A panel discussion on the proposed Brooklyn Queens Connector (also known as BQX) is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5, at 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Brooklyn Brewery (79 […]
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Legendary Urbanist Jane Jacobs’ Prophetic Warning to Greenpoint
The name Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) is legendary in urban planning and in the last year of her life, Jacobs had a prescient warning about the future of our waterfront in […]
Public Waterfront Revealed at Eliot Spitzer’s Dank 420 Kent Ave Development
A 400-foot long esplanade is taking shape at Eliot Spitzer’s new dank 420 Kent Ave. luxury development on the South Williamsburg waterfront, NY YIMBY reports. The new renderings show how […]
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 […]
De Blasio Gives BQX a Green Light
Yesterday, the Mayor put the long-stalled BQX waterfront streetcar project back on the table. The light rail trolley slated to run between Brooklyn and Queens was left out of the […]
5th Annual Brooklyn Greenway Half Marathon and 5K is Sunday 10/15
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? […]
All Aboard: The Brooklyn Barge Opened Yesterday!
The Brooklyn Barge (3 West Street, at Milton) finally opened yesterday for its third season. This is Greenpoint’s only waterfront bar with unbeatable views of Manhattan. It’s the kind of place […]
Abandoned Brooklyn: The Water Front
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