Greenpoint Gazette

Community

  • 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 >

  • Community Give Back Project Adds Color to Manhattan Avenue Walls Read more >

    Community Give Back Project Adds Color to Manhattan Avenue Walls

    One artist’s form of community service is proving to be visual boon for Greenpoint, turning otherwise drab, barren walls into eye-catching murals. Boston-based muralist, Alex Cook, has spent the past several weeks creating murals along Manhattan Avenue, where he is currently hard at work completing his newest installation at 1077 Manhattan Avenue, depicting roughhewn stone […] Read More >

  • City Council Clears Final Hurdle for Construction of Box Street Park Read more >

    City Council Clears Final Hurdle for Construction of Box Street Park

    More than a decade after promising the community a park at 65 Commercial Street, the city has finally cleared the way for construction of “Box Street Park” to commence. The City Council’s Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Siting and Maritime Uses voted this week to relocate the Metropolitan Transit Authority facility currently at the site to […] Read More >

  • Greenpoint Cooking Series Looks At Polish Food Beyond Pierogis Read more >

    Greenpoint Cooking Series Looks At Polish Food Beyond Pierogis

    Polish food is more than just pierogis and kielbasa, opines lifelong food enthusiast and Greenpoint resident Karolina Gumpert, and she’s showing people how in a new seven-week long Polish food preparation series currently underway at Le Fond on Norman Avenue. Polish Flavors, as the workshop is titled, examines a modern, contemporary take on traditional Polish […] Read More >

  • Local High Schoolers to Spend Summer Greening Neighborhood Read more >

    Local High Schoolers to Spend Summer Greening Neighborhood

    A group of local high school students is going to work to make Greenpoint greener this summer as part of an internship program run by the environmental non-profit organization Trees New York. The Young Forester Internship Program seeks high school junior and seniors, who either attend school in Greenpoint or live in the neighborhood. This […] Read More >

  • CB1 Appoints Newest Members Read more >

    CB1 Appoints Newest Members

    New members have been appointed to Brooklyn’s Community Boards as part of the annual selections made by Borough President Eric Adams. The community representatives will each serve two-year terms on their local boards. The new additions to Community Board 1 (CB 1) are Joel Gross, Yoel Landau, Arthur Dybanowski, Martin Hoffman and Toby Moskovits. “My […] Read More >

  • Will Swinging Sixties Be Saved by New Legislation? Read more >

    Will Swinging Sixties Be Saved by New Legislation?

    Amid the onslaught of senior centers and childcare service facilities closing in North Brooklyn in recent years, there is finally some reprieve. Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced that the New York State Assembly passed legislation that would authorize the Empire State Development Corporation, the state’s chief economic agency to purchase 211 Ainslie Street, the building that […] Read More >

  • City Insists Organics Program Will Decrease Pollution Despite More Trucks Read more >

    City Insists Organics Program Will Decrease Pollution Despite More Trucks

    Three months after the city’s announcement that the sanitation department (DSNY) would introduce the organics collection pilot program in Williamsburg and Greenpoint, Councilmember Steve Levin hosted a public meeting Thursday to address concerns from residents that the program would add to the already overwhelming trash burden in North Brooklyn. Over 50 people attended the meeting […] Read More >

  • Reps Maloney and Sessions Unveil Plan to Raise Millions for the Fight Against Breast Cancer Read more >

    Reps Maloney and Sessions Unveil Plan to Raise Millions for the Fight Against Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer has touched the lives of millions of American families. This week two members of Congress revealed how they are working to help increase research and awareness of the disease which is now the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Local Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Texas Congressman Pete Sessions announced plans to […] Read More >

Address & Phone

Greenpoint Gazette
597 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222
phone: 718-389-6067

Newsletter

Sign up for out newsletter

Back to Top