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Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park Launch Campaign For Waterfront Green Space

Greenpointers May 25, 2021 By Melissa Kravitz Hoeffner The advocacy group who won a previous fight to complete the acquisition of the 27-acre Bushwick Inlet Park, is once again pressing elected officials to build a public green space. Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park launched its latest campaign with two new videos and a letter to Mayor de Blasio, which was […]

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Brooklyn Friends Group Challenges Mayor to Keep Full Decades-Old Park Promise — New Press Campaign With Letter From All Local Elected Officials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Steve Chesler, Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park (917) 804-1313 info@bushwickinletpark.org Brooklyn, NY –  May 24, 2021 Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park, the formidable advocacy group who won a legendary “David and Goliath” battle to complete the acquisition of the 27-acre park, is once again holding the City’s feet to the […]

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Motiva Site Design

Motiva Site Design #2 Revealed

On June 3rd NYC Parks presented their second round of designs for the Motiva site (which surrounds the inlet) at Bushwick Inlet Park to the Community Board #1 Parks & Waterfront Committee. The consensus in the (virtual call) room was the new designs created by design firm Abel Bainnson Butz successfully incorporated feedback from committee […]

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Luis Garden Acosta

Luis Garden Acosta: A Giant Friend of Bushwick Inlet Park & North Brooklyn

Last Tuesday we lost a pillar in our North Brooklyn community, Luis Garden Acosta, the legendary founder of “El Puente” in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a pioneering youth development organization that defies any simple description.  Luis was an environmental leader, a community activist, an organizer, an educator and a beloved friend.  Here is a quote from Luis’ […]

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Designs for Bushwick Inlet, Box Street Parks Unveiled to Mixed Feedback

Greenpoint Post November 2, 2018 By Laura Hanrahan The city has taken a significant step forward in the development of two long-promised North Brooklyn parks, with NYC Parks unveiling designs yesterday for both Bushwick Inlet Park and Box Street Park. NYC Parks spoke to the projects during Community Board 1’s Parks Committee meeting, where they […]

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Oyster Monitoring at Bushwick Inlet

Counting Oysters In Brooklyn

Patch.com June 11, 2018 By Jamie Hook The Billion Oyster Project tests the waters of Bushwick Inlet Park New York’s love affair with the oyster goes back far beyond the founding of America, beyond even the first settlements of the Dutch, to the days of the Lenape Indians. Prodigious consumers of oysters, the Lenape discarded […]

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Bushwick Inlet Popup Park

Bushwick Inlet Popup Park Opens May 26th!

1.8 acres of new lush green open space will be available to the public at the 50 Kent Ave site between N11th & N12th Streets starting this weekend. There will be major room to spread out & lounge & picnic, plus there is a ton of programming planned such as yoga, movies, badminton, ultimate frisbee, stargazing, […]

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You Bet Your BIP

Go Green BK March 1, 2018 By Jaime Hook A SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF BUSHWICK INLET PARK. The story of New York City, as told by its parks, would be a colorful drama, filled with desperate characters, built on moments of both broad comedy and cliffhanging suspense. In this telling, Bushwick Inlet Park is one key […]

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