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 […]
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 […]
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!
Participatory budgeting (PB) is a democratic process in which community members decide how a portion of a public budget will be spent. Councilmember Stephen Levin, who represents the 33rd District, has allocated at least $1 million of his discretionary funding for capital projects to PB. Community members have been working to flesh out ideas generated at a series of neighborhood assemblies in the fall into fundable project proposals. Check out the sample ballot here! Check out projects in Greenpoint/Williamsburg here!! Want to hear more about PB? Check out this interview […]
NAG would like to invite you to a community meeting about the proposed new development at the Domino Sugar Factory Domino Community Forum w/ Two Trees Thurs March 14th The Woods – 48 S4th 6-8pm RSVP via FB Event Jed Walentas and the Two Trees team will be walking us through their whole plan, providing you an opportunity to learn about the proposal and get answers to your questions. The proposal is pretty big — with lots of details that involve affordable housing, open space, increased commercial space, bringing back River […]