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6th Annual Brooklyn Greenway Half Marathon & 5k This Sunday

The 6th annual Brooklyn Greenway Half Marathon & 5k will take place on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 8:30 a.m.

The start and finish lines are located at the future Columbia Waterfront Park (168 Columbia St.), with the 5k route tracing the waterfront to Brooklyn Heights and the half marathon to Williamsburg and back.

BK Greenway Half and 5K 2018 via BGI

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5th Annual Brooklyn Greenway Half Marathon and 5K is Sunday 10/15

On the Run in Brooklyn. Via the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative
On the Run in Brooklyn. Via the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative

This fall, there are plenty of opportunities to help make Greenpoint greener and to run a (sorta) marathon, but what if you want to do both at the same time? Well, you’re in luck. The 5th Annual Brooklyn Greenway Initiative’s Half Marathon and 5K will be hitting the Brooklyn Waterfront on Sunday, October 15th. The Half Marathon route follows the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway from Redhook to Greenpoint and back, and the 5K winds its way through Brooklyn Bridge Park.

The Route. Via Brooklyn Greenway Initiative.
The Route. Via Brooklyn Greenway Initiative.

The race is produced by EliteFeates and hosted yearly by the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, “a non profit organization committed to the development, establishment and long term stewardship of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway.” Six miles of the Greenway are currently open to the public, and when the project is complete, the “14-mile landscaped route for pedestrians, runners and cyclists will connect neighborhood parks and open spaces from Greenpoint to Bay Ridge.”  Continue reading

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CMJ 2012, CB1, VP Debate, Art Openings, Fleas & Swaps, Animal Blessing, Record Riot, 5K Run, Rollerskate: What’s Happening Greenpoint? 10/10-10/16

WEDNESDAY 10/10

• Community Board 1 Meeting @ Swinging Sixties Senior Center (211 Ainslie St) 6:30-9:30pm

♫ Bomb the Music Industry / The Smith Street Band / No Way @ Death By Audio (49 So. 2nd St) 9pm, $7, SKA

♫ Luke Rathborne @ Cameo Gallery (93 No. 6th St) 9:30pm

THURSDAY 10/11

• VP Debate Watching @ TBD (224 Franklin St) 9pm, “Why laugh or cry alone when you can watch the Vice Presidential debate with your friends from NAG?”

♫ Butter The Children / Half Day / Kissing Is A Crime @ Big Snow (89 Varet St) 8pm, $7

brooklyn artist Katya Usvitsky
Artwork: Katya Usvitsky

♦ Getting It @ Fowler Arts Collective (67 West St #216) 7-10pm, a seemingly disparate group of artists hell-bent on dousing the corrosive flames of irony and cynicism with honesty, Featurning the works of Marnie Briggs, Rich EricksonAustin LeePaul RichardsonCal Siegel

♦ Polymorph @ The One Well (165 Greenpoint Ave) 7-10pm, Work by Katya Usvitsky, More info

♫ The Library Is On Fire / Cool Serbia / Life Size Maps / Grand Resort @ The Library Is On Fire HQ (114 Forrest St $3C, Bushwick) 9pm, Watch this awesome video from Cool Serbia

SATURDAY 10/13

Flea Market @ Williamsburg High School For Architecture & Design (257 No. 6th St) 10-4pm

• Greencycle Swap @ Greenpoint Church (138 Milton St) 1-4pm, reduce, reuse, & recycle gently used & working men’s, women’s & children’s clothing, shoes, toys, & cell phones.  $5 to drop off, browse and take as much as you can carry!

• Blessing of the Animals @ Church of the Ascension (127 Kent St) 3pm

• Oktober Feast @ Mark Bar (1025 Manhattan Ave) 7pm, Free Oktoberfest Food, $3 Happy Hour until 8pm, Tommy Mattiolo’s Gypsy Band plays live Gyspy Swing Jazz, RSVP

♫  Le Rug / Team Spirit / Jangula / Chappo / Cool Serbia / Butter The Children / Surfing / Lazyeyes @ 171 Lombardy, 6:30pm, $7

rollerskate brooklyn lyceumSUNDAY 10/14

• Flea Market @ Williamsburg High School For Architecture & Design (257 No. 6th St) 10-4pm

• Get to The Point 5K Run @ St. Stan’s (12 Newell St) 10-4pm, Fun 5K race for all skill levels through Greenpoint! Register by Friday

Brooklyn Record Riot @ Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave) 12-7pm, $3, Live DJ’s, Polish Specialties, Over 55 dealer tables

• Rollerskate @ Brooklyn Lyceum (227 4th Ave) 2-6pm, $5, Bring your own skates!

MONDAY 10/15

♫ CMJ 2012 w/ Friend Roulette / Miniboone / Korova / KNTRLR / Osekre & The Lucky Bastards / Sloth Bear / Fan-Tan @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 6pm, $5

TUESDAY 10/16

♫ Greenpointers CMJ Showcase @ Delinquency (1031 Grand St) 7pm, $8, Presented with Permanent Wave & Campers Rule, Performances by Heliotropes / Leda / Beach Day / Backwords / The Suzan / Easy Lover, Sponsored by Narragansett (FREE BEER!) RSVP

* Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones Likely
♦ Art Event

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