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North Brooklyn Parks Alliance Hosts Spring Community Meeting 5/2

McCarren Park (courtesy of North Brooklyn Parks Alliance)

UPDATE: The meeting is being rescheduled: “Due to some unforeseen circumstances, this meeting is POSTPONED until further notice.”

The North Brooklyn Parks Alliance will host a meeting with local advocates and those interested in helping to support local green space on Thursday May 2, at the Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St.) from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

NBPA formed in 2003 with the purpose to increase and improve open space in Brooklyn Community District 1: Continue reading

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Permanent Designs For 50 Kent Ave and Box Street Park To Be Presented

50 Kent Ave. pop-up park (Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park)

The progress of Bushwick Inlet Park is moving along and the 50 Kent Ave. parcel, a former state Superfund site that hosted the Brooklyn Flea and the Northside Concert Series, has been cleaned of toxic coal tar, making way for the current pop-up park to become permanent.

The permanent design of the 50 Kent Ave. parcel of Bushwick Inlet Park will be revealed this Thursday, Nov. 1, 6:30 – 9 p.m. at 86 Kent Ave., where NYC Parks will present their design concept to the Parks and Waterfront Committee of Community Board 1 and the general public. The design for the Box Street Park, part of the Greenpoint Landing development, will also be revealed and discussed at the meeting. Continue reading

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