Greenpoint Gazette

Posts created by Jeff Mann

  • Feasting Fancies©

    What’s New and Ask Ralph? I had an e-mail from Joyce asking me how to tell if a pineapple is ripe? The old trick is to gently tug at a leaf in the center of the fruit. If it releases with little effort, the pineapple is ripe. It still works. Try to avoid pineapples that […]

  • The Bracha Group to Market Twenty Bayard Read more >

    The Bracha Group to Market Twenty Bayard

    The Bracha Group, a luxury residential branch of Prudential Douglas Elliman, headed by Ilan Bracha, Gilad Azaria, Mickey Roth, and Lenny Sporn, has been chosen as the exclusive sales and marketing agent to represent Twenty Bayard, the tallest full-service luxury residential condominium development overlooking McCarren Park. Twenty Bayard, featuring open layouts and superior finishes, will […]

  • Town Square Presents Kidz Night 2008 Read more >

    Town Square Presents Kidz Night 2008

    On Wednesday July 16, Town Square kicked off SummerStarz 2008 with Kidz Night (thanks to a July 9th rain out of Polish Night, rescheduled for September 10th). The evening was a great time for all, thanks to the Greenpoint Toy Center, who hosted arts & crafts activities for Children’s Hour and Opus Ditty & The […]

  • PS 34 Honors the Flag Read more >

    PS 34 Honors the Flag

    On Friday June 13th, students at PS 34 Oliver Perry Elementary School held their annual Flag Day Ceremony. The day was filled with songs, dance and readings all in honor of the red, white and blue. The school has celebrated Flag Day since 1949. The parents and neighbors of the PS 34 students who filled […]

  • The Diocese isn’t Just Closing its Doors… Read more >

    The Diocese isn’t Just Closing its Doors…

    Pat McDonnell still remembers her eighth grade prom at St. Cecilia’s back in 1973. “They took us upstairs to the long room, and they gave us each a dance partner. Then they taught us the cha cha. The dance was right here, in the gym,” she said, motioning to the long auditorium now lined with […]

  • History Notes: Joe Lentol’s Lorimer Legacy Read more >

    History Notes: Joe Lentol’s Lorimer Legacy

    “Excuse the furniture. It’s about 100 years old,” says Assemblyman Joe Lentol as I take a seat in his district office. “A janitor at the old Greenpoint Savings Bank gave me this furniture,” he recalls. When Joe first took office in 1972 representing the 50th District, Assembly members were not provided with district offices. However, […]

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