East River State Park Friends Group

North Greenpoint Community Advisory Group (CAG) meeting

by NAG intern Jessica Podkalicki On Monday, November 17 at 6:30 PM, the North Greenpoint Community Advisory Group (CAG) assembled at Dupont Street Senior Housing to discuss six major items of concern (mostly development projects) in the North Greenpoint area.  The meeting was organized by Council Member Stephen Levin and his office and included community members and representatives from CB1 Environmental Committee, NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Newtown Creek Alliance, McGlorick Park Alliance, NYC Parks Department, NYC Office of Environmental Remediation, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and of course […]

We LOVE Our Park!!

Friends of East River State Park sends a big shout out to all the volunteers and supporters who came out for the (wet) I LOVE MY PARK DAY. Filling the ranks of loving volunteers were local neighbors and NAGsters, friends from other boroughs, the Americorps & Stoked teams, Assemblyman Joe Lentol, District Leader Lincoln Restler, and Andrew Bogardt and the rest of the East River State Park staff. Special thanks to William Ho & Olivia Georgia, Town Square, OSA, NAG, People’s Firehouse for giving support. Sweet thanks to sponsor Dunkin […]

Wonderful Weed Day Volunteers

Many thanks to the wonderful Weed Day volunteers who came out on Saturday to help out at East River State Park!!! This fab group of community folks focused their energy on pulling weeds in the children’s playground area. The first workday event was a great success and we look forward to seeing more of you next time. To get involved in the friends group shoot an email to nag.bklyn@gmail.com and we will hook you up with all the info you could want. Big props to everyone who took time out […]