CB1 Approves Resolution Against Ever Rezoning CitiStorage Property!

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Good News! This week Community Board #1 passed a resolution against ever rezoning the CitiStorage Property for residential or enhanced commercial development! The resolution...   Read More

Park activists, Beep: Use giant office complex to fund Bushwick Inlet Park

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Brooklyn Paper April 18, 2016 By Madeline Anthony The city should use property taxes from a controversial office complex planned for the Williamsburg waterfront...   Read More

BP Approves Williamsburg Rezoning, Urges Completion of Waterfront Park

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DNAinfo April 12, 2016 by Gwynne Hogan WILLIAMSBURG — The Brooklyn borough president gave his stamp of approval for a rezoning along the Williamsburg waterfront that...   Read More

PA James, Speaker Mark-Viverito Introduce Bill to Track City Commitments to Communities

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Public Advocate for the City of New York March 22, 2016 Today, Public Advocate Letitia James and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito introduced legislation...   Read More

Proposed zoning change related to Williamsburg’s 25 Kent Ave. office project is criticized at Borough Hall hearing

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Brooklyn Daily Eagle March 22, 2016 By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle Will this actually help industrial businesses in New York City? The critics...   Read More

Striking oil: City buys Bayside Depot, expands Bushwick Inlet Park

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Brooklyn Paper March 11, 2016 by Allegra Hobbs It’s Bushwick Inlet Park’s Louisiana Purchase! The city has finally purchased a chunk of Williamsburg waterfront...   Read More

City Purchases Another Portion of Bushwick Inlet Park: Records Show

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DNAinfo March 10, 2016 by Gywnne Hogan GREENPOINT — The 27-acre waterfront park, promised to North Brooklyn residents by the city in 2005, is one step closer to becoming a...   Read More

How Urban Parks Are Bringing Nature Close to Home

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National Geographic April 2016 Full article. “We have got to bring the natural world back to the people, rather than have them live in...   Read More

Activism and the Environment Spotlighted at Greenpoint Film Festival

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DNAinfo March 7, 2016 by Gwynne Hogan   GREENPOINT — Coming up next week, the fifth annual Greenpoint Film Festival will tackle pollution in local waterways and community...   Read More

Get movie-ing! Activists hope new film will force city to act on Bushwick Inlet Park

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Brooklyn Paper March 7, 2016 by Allegra Hobbs Lights, camera, activism! A group of Greenpoint protesters who have been badgering the city to build...   Read More

Local Pols Demand Mayor Step Up on Promise of Bushwick Inlet Park

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DNAinfo March 1, 2016 WILLIAMSBURG — Local elected officials demand a meeting with Mayor Bill de Blasio to discuss the city’s promise to build a...   Read More

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