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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 >

  • BKLYN DESIGNS Announces Returns to Greenpoint Read more >

    BKLYN DESIGNS Announces Returns to Greenpoint

      Record-breaking attendance, a new location and revamped visual identity marked the 12th edition of BKLYN DESIGNS 2015, which moved to Greenpoint following an 11 year run in DUMBO. By the close of the three-day fair, it was clear that the re-launched show was back in a big way.   Presented by the Brooklyn Chamber […] Read More >

  • The Greenpoint Monitor Museum Honors Newest Class of Road Show Award Winners Read more >

    The Greenpoint Monitor Museum Honors Newest Class of Road Show Award Winners

    Since 2001, the Greenpoint Monitor Museum has been taking its show on the road, bringing educational programming to schools, churches, organizations and other museums.   At its “Road Shows,” the Museum covers topics including the histories of Greenpoint and the USS Monitor – the first ironclad warship, which was built in Greenpoint, played a key […] Read More >

  • City Agrees to Preserve Site of Future Greenpoint Monitor Museum Read more >

    City Agrees to Preserve Site of Future Greenpoint Monitor Museum

      Just in time for Christmas, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams marked the anniversary of Motiva Enterprises’ December 23, 2003 donation of land to the Greenpoint Monitor Museum by announcing an agreement with the City to preserve the site for the future construction of an institution dedicated to the Civil War-era ironclad warship and its […] Read More >

  • Last Greenpoint Enviro Benefits Projects Announced Read more >

    Last Greenpoint Enviro Benefits Projects Announced

    Restoring McGolrick Park, creating a combination “green roof” and community space along Newtown Creek and designing a “living shoreline” at the proposed site of the Greenpoint Monitor Museum were among the top vote getters in recent community voting organized by the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF).   Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Department of Environmental […] Read More >

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