Stand up for Greenpoint and fill out the Newtown Creek Mitigation Funds Survey!

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is making available $10 million to communities affected by delays constructing the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. Three groups — a State agency called NYSERDA, Hudson River Foundation and City Parks Foundation — will spend these funds after consulting with community groups. The funds will be […]

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North 5th Street Pier is OPEN!

Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park thinks of the North 5th Street Pier to the south like a little sister (or a little brother depending on how you like to genderize your waterfront parks). So we’re thrilled to announce that after what seemed like endless holdups the North 5th Street access to the waterfront pier is […]

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Bushwick Inlet Public Sidewalk Gets NYC Community Cleanup

The typically trashed stretch of public sidewalk adjacent to the Bushwick Inlet got some loving care today thanks to the efforts of NYC Community Cleanup. NYC Community Clean Up is a new citywide initiative designed to address neighborhood eyesores using the manpower of low level offenders (those arrested for minor offenses like vandalism, shoplifting and […]

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NYC to Revise Waterfront Plan in 2010

The Department of City Planning is currently preparing a Comprehensive Plan for the over 500 miles of New York City’s waterfront, defined as New York Harbor and its tributaries, creeks and bays. Vision 2020 will build on the original Comprehensive Waterfront Plan, published in 1992, and the city’s experience over the past 18 years in […]

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LIC Community Boathouse Fundraiser March 11th

The Long Island City Community Boathouse, our future partners when we have our own boathouse in Bushwick Inlet Park, is holding its Spring fundraiser this Thursday March 11th, from 5 to 10pm.  There will be a raffle, a silent auction, lots to eat and drink and a live surf band, all happening at The Foundry, […]

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