Misplaced Street Signs, Concerned Citizens Meeting Part 2, and G Train Serenades – The Hook-Up 09/30

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Community activist and organizer Emily Gallagher meets with concerned Greenpointers Thursday night at the Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St.) The meeting was the second such session for citizens to discuss recent incidents and formulate plans to combat a rise in alleged recent assaults and robberies.

If your train isn’t going to show up you might as well write a catchy song about it like this Brooklyn R&B trio did!

Well, this is literally a bad sign. The city finally removed a “Meserole Avenue” street sign they had erroneously placed in Williamsburg earlier this month.

Polish Pride takes center stage this Sunday in Manhattan during the 79th annual Pulaski Day Parade!

Wondering about the status of the long-promised 27-acre Bushwick Inlet Park!? Friends of Bushwick Park Inlet is hosting an informational “Meet Up at Greenpoint Beer and Ale” (7 N. 15th St.) on Wednesday, October 5 at 7:00pm.

Fifty years after being potentially contaminated with PCBs, a known carcinogen, the soil outside of John Ericsson Middle School 126 in Greenpoint has been declared free of toxins.

Kickstart the vote! Kickstarter hosted a National Voter Registration Day event at their office (58 Kent St.) on Tuesday where people could register to vote.

Join NYC Audubon this Tuesday (Oct. 4) at 8am for its final bird survey in McGolrick Park!

St. John’s Lutheran Church (155 Milton Street) will be hosting a Feast of St. Francis of Assisi Blessing of the Animals event on Sunday, Oct. 2 at noon.

The Department of City Planning held its third Public Meeting and Open House on Wednesday evening, September 28, at the Swinging Sixties Center (211 Ainslie St.).

The 94th Precinct Community Council Meeting (first Wednesday of every month) will be happening Wednesday, October 5, at 7pm at St. John’s Lutheran Church (155 Milton St.).

About Erik Keithley

Originally from just north of Baltimore, Erik became enchanted with the country-tinged outlaw folk of Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, and Guy Clark while studying journalism in North Carolina. As a direct result, he moved to Austin as soon as he could, where he saw a lot of music, recorded a little of his own, and honed a strong appreciation for brisket, New Orleans, and a generally slower and more inquisitive approach to life. Having just moved to Greenpoint from Austin, Erik aims to explore the mellow charms of his beloved new neighborhood with the same quietly searching eyes.

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