Representative Carolyn Maloney has represented New York’s Twelfth District in Congress for almost 30 years. But a new crop of challengers have entered the race to unseat the longtime Democratic […]
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 […]
Pricey Condos, Pretty Parkland and How to Buy Your Apartment for $100 — The Hook-up 12/22
Happy Holidays, Greenpoint! Greenpoint’s festive lights, abundance of holiday markets, and glorious array of bakeries has us all set for merry making. While we have some great ideas for last […]
On the Waterfront and Off the Leash — The Hook-up (10/11)
Greenpointers have been watching the changing East River Waterfront. A community development meeting on Wednesday allowed residents to hear from developers, and voice their concerns about on-going construction projects in […]
Notes from Wednesday’s Community Development Meeting
On Wednesday, Greenpoint residents came together at the Polish and Slavic Center (176 Java Street) for a community development meeting organized by Councilman Stephen Levin. The meeting promised information about […]
North Brooklyn Farms Labor Day Party: Music, Drinks, Food, Art on the Waterfront
North Brooklyn Farms (320 Kent Ave) is having their fifth and final Every Body party of the season! Join them on the farm for a day-into-night party with food, drink, music […]
How We Roll: Summer Bike Events!
This past weekend the Five Boro Bike Tour kicked off the summer cycling season (even though our weather hasn’t fully turned warm yet, dangit). If you love nothing more than pounding […]
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 […]
A History of the Greenpoint Ferry
Starting this morning, the East River Ferry is no more—it’s transitioning into a new entity, NYC Ferry, to provide city-wide service. The good thing about the new city-subsidized service is that fares […]
Get Sloshed To Save Our Local Waterfronts: Waterfront Defenders Party At The Diamond!
Next week, Tuesday March 7th from 7-10pm local watering hole The Diamond (43 Franklin St.) is hosting a Waterfront Defenders Party to benefit this trifecta of fantastic local organizations— The Billion Oyster Project, Newtown Creek […]