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Last year, The Domino Effect documentary hit the film festival network showing the complex process of gentrification using the Domino Sugar factory building in south side Williamsburg as a case study. For those uninitiated, the Domino Sugar factory is one example of industrial manufacturing jobs leaving North Brooklyn to have the land redeveloped as luxury

Not sure what to do with that drying Christmas tree that’s dropping needle all over your living room floor? Don’t worry, NYC Parks has you covered with MulchFest 2013! There are two locations in North Brooklyn: McCarren Park (Driggs Avenue & Lorimer Street) On-site tree chipping. Residents are encouraged to bring bags to pick up

Somewhere beneath the streets of Greenpoint/East Williamsburg, cancer-causing chemicals are slowly drifting through the groundwater, evaporating into the air and making their way into peoples’ homes. They’re called the Meeker Avenue Plumes. When I moved to Sutton Street in Greenpoint four years ago, I immediately fell in love with the neighborhood, especially McGolrick Park. With

GWAPP is dedicated to promoting parks in Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Our community has long been near the bottom of the list of community boards in New York City in terms of park space per capita, and well below recommended norms for tree canopy cover in urban environments. Parks and trees are vital to a healthy

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