Monthly Archives: September 2011

Get a Bike Share preview!

DOT Bike Share Demonstration: McCarren Park September 30, 2011 (12:00 PM–4:00 PM) Check out the DOT Bike Share program at McCarren Park to test ride the bikes and ask the DOT staff questions. Bikes will be located at the corner of Bedford Avenue and N. 12th Street. In cooperation with the NYC DOT, NAG & OSA Check out the NYC Bike Share page for other Fall Bike Share events

The MTA Does Not Want You to Leave Brooklyn

Bad weekend for subway travel. There is no service on the L train this weekend, and the C train does not run from Brooklyn to Manhattan. Clearly the MTA wants you to stay in Brooklyn and go to TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint instead. And you have the misfortune of living in Manhattan, remember that the East River Ferry is the transportation partner for TASTE, and will be offering regular service from East 34th Street and Wall Street to Williamsburg.

Vote. Vote. Vote.

September 13th is election day. Most of the big races are special elections, but there are citywide primaries on both the Democratic and Republican side (including judicial races in Brooklyn). In terms of the special elections, closest to home there one to replace Darryl Towns (who has moved on to the Cuomo administration) in the 54th Assembly District (Bushwick, Highland Park and Cypress Hill). The contestants in that race are Rafael Espinal, Jr., Jesus Gonzalez and Deidre Towns. A bit further afield, there is the race to replace Anthony Wiener […]

Volunteer at the 2nd Annual TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint

TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint is a culinary benefit to build the Northside Town Hall, a joint project between NAG & the People’s Firehouse. This outdoor celebration of North Brooklyn’s local flavor is held rain or shine, featuring sample tastes from over 40 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, breweries, and wineries, along with live music and more… This is one of the major fundraisers to raise $$ to build the Town Hall and WE NEED VOLUNTEERS to make it a success!