development


Interactive Workshop: A Citizen’s Guide to NYC Land Use Review

What is ULURP anyway? Ever wondered how the City’s land use review process works? Wanna know who decides what development happens in our neighborhood? How can regular people plug in to that process and make their voices heard? Join NAG, El Puente, & the Center for Urban Pedagogy for an interactive workshop about ULURP, the City’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure and get the answers to these questions and more! Last week during his State of the City speech, Mayor Bloomberg referenced two sites on the North Brooklyn waterfront.  On the […]


NAG Gala. 10 Reasons You Should Attend

 #8 — You helped NAG & Peoples Firehouse kickstart our Northside Town Hall Community and Cultural Center project.  We need your continued support today to ensure that our services and programming remain as dynamic and diverse in our new home tomorrow… NAG’s Annual Neighborhood Gala & Benefit is one of amazingly fun nights when a lot of activists, advocates, and supporters gather in one room to celebrate grassroots neighborhood activism. This year the Gala will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 8 p.m. to midnight. The venue is Biba, […]


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 […]


Rally Tonight in Support of Tenant Rights

Join NAG and our sister community groups as we rally tonight against landlord arson, demolitions, and vacate orders being used to force out long-tern, low income tenants of Williamsburg & Greenpoint. Williamsburg-Greenpoint tenants and community leaders will rally in front of buildings in the epicenter of gentrification in the neighborhood to protest a shocking pattern of arson fires, unauthorized demolitions, and Building Department vacate orders that help voracious landlords remove the remaining residents ot buildings they Want to complete emptying in order to bring in much higher paying young émigrés […]


Williamsburg Bridge Community Planning Session

Together we can turn 4 acres of asphalt into a waterfront park Sunday July 29th   3-430pm   Backyard at the Woods  (48 S4th — btwn Kent & Wythe) Williamsburg Bridge Park is a vision for a new waterfront park for Southside Williamsburg. The City-owned site is on the Williamsburg waterfront between South 5th Street (the Domino Sugar site) and Broadway. This site could be transformed into public park with an 800-foot long waterfront esplanade connecting to the Domino esplanade and Grand Ferry Park to the north, passive open space, and […]