The Where’s Our Park movement asked tough questions about promises made and yet to materialize at a City Council Hearing on Parks Capital Spending. Read all about it in this article in the Greenpoint Gazette.
Greenpoint Gazette March 28, 2012 We’ve all seen the white banner strung up on the chain link fence around Bushwick Inlet. But seriously, where is it? On Thursday, March 22nd, local leaders and concerned residents from all five boroughs assembled to testify at the New York City Council budgetary hearing for Parks and Recreation. “Promises […]
Our promised parkland on the North Brooklyn waterfront has never been in more danger. In January, the mayor unveiled his budget plan for coming fiscal year. Unlike last year – when deep cuts were administered across the board – this year’s budget was remarkably robust. In fact, Mayor Bloomberg proposed $700 million in new capital […]
Remember that oil spill? And the settlement we won last year from ExxonMobil for $19.5 MILLION? NOW HELP GREENPOINT DECIDE HOW TO SPEND IT! March 21st at the Warsaw – 261 Driggs Avenue – 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm One GREAT IDEA – buy the land around Bushwick Inlet (currently owned by Motiva). (for further […]
Open Space Alliance Presents is sponsoring a design competition for the new Summer Concert Series space and Pop-Up Park at 50 Kent (future home of additional acreage for Bushwick Inlet Park). Check it out on the OSA website @ www.osanb.org/50kent/index.html