Posts Tagged ‘McCarren Park’

Guest chef, Katie Hoffman, at Saturday’s Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket, we are excited to welcome guest chef, Katie Hoffman to market! She is a personal chef, caterer, and teaching chef who focuses on local and seasonal ingredients, and will be making two recipes for us to sample. The demo will last from around 10am – 12pm. Here is a… READ MORE

At the Greenmarket: Cooking with the Locals!

by Pamela Boyle on

We’re supposed to have another beautiful Saturday this weekend and it should be a great day at market. Last week we saw several new products, including garlic scapes, orange beets, sugar snow peas, summer squash and fava beans, to name a few. This week, Beth Bainbridge, a neighborhood resident, local food lover, nutritionist and Program… READ MORE

Father’s Day Portraits at Saturday’s Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket is Portrait Day! We will have professional photographer Tim Schutsky at the market taking portraits of our customers, their families and their beautiful market goods. The photos will be taken digitally and uploaded to Brooklyn Greenmarket’s facebook page, where you can tag yourself or print a copy from home.… READ MORE

EBT Screening/Ice Cream Making at Saturday’s Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park’s Greenmarket, Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council will be screening for EBT from 9am – 1pm. Please come by if you would like to be screened for EBT or would like to learn more. We will be celebrating Dairy Month by making our own ice cream from Ronnybrook’s delicious milk. We’ll… READ MORE

6 Things To Do in the Summer in North Brooklyn

by Heather Van De Mark on

TimeOut New York recently posted it’s 101 things to do in the summer in New York City 2013. I’ve scoured the list for all the great events taking place outdoors in North Brooklyn. So ignore the other 95 things on the list, and enjoy a summer of cool in Greenpoint & Williamsburg! *Obviously there are… READ MORE

Locally Source your Memorial Day BBQ this Saturday!

by Pamela Boyle on

Stop by the Greenmarket this Saturday at McCarren Park to pick up all your BBQ needs! Last week we saw some exciting new arrivals (strawberries and heirloom tomatoes just to name a few) and this week should be just as great. Stop by the info tent for some BBQ inspired recipes and a cooking demo:… READ MORE

Go Green Greenpoint! Festival POSTPONED UNTIL 5/18 DUE TO RAIN

by GWAPP on

Next Saturday it’s time for Greenpoint to Go Green! Town Square will be holding it’s Fourth Annual Go Green Greenpoint Festival at the Abate Playground in McCarren Park. GWAPP will be there giving away 100 FREE trees, courtesy of our good friends at the New York Restoration Project. There’s only a few trees left, so… READ MORE

What’s Happening in Our Parks: An Update from the OSA Community Committee

by GWAPP on

Last night marked the quarterly meeting of the Open Space Alliance’s Community Committee. Below is brief recap of pertinent information from last night’s meeting: Capital Projects Update: Bushwick Inlet Park: The current phase of the project is expected to be completed by June. The offices of the Open Space Alliance will inhabit the new building,… READ MORE

Unify McCarren Park! 33,800 Sq. Ft. Available in OSA Proposal

by Heather Van De Mark on

McCarren Park is North Brooklyn’s largest park at 35 acres consisting of areas for kickball, soccer, baseball, bocce, handball, basketball, football, and tennis, not to mention a pool, running track and indoor and outdoor children’s play center’s. McCarren Park is a “year-round center of community life,” reads the NYC Parks & Recreation website. Indeed. And… READ MORE

Get Outside: Enjoy a Park This Weekend!

by GWAPP on

With the weather in the 50s and full of sunshine this weekend, we encourage everyone to get outside! Run on the track, throw a ball in the park, ride the ferry, get your hands dirty at a community garden, take your dog to the dog run, pick up some compost, or enjoy lunch along the… READ MORE

Community Advisory Board Presentation – Several Parks Updates

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 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

Wi-Fi In McCarren Park

by Ryan Watson on

Walking past the eastern border of McCarren Park I noticed this sign proclaiming free wi-fi service around the field house. A quick search unveiled that the wi-fi has been available since June of last year and I guess I’m just late to the party. Let us know if you’ve had good, bad or ugly experiences… READ MORE

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