Sit. Stay. VOTE!

Friends of East River State Park have applied for funding through the Participatory Budgeting Program (PBNYC) for design and construction of a state of the art dog run accessible on Kent Avenue. If you care about dogs and dog runs – spread the word!  Friends of East River State Park needs your vote. Only the […]

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City gives our electeds the brush off

The City is giving our elected officials the brush off in response to their call for action on Bushwick Inlet Park. In a letter penned by Parks Commish Adrian Benepe he tells State Assemblyman Joe Lentol, State Senator Dan Squadron and City Councilman Steve Levin that there is no money to make good on their […]

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GROW BUSHWICK INLET PARK!

Join Fellow North Brooklyn Parks Lovers at the OSA Public Parks Forum and make some noise in support of our 28 acre waterfront park. Let the Bloomberg Administration know its NOT OK to reneg on their promise to this community! AUGUST 17, 2011 AT 7:00 PM POLISH AND SLAVIC CENTER 176 JAVA STREET BETWEENN MCGUINESS […]

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City’s Vision for NYC Waterfront Names BIP a Priority!

On March 14th, the Bloomberg Administration announced the release of “Vision 2020: New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan”, a 10 year vision for the future of our city’s shoreline. Along with it came the “New York City Waterfront Action Agenda” which lists a set of key projects to begin within the next three years. Among […]

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Draft NYC Waterfront Plan is Released

The Department of City Planning’s Draft Comprehensive waterfront plan, also known as Vision 2020, is out. That vision, at least with regards to North Brooklyn, reiterates many of the same promises from the 2005 rezoning, including aquisition and development of Bushwick Inlet Park, but there’s also some new stuff for North Brooklyners to get excited […]

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Stand up for Greenpoint and fill out the Newtown Creek Mitigation Funds Survey!

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is making available $10 million to communities affected by delays constructing the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. Three groups — a State agency called NYSERDA, Hudson River Foundation and City Parks Foundation — will spend these funds after consulting with community groups. The funds will be […]

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