Monthly Archives: April 2011

Important Community Meeting about the Loft Law

North Brooklyn Loft Law Super-Meeting & Information Extravaganza Tuesday April 26th     7:30pm Our Lady of the Rosary-Pompeii 225 Seigel St (btwn Bushwick & White) East Williamsburg, Brooklyn Hey Loft Tenants! Where are you in the Loft Law process…. Did you recently get a visit from your landlord’s architect and wonder why? Did your landlord send you a building registration and you have no idea what it means or are concerned about an error? Have you applied for coverage and received your docket number but aren’t sure what your rights are […]

Help Keep Williamsburg Clean

Ugh! How many times have you been grossed out by the state of Bedford Ave? Getting back to our roots, fighting against garbage in the neighborhood, NAG is a proud supporter of the latest project being launched by the Northside Merchants Association — “Keep Williamsburg Clean” Help raise $$ to hire a summer sidewalk cleaning crew to sweep, bag, and dispose of trash along Bedford Ave & N6th on Saturdays  and Sundays over the Summer.

Reminder: Community Board Meeting tonight

Tonight is the monthly Community Board meeting and Public Session. The meeting starts at 630pm, typically running until 830 or 9pm. In the Community Room @ the Swinging Sixties Senior Center 211 Ainslie Street (Corner of Manhattan Avenue) Community Boards are the foundation of democratic, community-based planning in NYC.

Community Supported Agriculture in North Brooklyn

Want to support local agriculture in North Brooklyn? Grab a slice of tiramisu from the bake sale at the first ever Gay Ole Opry tonight at Public Assembly. The proceeds from the desserts go to Just Food, the group that helps neighborhoods and farmers organize CSAs. Just Food helped El Puente start the first CSA in the neighborhood. Since 2000 the eat local movement has exploded, with our neighborhood now supporting seven CSA’s! If you love vegetables (or even just want to), joining a neighborhood CSA is a great way […]

Get involved with the Southside Community Garden

We had a great NAG Action meeting last night where we talked about a lot of great projects and ways to get our green thumb on in North Brooklyn. Look for an upcoming post with all the glorious details  on how to plug into all the great gardening & greening projects in Williamsburg & Greenpoint. In the meantime, mark your calendars for this Saturday… From our friends @ Southside Community Garden: “This Saturday at 11am we are having a kickoff party to celebrate the beginning of garden season and to share […]