Greenpoint Gazette

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  • Bushwick Unites to Improve Disruptive Intersection Read more >

    Bushwick Unites to Improve Disruptive Intersection

    After repeated complaints and concerns, residents around the Broadway-Myrtle intersection in Bushwick have banded together to highlight changes underway to improve the area. Last week, Council member Antonio Reynoso held a press conference to recognize the efforts of the NYPD, city agencies and community organizations. “While private investment has been made in the more desirable […]

  • Greenpoint Library Seeks Local Feedback on New Look

    Greenpointers! Want a say in what the expansion of the Brooklyn Public Library’s Greenpoint branch will look like? You’ll get your chance this Monday, October 26, at the library’s Community Design Workshop where residents will be asked to voice opinions on the expansion of the library, to be known as the Environmental Education Center. Architectural […]

  • Local Moms Provide Scares to Greenpointers this Halloween Read more >

    Local Moms Provide Scares to Greenpointers this Halloween

    Greenpoint community events group SocialPants is collaborating with PS 110 The Monitor School, and the McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance (MPNA) to provide some scares to neighborhood kids this Halloween season. On October 31, McGolrick Park will play host to the first Halloween Spooktacular. For three hours on that Saturday afternoon, kids of all ages will […]

  • Manhattan Avenue Blaze Read more >

    Manhattan Avenue Blaze

    More than 100 firefighters responded to a fire at Best Value Hardware store in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The fire broke out around 12:45AM at 817 Manhattan Avenue and took firefighters nearly 2 hours to extinguish.

  • MS 50 Wins Big at Citywide Debate Tournament Read more >

    MS 50 Wins Big at Citywide Debate Tournament

    MS 50, a small middle school on the Southside of Williamsburg, scored big in a citywide debate tournament last week. Students from the school attended the championship organized by NYC Urban Debate League and the city Department of Education’s Middle School Quality Initiative. Thirty students and eight parent chaperons attended the event, where MS 50, […]

  • Billboard Top 100 Song Becomes the Center of Attention at MS 50 Read more >

    Billboard Top 100 Song Becomes the Center of Attention at MS 50

    To raise awareness about public education, Council member Antonio Reynoso dropped by MS 50 this week to perform American rapper Silento’s track “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) along with students, teachers and education advocates. It was all part of Alliance for Quality Education’s (AQE) #IAmPublicEd social media campaign. AQE uses a combination of legal and policy […]

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