Please do come out tonight for DRINK Williamsburg! This is a massively cool event being sponsored by our sister, the Northside Town Hall Community and Cultural Center. The highlights include: -“Sips” of signature cocktails from the neighborhood’s best bars (like Dram, The Drink, Maison Premiere, The Richardson, Rabbithole, Manhattan Inn, Brooklyn Winery… the list continues!) -An Iron Bartender contest -Music provided by Brooklyn-based trio Djangos & Tangos and the legendary Greenpoint DJ Ron Like Hell -Snacks from Nita Nita, Urban Rustic/Lodge, Fat Goose, Fornino, Adamba Imports, Brooklyn Brine and Brooklyn […]
Northside Open Studios kicked off its weekend of events last night with a panel discussion at Causey Gallery on Art & Real Estate: The Love/Hate Relationship. The panel was presented by NOS, the North Brooklyn Public Art Coalition (nbART) and Councilmember Steve Levin. NAG Board member Jackie Moynahan (second from left, above) and NAG organizer Ryan Kuonen (third from right) joined in the panel discussion about how our neighborhoods can continue to exist as creative, vibrant communities, and discuss solutions to the lack of affordable housing for artists and arts […]
“Some people dream of worthy accomplishments while others stay awake and do them!” – Unknown Volunteer Open House @NAG Office. 110 Kent Ave. 2nd Floor [little brick building surrounded by East River State Park @ N8th] 7-9pm Drop by and learn about the many ways you can volunteer to make change in the neighborhood
This month our topic of action will be about getting some neighborhood energy behind the Northside Townhall. NAG & the People’s Firehouse (PFI) were awarded the rights to re-develop the former Engine 212 firehouse at 134 Wythe Avenue into the Northside Town Hall Community & Cultural Center (the Townhall). The main goals of the project include establishing a permanent home for NAG and PFI, providing affordable office and meeting space for other community organizations, creating a street-level exhibition space for local cultural and arts organizations, and commemorating FDNY Company #212 […]
This afternoon, the City Council’s Land Use Subcommittee voted unanimously to approve the sale of the former Engine 212 firehouse to the Northside Town Hall. The full Land Use and Zoning Committee will meet next Tuesday to consider the application, and after that it is on the full Council and then the Mayor. The Northside Town Hall is a joint project between NAG and the People’s Firehouse to convert the former firehouse on Wythe Avenue into a community center.