Posts Tagged ‘Bushwick Inlet Park’

Join the Fight for Bushwick Inlet Park

by GWAPP on

As heard at the recent Town Hall and reported in The New York Times, the Williamsburg/Greenpoint communities are fighting to transform Norman Brodsky’s waterfront property into public parkland, as promised in the 2005 rezoning. A decade since the rezoning – with just a slice of Bushwick Inlet Park developed – last January’s CitiStorage fire has reignited the “Where’s… READ MORE

Improve Your Parks (Part III): Who to Contact

by Heather Van De Mark on

Last week, I attended Partnership for Parks meeting, How Can I Improve My Park? It was a fantastic panel discussion between city officials and active community volunteers on how people can improve their parks. You can read the recap of the discussion at Improve Your Parks (Part II): A Panel Discussion. It was ALSO the… READ MORE

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

Volunteer in Bushwick Inlet Park!

by GWAPP on

Get Dirty & Weed at Bushwick Inlet Park Community residents are invited to join NYC Parks Gardener Jason Beury for an afternoon of weeding and learning about native plants in Bushwick Inlet Park. Meet your neighbors and help make the park more enjoyable for everyone. We hope to make this an ongoing event throughout the… READ MORE

TNYW: Is Bushwick Inlet Park getting bigger?

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Yesterday, The New York World had an article–More pieces added to pricey Bushwick Inlet Park puzzle–discussing that the de Blasio administration is in negotiations to purchase the Motiva parcels (in green below.) From the article: Bushwick Inlet Park has been slow to grow, largely because of difficulties in purchasing land from private owners. As The… READ MORE

Listening Session for Newtown Barge Park Expansion and Box Street Park on October 30

by Heather Van De Mark on

As the Greenpoint waterfront moves into a new era that includes massive development, the wheels are also finally in motion for the neighborhood to receive some of the waterfront open space promised in the 2005 Rezoning. The NYC Parks, NYC Economic Development Corporation and Community Board 1 are inviting community members, elected officials, and stakeholder… READ MORE

Updates on Parks & Affordable Housing Progress from the Community Advisory Board (CAB)

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Earlier this month, the Community Advisory Board (CAB) for Greenpoint-Williamsburg held a meeting updating the status on various projects across the neighborhoods including: Affordable housing sites Completed Parks Projects: American Playground, Rodney Playground, Transmitter Park Expanision of McCarren Park: Union Avenue Demapping Bushwick Inlet Park Public Waterfront Access MTA Lot: 65 Commercial Street Newtown Barge… READ MORE

Community Advisory Board Presentation – Several Parks Updates

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Earlier this month, the Community Advisory Board (CAB) for Greenpoint-Williamsburg held a meeting updating the status on various projects across the neighborhoods including industrial zones, affordable housing sites, McCarren park, Bushwick Inlet park, WNYC Transmitter Park, Greenpoint Playground comfort station, Rodney Playground Center, the MTA Lot on Commercial St., Newtown Barge Terminal Playground, and Sludge… READ MORE

Update: Progress on Bushwick Inlet Park

by Laura Treciokas on

Progress on Phase Two of Bushwick Inlet Park (the block between N. 9th and 10th along Kent Avenue) continues and it looks very likely that NYC Parks’ promise to get things wrapped up by March may really happen. Workers finished hanging the final blue tiles on the front façade last week, there is grass laid… READ MORE

Bushwick Inlet Park Photos

by Heather Van De Mark on

The shoreline of Bushwick Inlet Park opened two weeks ago with very little pomp and circumstance, but don’t let that dissuade you from visiting this hidden gem (and trust me, it’s not going to stay hidden for long as it’s located at 9th St. and Kent Ave, right beside the East River State Park). Soccer… READ MORE

Bushwick Inlet Park Shoreline Is Now Open!

by Laura Treciokas on

According to the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (per NYC Parks) the Bushwick Inlet Park Shoreline fronting North 9th/10th Street opened last Wednesday, 12/5! Once this grey weather clears we’ll post some more pictures here of the new public shoreline area in all its glory. (For now, take a look at these photos from… READ MORE

Bushwick Inlet Park Phase II Delayed Till Early 2013.

by Laura Treciokas on

Looks like we spoke too soon when Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park’s Facebook status was updated to: Bushwick Inlet Park Phase 2 on track for completion end of 2012 according to latest information from OSANB. Pending DOB approvals that could get us the new building and rooftop @ North 9th-10th Street by March 2013. But… READ MORE

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