Neighbors Allied For Good Growth (NAG), is a long standing community group made up of dedicated local activists that volunteer their time. If you’re not already aware, NAG was instrumental […]
Want Your (Public) Soil Tested?
Chromium? Cadmium? Nickel? Lead? Arsenic…? These heavy metals are not great things to have lurking in the soil at high levels, especially if you’re an avid gardener or have […]
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. Wednesday night (4/23), […]
Haters Gonna Hate: North Brooklyn Boat Club
Local blogger, Miss Heather of New York Shitty stirred up some controversy in early February with a theory about scandal and embezzlement within the ranks of the North Brooklyn Boat […]
“A Giant Sandwich is Landing on Greenpoint” – Notes on Greenpoint Landing & 77 Commercial St ULURP Meeting
On Thursday June, 27th, 2013 GWAPP and NAGG organized a public meeting in response to the public meeting at McCarren Park that took place on May 5th, in which residents […]
Community Meeting Workshop on Greenpoint Landing & 77 Commercial St High Rises Tomorrow (6/27)
Don’t forget to join GWAPP & NAG for a Special Community Workshop on the Greenpoint Landing & 77 Commercial Street Developments on Thursday June 27th, 2013 at 6:30-8pm at the Newtown Creek Visitor Center (329 Greenpoint Ave). This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE […]
WTF is ULURP? Community Workshop on Greenpoint Landing and 77 Commercial St – Next Thursday 6/27
Many readers have been very concerned about the proposed Greenpoint Landing development on the waterfront. But you can’t just worry about it now – then complain about it later. As […]
Build a Garden at 61 Franklin St Garden This Saturday (6/1)
Tired of being stuck inside all day? Don’t have a backyard or outdoor space to call your own? Want to get your hands dirty, enjoy the beautiful weather and meet […]
No Power Plant!
Just got word from GWAP: The New York State Siting Board has voted unanimously to dismiss the TransGas power plant proposal. The board found the project was not in the […]
Push For Parks
I’m not really one for protests or community activism, but things are getting a little out of hand construction-wise in Greenpoint and Williamsburg and it sure would be nice to […]