Greenpoint Community

Unfriendly Williamsburg Neighbor Leaving Food That’s Poisonous to Dogs on Sidewalk

The Combination of Pepper Flakes and Lemon Peel can be harmful to dogs, and has been left on Skillman Ave.

Take care, Greenpoint pet owners! An anonymous Greenpoint resident alerted the 94th precinct this week that a neighbor has been purposefully leaving food that is poisonous to dogs on Skillman Avenue between Manhattan Avenue and Leonard St.

The potentially poisonous ingredients, pepper flakes and lemon peel, may be innocuous on their own, but taken together can make dogs ill.  Continue reading

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Greenpoint’s New Library and Environmental Center Touted as Example of Architecture’s Power to Build Community

A rendering of the New Library and Environmental Education Center. Via BPL
A rendering of the New Library and Environmental Education Center. Via BPL

The Greenpoint community, joined by students from PS 34 and public officials including Coucilman Stephen Levin, Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna and Assemblyman Joe Lentol, broke ground on our new Library and Environmental center on October 23rd.

On Thursday, that state-of-the-art, community-conscious, environmentally equitable building was heralded in the San Francisco Chronicle as one of three new building projects in the nation that “demonstrate architecture’s unique power to build, sustain and forge communities.”  Continue reading

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