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Domino — Thoughts from the NAG Board & Staff…

Just a few short weeks ago, we hosted a community forum on the new proposed development plan for the Domino Sugar Factory property by the current owners, Two Trees. We have been engaged in a lot of thought, a lot of discourse, and a lot of good conversations with forces both in favor and against the new plan.  A lot of people have been asking our opinion and while it is too early to put out an official statement since we tend to do that during the hearings that are […]


Williamsburg Walks is Coming Back to Bedford in June!!

Spring is in full effect in Williamsburg as the days grow longer and warmer. In NAG-land that means we are gearing up for our big annual Summer kickoff– Williamsburg Walks. 2013 dates: Sat June 8th —  Sat June 15th — Sat June 22nd This will be the 6th year where Bedford Ave is transformed into a car-free oasis of neighbors having fun in the sun with art, music, cafe craziness, and pop up parks. We hope to make this year better and bolder than ever  but that means we need […]


NAG Gala. 10 Reasons to Attend…

#7 -You believe in building a stronger community through citizen participation. NAG devotes a lot of our resources to helping the residents of Greenpoint & Williamsburg plug into their local government and create (or call for) real change on their street… NAG’s Annual Neighborhood Gala & Benefit is such fun! We gather together a great bunch of neighborhood activists, advocates, and supporters in one room to celebrate NAG’s grassroot neighborhood activism. This year the Gala will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 8 p.m. to midnight. The venue is […]


Last chance to check out Williamsburg Walks

Come out and play! Today is the final installment of this year’s Williamsburg Walks. Our pedestrian plaza will have lots of grass lawns, cafe seating, and game stations located all along Bedford Ave from Metropolitan Ave to McCarren Park.  Swing by Renegade Craft Fair in East River Park and shop for some of the keenest local goods around and then meet friends fro drinks up on Bedford. Many bars and restaurants will have expanded sidewalk cafes. Swing by the NAG booth at N7th and say hey, shop for a bottle […]


Get in on a North Brooklyn farm share!

It is that time of year again. Spring is busting out with a little warmth, blossoms are blooming, and pretty soon it will be Summer again… Yeah Summer — that time when our local farmer’s markets are bursting with produce and we no longer have to buy stuff shipped from Florida, California, or beyond… In a neighborhood plagued with high asthma rates and serious truck traffic, NAG loves the idea of reducing carbon footprints, reducing the amount of truck traffic in our food supply, and getting our environmental justice juices […]