Greenpoint Gazette
City finally acquires last parcel needed to complete Bushwick Inlet Park Read more >

City finally acquires last parcel needed to complete Bushwick Inlet Park

‘Big win’ for park-starved North Brooklyn By Mary Frost Greenpoint Gazette Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday that the city had finally reached a deal to acquire the 11-acre CitiStorage site on the Williamsburg waterfront, allowing it to complete the long-promised Bushwick Inlet Park. CitiStorage site owner Norm Brodsky will receive $160 million for […] Read More >

  • Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival delivers healing, hope to Brooklyn during contentious week Read more >

    Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival delivers healing, hope to Brooklyn during contentious week

    Ten-Day Uniquely Brooklyn-Grown Music Festival Celebrates Ninth Year By Scott Enman Greenpoint Gazette In what was a long and controversial week for many in the Brooklyn community, it was only fitting that the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) was there to console, heal and offer refuge to young adults looking to escape reality and the […] Read More >

  • In Greenpoint, a donut shop pays tribute to old-school Brooklyn Read more >

    In Greenpoint, a donut shop pays tribute to old-school Brooklyn

    By Scott Enman Greenpoint Gazette Polish expats, hipsters and police officers break bread every morning at Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop, a bustling bakery with counter seating, serving an eclectic mix of donuts, pastries, milkshakes and egg creams. Donna Siafakos and her husband Christo have owned this quintessential Brooklyn establishment since 1993, but the […] Read More >

  • Long Awaited Comprehensive Transportation Study Announced for North Brooklyn Read more >

    Long Awaited Comprehensive Transportation Study Announced for North Brooklyn

    Owing to a steady influx of new residents, visitors and businesses, travel in North Brooklyn continues to become progressively more difficult, whether by car, bicycle, public transportation or on foot.   On Tuesday, New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Brooklyn Borough Commissioner Keith Bray joined Councilmembers Stephen Levin and Antonio Reynoso at the intersection […] Read More >

  • Three Men Sentenced for Greenpoint Kidnapping, Robbery Read more >

    Three Men Sentenced for Greenpoint Kidnapping, Robbery

    Three men were sentenced to lengthy prison terms Thursday for kidnapping and robbing two men in Greenpoint.   Defendants Clarence Davis, 40, of Fredericksburg, Virginia and Abdul Lopez, 23, of Brooklyn were sentenced to terms of 13 years and 15 years in prison, respectively, following their guilty pleas to first-degree robbery. Defendant Francisco Graham, 39, […] Read More >

  • FreshDirect Celebrates Launch Of FoodKick Read more >

    FreshDirect Celebrates Launch Of FoodKick

    On Wednesday, FreshDirect workers joined elected officials and community leaders for the launch of FoodKick, its new on-demand food delivery service. The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place at FoodKick’s Williamsburg headquarters at 630 Flushing Avenue.   A new mobile-first food business, FoodKick connects consumers to the freshest, tastiest food, drinks and lifestyle essentials – all delivered […] Read More >

  • Here Comes the Sun Read more >

    Here Comes the Sun

    Sixth grade science students at MS 126 began the kick off of the Eco-Schools Energy Pathway to Sustainability by doing a three week unit on renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Through lectures, field experiences, demonstrations, and on-line research, veteran science teacher Steven House had students investigate and decide which renewable energy source they thought most […] Read More >

  • Lentol Announces Legislation to Alleviate Parking in Popular New York Filming Areas Read more >

    Lentol Announces Legislation to Alleviate Parking in Popular New York Filming Areas

    Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced that he will introduce legislation to suspend alternate side parking rules within a six block radius on the days of permitted film shoots, with the goal of alleviating parking problems.   Permitted film shoots in New York City, and throughout the state, grant special parking privileges for vehicles essential to the […] Read More >

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