Volunteer


Join us at this year’s Walks!

Still time to get a spot on Bedford Ave for your community group or project.


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 […]


Saturday: Where’s Our Park Day

NAG is pleased to join GWAPP, Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park and other local groups as partners in the Where’s Our Park initiative. The Saturday, the City celebrates It’s Our Park day – in North Brooklyn, we are saying ‘Where’s Our Park??’. Please come out on Saturday and join NAG, GWAPP and FBIP to demand our open space. We will be meeting at the Bushwick Inlet Soccer fields (North 10th Street) at noon on Saturday. In 2005, Mayor Bloomberg promised North Brooklyn three new parks along the Williamsburg and Greenpoint […]


Saturday is Weed Day

    Friends of East River State Park is sponsoring a volunteer day this Saturday to weed and clean up the park. Come out, meet your neighbors and help make our parks a bit nicer.


North Brooklyn This Week

What’s happening in your neighborhood this week: East River Ferry service launches The new East River Ferry service starts tomorrow, and its free through the 24th of June. Mayor Bloomberg, BP Markowitz and Council Speaker Quinn will be on hand for the first ride, which departs North 6th Street at 7:00 am, Monday June 13th. If you can’t get up that early, you can catch a boat heading north to India Street, 34th Street and Hunters Point or south to DUMBO and Wall Street every 20 minutes during peak hours […]