A lot…Or Nothing – What is Really Going on with the North Brooklyn Boathouse?

So a lot is going on with the Newtown Creek Environmental Benefit Project. Or nothing is going on with it. It really depends on who you ask.

Groups benefiting from the Hudson River Foundation break down the numbers.

Wednesday night (4/23), a progress meeting on the project was held in Long Island City. Michelle Moore from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) kicked things off, and almost immediately voices were raised questioning funding and lack of progress. Even Joseph Lentol, the New York State Assemblyman that represents Greenpoint, expressed his disappointment at the lack of progress with the project so far. Continue reading

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Vote For Greenpoint’s GMDC Building: $3 million on the line


Greenpoint’s own GMDC building, home to many artists, manufacturing and design studios and the future home of the North Brooklyn Boat Club has been nominated by Partners in Preservation to receive $3 million dollars, which will be used to rebuild the bulk head.

The GMDC building was a rope mill at the turn of the 20th century. It is important that we preserve this part of our neighborhood’s history.

To vote, login. You can vote everyday until May 21st.

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