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Got Grass?

Volunteer to set up our pop-up parks and get some sod for a luscious lawn of your own!! Bedford Ave is peppered with grassy lawns during Williamsburg Walks, giving all of us a little green space to relax on while enjoying the buzz of our main drag. At the end of each of the Walks — June 8, June 15 & June 22– NAG gives away the sod from our pop-up parks to volunteers.  That’s right, volunteer for a couple hours and you can create a little lawn magic in your own […]


Who Will Take the (Cup)Cake?

Is your cupcake the best in North Brooklyn?  Then time is now to throw down your best cupcake and earn bragging rights! Just love to eat them (cuz ya know, who doesn’t?) Come taste some of the best baking Brooklyn has to offer for a good cause–supporting grassroots environmental & social justice activism!  NORTH BROOKLYN TAKES THE CAKE! Join NAG & our friends at the Brooklyn Kitchen on May 18th for this epic cupcake cookoff! 6-9pm. 100 Frost $15 to eat (and drink)/compete Get tickets and register to compete online! This […]


Domino — Thoughts from the NAG Board & Staff…

Just a few short weeks ago, we hosted a community forum on the new proposed development plan for the Domino Sugar Factory property by the current owners, Two Trees. We have been engaged in a lot of thought, a lot of discourse, and a lot of good conversations with forces both in favor and against the new plan.  A lot of people have been asking our opinion and while it is too early to put out an official statement since we tend to do that during the hearings that are […]


Save the Date: “North Brooklyn Takes the Cake” Cupcake Bakeoff

Is your cupcake the best in North Brooklyn?  Or do you just love to eat them (who doesn’t?) Join NAG and our friends at the Brooklyn Kitchen for a cupcake cook-off! Come to compete or just to eat & drink! Register and/or get tickets online! Categories include Best Overall, Best Presentation, and Best Savory! Judges include Carmen Rodriguez of Brooklyn Cupcake and Councilmember Diana Reyna! Prizes from Brooklyn Slate and more! Beer from Brooklyn Brewery! $15 supports NAG!


Williamsburg Walks is Coming Back to Bedford in June!!

Spring is in full effect in Williamsburg as the days grow longer and warmer. In NAG-land that means we are gearing up for our big annual Summer kickoff– Williamsburg Walks. 2013 dates: Sat June 8th —  Sat June 15th — Sat June 22nd This will be the 6th year where Bedford Ave is transformed into a car-free oasis of neighbors having fun in the sun with art, music, cafe craziness, and pop up parks. We hope to make this year better and bolder than ever  but that means we need […]