Monthly Archives: October 2012


Know Your Zone

Hurricane Sandy is meeting up with a few friends out over the Atlantic, and they are all headed more or less in our direction. Hurricanes have a tendency to over-promise and under-deliver when it comes to NYC (Irene last year, Gloria a couple decades ago), but it is worth remembering that New York is a coastal town and has not always gone unscathed. It is also worth remembering that much of North Brooklyn sits on lowlands, landfill and old waterways. If you live on or near the water, you may […]


NAG Gala – Saturday November 3rd

UPDATE November 2: The Gala is on – please come out and join us! In case you haven’t noticed, we have a big event coming up next Saturday, November 3rd (buy your tickets here). In addition to being our annual fundraiser, this year’s gala is a celebration of the NAG career of our founding Executive Director, Peter Gillespie. Peter is retiring from his executive role at NAG as of November 1st (don’t worry – Peter will still be an important part of NAG), and we want to send him off […]


NAG Gala. 10 Reasons to Attend…

#7 -You believe in building a stronger community through citizen participation. NAG devotes a lot of our resources to helping the residents of Greenpoint & Williamsburg plug into their local government and create (or call for) real change on their street… NAG’s Annual Neighborhood Gala & Benefit is such fun! We gather together a great bunch of neighborhood activists, advocates, and supporters in one room to celebrate NAG’s grassroot neighborhood activism. This year the Gala will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 8 p.m. to midnight. The venue is […]


NAG Gala. 10 Reasons You Should Attend

 #8 — You helped NAG & Peoples Firehouse kickstart our Northside Town Hall Community and Cultural Center project.  We need your continued support today to ensure that our services and programming remain as dynamic and diverse in our new home tomorrow… NAG’s Annual Neighborhood Gala & Benefit is one of amazingly fun nights when a lot of activists, advocates, and supporters gather in one room to celebrate grassroots neighborhood activism. This year the Gala will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 8 p.m. to midnight. The venue is Biba, […]