reroute Buses Galvanizes Bushwick Neighborhood to Protest

The MTA’s decision to reroute two bus lines through a residential block in Bushwick has given rise to a neighborhood protest movement, determined to preserve the calm on their streets. The B26 and Q58 buses usually enter the three-way intersection at the Myrtle/Wyckoff subway station going north-west on Wyckoff Avenue, making a right onto Palmetto […] Read More >

  • Greenpoint Tenants’ Forum: A Workshop for Residents Read more >

    Greenpoint Tenants’ Forum: A Workshop for Residents

    The major boom in housing costs in North Brooklyn, and the rest of the City, over the past decade, has left many residents with questions and concerns. Hoping to provide some answers, the City’s Department of Housing, Preservation and Development (HPD), in partnership with Councilmember Steve Levin, North Brooklyn Development Corporation and St. Nicks Alliance, […] Read More >

  • St. John’s Award Read more >

    St. John’s Award

    The Greenpoint Gazette Congratulates Liam Aguirre of PS 34 – Oliver H. Perry and Lanna Lei Gonzalez of PS 110-The Monitor School Winners of the 2015 St. John’s Lutheran Church Ladies Guild “Outstanding Leadership Award.” Liam and Lanna earned this honor for their outstanding generosity with their time, not only to their school and fellow […] Read More >

  • A Potluck That’s Also an Art Show – All in a Williamsburg Day Read more >

    A Potluck That’s Also an Art Show – All in a Williamsburg Day

    Artists and Fleas in Williamsburg was the site for a potluck this past weekend featuring not just food but the works of several local artists as well. Northside II was the second iteration of an event put together by Slideluck, a non-profit organization that creates events focused on showcasing slideshows that display a variety of […] Read More >

  • Grab a Slice of Pizza History at The City Reliquary This Summer Read more >

    Grab a Slice of Pizza History at The City Reliquary This Summer

    For a slice of pizza history look no further than the City Reliquary Museum on Metropolitan Avenue. The Museum is currently hosting a pizza themed series of events, including an exhibit titled the Pizza Box Chronicles, looking at the history of pizza boxes in the city. The project is a collaboration between the Museum and […] Read More >

  • As Pride Month Comes to an End, Outreach Announces LGBTQ Substance Abuse Services Read more >

    As Pride Month Comes to an End, Outreach Announces LGBTQ Substance Abuse Services

    A longtime Manhattan Avenue alcohol and drug abuse treatment center is expanding its services to the LGBTQ community with a newly launched program, announced this week. Outreach, a non-profit organization founded in Queens in 1980, now offers a vast list of services for the LGBTQ community such as individual and group counseling, couples counseling, family […] Read More >

  • Iconic Film Showcasing Southside History to be Screened at BAM Read more >

    Iconic Film Showcasing Southside History to be Screened at BAM

    Los Sures, a seminal documentary chronicling life in Southside Williamsburg, was released in 1985, almost 30 years to date. However until 2007, the documentary was largely forgotten and lost. That’s when the non-profit, Williamsburg-based documentary filmmaking center, UnionDocs, came into the picture. A local filmmaker handed the center a rare, VHS of the original documentary, […] Read More >

  • Free Basketball Clinics Coming to Bushwick Read more >

    Free Basketball Clinics Coming to Bushwick

    Swerve Church, which opened in Bushwick last spring, is hosting a free basketball clinic for children starting June 30th. The four-day clinic will cover the fundamentals of the game and takes place at the basketball court in Maria Hernandez Park. “Basketball is huge in NYC,” says Pastor Danny Torres of Swerve Church. “Most kids grow […] Read More >

  • Supersized Taste of Bushwick Triples as Eaters Keep Eating Read more >

    Supersized Taste of Bushwick Triples as Eaters Keep Eating

    The Taste of Bushwick, an annual food festival hosted by the Bushwick Starr Theater, took place for the second time last week, at the Boar’s Head supply plant on Rock Street in Bushwick. About 30 food and drink establishments served tastings at the event, which better than tripled its attendance from last year, from about […] Read More >

  • 300 Affordable Units Just Over a Year From Completion at Greenpoint Landing Read more >

    300 Affordable Units Just Over a Year From Completion at Greenpoint Landing

    Work is ‘officially’ underway on three fully affordable housing buildings at the Greenpoint Landing site, one of which will be ready for occupancy as early as next year. On Friday morning, representatives from Greenpoint Landing Associates, the city’s Department for Housing, Preservation, & Development, and elected officials broke ground on two of the three fully […] Read More >

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