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The MTA Does Not Want You to Leave Brooklyn

Bad weekend for subway travel. There is no service on the L train this weekend, and the C train does not run from Brooklyn to Manhattan. Clearly the MTA wants you to stay in Brooklyn and go to TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint instead. And you have the misfortune of living in Manhattan, remember that the East River Ferry is the transportation partner for TASTE, and will be offering regular service from East 34th Street and Wall Street to Williamsburg.

South Williamsburg Greenmarket starts TODAY!

YEAH! It’s July and that means that one of our beloved local greenmarkets is finally underway. The South Williamsburg Greenmarket reopens for the 2011 harvest season today, Thursday July 7th, and will be rocking out the local vegetables and fruits every Thursday through November. Open since 1994, this staple weekday market located on the south side of Broadway on Havemeyer Street (right next to Echo Pharmacy, kinda below the JMZ) and is open from 8am – 4pm. This market is small but amazing, serving the Hasidic and Latino communities from […]

DRINK Williamsburg!

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 […]

North Brooklyn Trivia Challenge Recap

Tuesday night marked our first ever NAG North Brooklyn Trivia Night, and it’s safe to say it was a big success.  Six teams competed for the coveted surprise prize, four tickets to the new Nighthawk Cinema.   It was a close game, with several switch ups in the leaderboard throughout the evening, but ultimately, the Unofficial Ladies Community Auxilary Board One team were determined the champs.   Here’s a picture of the winning team disputing a question by a fierce challenger, The Greenpoint Hot Karls: Thanks to the teams and observers alike […]

Help Keep Williamsburg Clean

Ugh! How many times have you been grossed out by the state of Bedford Ave? Getting back to our roots, fighting against garbage in the neighborhood, NAG is a proud supporter of the latest project being launched by the Northside Merchants Association — “Keep Williamsburg Clean” Help raise $$ to hire a summer sidewalk cleaning crew to sweep, bag, and dispose of trash along Bedford Ave & N6th on Saturdays  and Sundays over the Summer.