Greenpoint Gazette

Politics

  • Activists “Shame” Developers at Broadway Triangle Read more >

    Activists “Shame” Developers at Broadway Triangle

    Continuing their stand against the construction taking place at Broadway Triangle, activists gathered Friday morning to erect what they call a “Wall of Shame” at the site. The Broadway Triangle Community Coalition (BTCC) was created in response to the 2009 rezoning of the area. It comprises more than 40 community groups all working together to […] Read More >

  • Levin Ups PB Ante to $1.5 Million for Upcoming Cycle Read more >

    Levin Ups PB Ante to $1.5 Million for Upcoming Cycle

    Participatory Budgeting (PB) in North Brooklyn received a boost Monday morning when Councilman Stephen Levin announced that he would be adding an additional $500,000 in funding to his previous years’ contributions bringing the total to $1.5 million for the upcoming round of funding in his district. In the PB process, projects are proposed by community […] Read More >

  • Maloney, Adams and Gun Control Advocates Push Local and Federal Agenda to Curb Gun Violence Read more >

    Maloney, Adams and Gun Control Advocates Push Local and Federal Agenda to Curb Gun Violence

    On Tuesday, as law enforcement agencies around the country prepared to mark National Nite Out Against Crime, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined Public Advocate Letitia James, Trudy Mason, Vice-Chair of the New York State Democratic Committee, and local gun violence prevention supporters to advocate for local and federal action to […] Read More >

  • Street Co-Namings to Honor Vinny Abate and Mitchell-Lama Announced Read more >

    Street Co-Namings to Honor Vinny Abate and Mitchell-Lama Announced

    This past week, the City Council approved the co-naming of two North Brooklyn streets, validating years of efforts of local residents to honor community members and pioneers of public housing. Manhattan Avenue between Metropolitan Avenue and Conselyea Street, and Leonard Street between Boerum and Moore Streets, will now also be known as Vincent Abate Way […] 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 >

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