Posts Tagged ‘McCarren Park’

Puppy Playgroups on Saturdays

by Heather Van De Mark on

Since I started writing for GWAPP in 2012, the lack of a dog park/dog run on the northside of Greenpoint is an issue that repeatedly comes up. There are neighborhood dog parks (if I misuse the terminology–dog park vs dog run–my apologies) at McGolrick/Winthrop Park and McCarren Park. But for all the dog-loving residents north… READ MORE

Smile: Photos from the Parks

by Heather Van De Mark on

It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas. And we have your Instagram photos to prove it. Grab a mug of something warm and get outside! Don’t let a snow and cold keep you from enjoying the great outdoors of Greenpoint. Have an Instagram photo to share? Tag #GreenpointGWAPP and your location (ex: #McCarrenPark or… READ MORE

Tomorrow: 2nd Annual Greenpoint/McCarren Park Borscht Cook-off

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park, we are so excited to host the Second Annual Borscht Cook-Off! Some of you may remember last year’s competition, when Karczma narrowly beat Polish Meat Market for best borscht. This year we are upping the competition with the addition of Lomzynianka, Eat, and Divine Brine’s Robert Schaefer. The rules of… READ MORE

McCarren Park Pool Area to Ice Over in November

by GWAPP on

The City is abuzz with news that our very own McCarren Park pool will be repurposed into the McCarren Park Ice Rink this winter! Earlier this week, the NY Times reported that “The Beach,” a concrete section that juts into the pool, would be turned into an ice skating rink, and would be ready to… READ MORE

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

by GWAPP on

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

Greenmarket at McCarren Park: Eggplant Extravaganza

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday’s Greenmarket will be celebrating eggplants at market. Eggplant comes in all colors, shapes and sizes and the options are endless. We will have some recipes and information at the market tent and market manager Keren will be cooking up her famous baba ganoush recipe–not to be missed! We will also be continuing our… READ MORE

Bike Blender & Cactus Raffle at Saturday’s Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park we’ve got a lot going on, the Greenmarket bike blender is finally taking a spin over to McCarren Park! Use your own foot power to blend yourself a sample of a Greenmarket smoothie. This will be happening around 10:30am. We’ll also be raffling off an awesome cactus from Brandywine Gardens.… READ MORE

Rosh Hashanah Celebration & Stock Up for Labor Day BBQ

by Pamela Boyle on

Hope everyone is enjoying the last few weeks of summer! It’s going to be a great day at Greenpoint/McCarren Park this Saturday. We will be having some Rosh Hashanah festivities, including apples and honey, and our own Keren Shavit will be offering Hebrew calligraphy posters with your names if you stop by the managers’ tent… READ MORE

An Ice Rink Could Be Coming to McCarren Park Pool (And More Updates from the OSA Community Committee)

by Ryan Watson on

McCarren Park Pool just might have an ice rink in it’s future. The Open Space Alliance is in discussions with the Parks Department to actualize a proposal to turn the deck area of the pool into a public ice skating rink this fall and winter. The projected opening date is sometime around Thanksgiving and is… READ MORE

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park: Summer Storytime with Brooklyn Public Library!

by Pamela Boyle on

Next week is National Farmers Market week and we are getting the party started at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket this Saturday! A few exciting things we have in store for you: Starting this Saturday, we will begin a frequent shopper program. This is a 12-week program, and starting week 6, you will get a raffle ticket… READ MORE

At the Greenmarket: Bardwell’s Veal Shish Kabobs

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday, we will be having a very special treat at the market. Consider Bardwell Farm will be demoing some of their delicious veal with us in the form of veal shish kabobs! We will be grilling around 10:15am. Be sure to come by for a sample and a recipe of Poul’s marinade. Compost and… READ MORE

Health Bucks starting this Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

We have a couple great this going on at market this Saturday! First off, Health Bucks have arrived! Starting July 1 at farmers markets city wide, for every $5 you spend on your EBT card at market, you will receive a $2 coupon to spend at the farmer’s market on fresh fruits and vegetables (and… READ MORE

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