Monthly Archives: April 2012

Week in Review

Here’s a recap of the week that was in North Brooklyn: Marty Markowitz and GZA announce the 2012 Northside Festival. At I.S. 318 Eugenio Maria de Hostos, the cool kids are national chess champions – the first middle school to ever win the United States Chess Federation’s high school championship. [NYT] WAGPOPS – Williamsburg and Greenpoint Parents for Our Public Schools – is stepping up their fight against charter schools co-locating in North Brooklyn. [Greenpoint News] Whole Foods on the Northside will soon be joined by more retail and a […]

Get in on a North Brooklyn farm share!

It is that time of year again. Spring is busting out with a little warmth, blossoms are blooming, and pretty soon it will be Summer again… Yeah Summer — that time when our local farmer’s markets are bursting with produce and we no longer have to buy stuff shipped from Florida, California, or beyond… In a neighborhood plagued with high asthma rates and serious truck traffic, NAG loves the idea of reducing carbon footprints, reducing the amount of truck traffic in our food supply, and getting our environmental justice juices […]

State of the LOFT LAW Panel Discussion

  Please join Assemblyman Vito Lopez & CM Stephen Levin in a panel discussion with NYC DOB, NYC Loft Board, & CM Erik Dilan about the current state of the Loft Law Tues April 24th. 7pm Our Lady of Pompeii Community Room 225 Seigel St. Bushwick, Brooklyn CALLING ALL NYC LOFT TENANTS!  (and the people who love them…) If you care about your home, your friend’s home, your community, your community spaces, your neighbors, and your neighborhood, PLEASE COME OUT for this important panel discussion about the current state of […]