Joseph Lentol has been the New York State Assembly Member for Brooklyn’s District 50 (which includes Greenpoint, Williamsburg and Fort Greene) since 1983. He is also Chair of the Assembly’s […]
In 1929 the NYTimes wrote that, “People do not travel for pleasure on Newtown Creek.” Those of us on the Working Harbor Committee’s “Hidden Harbor Tour” of Newtown Creek disagreed, […]
On Wednesday night, the Mayor informed protesters they must vacate Zucotti park on Friday morning at 7 a.m for “cleaning.” They will be allowed back into the park, but will not […]
There are two enormous spills beneath the northeastern-most pocket of Greenpoint: the Greenpoint Oil Spill, and the Meeker Avenue Plumes. Exxon Mobile has been working on the cleanup of the […]
Somewhere near the Pulaski Bridge. I wanted to send a letter to this mailbox. Or is it the memory hole?
As Greenpointers reported on Monday, a duo of designers on India Street is attempting to raise funds to create a community space where a parking lot is destined to go. […]
Cones over the middle of Diamond St, south of Calyer.
On August 19th, The Brooklyn Eagle speculated that an empty building near the northernmost point of McGuinness Blvd in Brooklyn had been bought by a developer, Triumph Hotels, in the knowledge that […]
A fire at 43 Moultrie Street on Friday, August 19th, went to 2 alarms before being controlled by the FDNY. On Sunday, August 21st, the building’s sole tenant, Doris Yao, […]
<a href=”http://thegreenpointers.com/app/uploads/2011/08/onyx1.jpg”><img src=”http://thegreenpointers.com/app/uploads/2011/08/onyx1-225×300.jpg” alt=”” width=”225″ height=”300″ /></a> The first time I entered the newly-managed Onyx on Morgan & Nassau in Greenpoint, I heard one of the barkeeps refer to the […]