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Help Clean North Brooklyn’s Shoreline at 3rd Annual Riverkeeper Sweep

by Trina McKeever on

Have you noticed the litter accumulating along the fence on the Kent Avenue side of the Bushwick Inlet? Are you interested in helping beautify the Bushwick Inlet? Would you like a free beer at the Brooklyn Brewery? VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED on Saturday, May 10 from 10:30 am – 1:30pm to be part of the Riverkeep… READ MORE

© 2013 Ryan Watson. Construction on McCarren Park pathway. Used with permission.

Update: Status of Parks Repairs/Projects in North Brooklyn

by Trina McKeever on

At the February 4th meeting of the Open Space Alliance Community Committee, Kurt Cavanaugh, OSA’s Deputy Director, provided updates from OSA and NYC Parks on the status of ongoing projects and their progress: Bushwick Inlet Park – the Parks building is still on track to completed construction by the end of March. Currently installing lighting,… READ MORE

© 2012 Trina McKeever. Used with permission.

Sighting: Excuse Me, Is That Your Parking Space?

by Trina McKeever on

I learned this morning that the enormous barge/crane rig that has been anchored between the India Street/East River Ferry and the Greenpoint Avenue/Transmitter Park piers since last Friday is actually just parking. The rig belongs to a crew securing the East River Manhattan shoreline and is parked in Greenpoint for security reasons while the UN… READ MORE

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