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  • Greenpoint Teachers Get Ready to Spearhead Environmental Curriculum Read more >

    Greenpoint Teachers Get Ready to Spearhead Environmental Curriculum

    Following a series of community forums, work is now underway to implement environmentally conscious programming at four neighborhood schools before this fall and through January 2018. Eco-Schools USA, a subsidiary of the National Wildlife Federation, the organization in charge of implementing the program, is training teachers from PS 31, PS 34, PS 110, and MS 126 to […] Read More >

  • An “OWL” Lands in Bushwick Read more >

    An “OWL” Lands in Bushwick

    What was a run down, empty warehouse in the formerly deserted back streets of Bushwick two years ago is now fully renovated oasis for musicians and artists. This newest nightlife and entertainment addition to North Brooklyn is Our Wicked Lady (OWL), offering a fully stocked bar, and for visiting artists and musicians, studio and rehearsal […] Read More >

  • Greenpoint: America’s First Porcelain Capital Read more >

    Greenpoint: America’s First Porcelain Capital

    Today, Greenpoint abounds in artists and artisans, but few people recall that the first commercially viable porcelain factory in the United States began in Greenpoint, or that it produced some of the most gorgeous pieces of American porcelain ever. Many pieces of Greenpoint porcelain still grace America’s finest art museums. Porcelain was Greenpoint’s first industry. […] Read More >

  • Local Kids Dance Studio Celebrates Five Years, Expands to Adults Read more >

    Local Kids Dance Studio Celebrates Five Years, Expands to Adults

    Children’s dance studio and afterschool programming space, The Williamsburg Movement and Arts Center (WMAAC) celebrates five years in the neighborhood this year, and in light of its continued success is planning to launch a robust program geared towards adults this summer. Dancer Lakey Evans-Pena opened the studio in 2010 as a way to give back […] Read More >

  • Organizing Brooklyn’s Can-Do People Read more >

    Organizing Brooklyn’s Can-Do People

    There are those New Yorkers who live paycheck to paycheck. And then there are those who live nickel by nickel—assembling cans and plastic bottles, sorting them, and collecting the $0.05 deposit on each container. It’s hard work for meager pay, but for New York City’s “canners,” it is often the only available income. At Sure […] Read More >

  • Diamond Street Townhouse Fetches More Than $2 Million Read more >

    Diamond Street Townhouse Fetches More Than $2 Million

    There are estimated to be just seven of them currently on the market in Greenpoint. In the uber competitive world of neighborhood real estate, one of those rare gems – a townhouse on Diamond Street – was scooped up last week. The recently renovated 100-year-old townhouse at 165 Diamond Street sold for $2.1 million last […] Read More >

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