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NAG Gala. 10 Reasons You Should Attend

#9 –NAG is leading the fight to get more open space in the neighborhood.  We need your support to keep bringing the fight to City Hall! NAG’s annual fundraiser is such a fun  celebration.  This year the Gala will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 8 p.m. to midnight. The venue is Biba, the soon to open restaurant space located below our offices at 110 Kent Avenue (North 8th Street – looking onto the East River State Park). It is an evening of food & beverages provided by local […]


NAG Gala.10 Reasons You Should Attend

#10 — Not only do they know how to dance, but they use all the right moves to raise awareness around the issues affecting McGuiness Boulevard and other unsafe streets in Greenpoint & Williamsburg. Who wouldn’t want to dance the night away with these wonderful neighborhood advocates? NAG’s annual fundraiser is a celebration of epic proportions.  This year the Gala will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 8 p.m. to midnight. The venue is Biba, located below our offices at 110 Kent Avenue (North 8th Street, looking onto the […]


Join up with NAG to watch the presidential debates!

This Wednesday night is the first of 4 debates in this year’s presidential campaign. Come watch it with your NAG friends @ BLACK RABBIT Wed Oct 3rd — 830-1030pm 91 Greenpoint Ave [btwn Franklin & Manhattan] Domestic Policy Debate with fun quizzes & games & prizes by the fine folks of Black Rabbit and the fabulous guest hosts For each debate — even the Vice Presidential– we will be gathering at a local watering hole and getting our politics on. Whether you are a Dem, a Green Party peep, or […]


Participatory Budgeting Kicks off in Williamsburg

Last Wednesday night, the first Participatory Budgeting Neighborhood Assembly in the 33rd District took place at the Taylor-Wythe Houses in South Williamsburg.  About 40 community members discussed ideas for how they would spend $1 million of funding provided by Councilmember Stephen Levin.  Read more about PB here! From now through November, these Neighborhood Assembly meetings will take place all over the 33rd District, shown in the graphic below (via Gotham Gazette).  Anyone who is interested in getting involved  can participate in these public meetings. The assembly  begins with an explanation […]


Time to tour the Newtown Creek…

Have you always wondered about that big old oil spill in Greenpoint? Curious what the Superfund status of the Newtown Creek means to you? Looking to learn more about the history environmental activism in the area? Want to understand the crazy important role that the Newtown Creek played in the industrial revolution in America? Well, in October you will have plenty of chances to bike, walk, and talk around the Creek with NAG!! Thanks to the generous support of the Hudson River Foundation, NAG will be leading a series of […]