Greenpoint Gazette
  • Griping all the way to Queens Read more >

    Griping all the way to Queens

    The City Council Committee on Transportation, chaired by Council Member John Liu, held an oversight hearing on G line service on Tuesday April 8th. The Committee invited Eliot Sander, Executive Director, MTA; William Guild, Chair of the Permanent Citizens Advisory Council to the MTA; Gene Rusianoff of the Straphangers Campaign; Roger Toussaint, President of Transport […] Read More >

  • Gerry Esposito Manages Across the Board Read more >

    Gerry Esposito Manages Across the Board

    Gerry Esposito is a neighborhood guy. Esposito’s roots have been planted in the Greenpoint neighborhood for over three generations and his commitment to serving the community began with his father. Described as a “bit of a radical” by Esposito himself, his father, a bridge operator, was concerned about the safety of the barging and trafficking […] Read More >

  • Town Square’s SummerStarz Read more >

    Town Square’s SummerStarz

    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 […] Read More >

  • Summer Sounds at Go Green! Greenpoint Read more >

    Summer Sounds at Go Green! Greenpoint

    Go Green! Greenpoint’s Earth Day festival was a day to celebrate the environment and all things green, but it also was a time for the Greenpoint community to come together and spend the day in their park. The event provided vendors and live music for those out strolling by the stands in the park. The […] Read More >

  • History Notes: Bathing in Public in Greenpoint Read more >

    History Notes: Bathing in Public in Greenpoint

    Green St. between Franklin St. and Manhattan Ave. has become one of the most rapidly developed sections of the neighborhood through the help of basketball-great-turned-Brooklyn-developer and California resident Magic Johnson. Johnson’s six-story, 130 unit condominium building at 110 Green St. will feature an indoor pool and a 360-foot high multicolored glass spandrel. The massive structure […] Read More >

  • BCUE’s Green School Values Sustainability Read more >

    BCUE’s Green School Values Sustainability

    The Green School, as the name implies, is a progressive high school where the focus is on sustainability. Although sustainability is often associated with the environment and the sciences, the school teaches this ideal in a more holistic sense. “[It’s] not just about the natural environment, but about understanding our role in society” says Michelle […] Read More >

  • Assembly Goes Home on Congestion Pricing

    New York City’s Congestion Pricing proposal, which would have brought the city $354 million in federal funding to help finance major public transportation initiatives, expired Monday at midnight. Commuters will be relieved to avoid the $8 fee to enter Manhattan at peak hours but New York City residents can rest assured that traffic will continue […] Read More >

  • Greenpoint’s Blog Queen

    New York Shitty, as the name implies, started out as a modest, amusing way to document the trails left by the neighborhood dogs. But, as webmistress Miss Heather says, the blog has moved to cover the more “metaphorical shit” of the neighborhood, rather than the literal. Since the web logs inception two years ago, it […] Read More >

  • The Cure for In-Congestion

    This past June, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and US Department of Transportation Secretary announced plans for Congestion Pricing in New York City. On March 24, City Council held a hearing on congestion pricing, introducing the bill into the state senate. The plan, which would potentially change the commutes of millions of New Yorkers, remains […] Read More >

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