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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 […]


NAG Action: Domino Community Forum

NAG would like to invite you to a community meeting about the proposed new development at the Domino Sugar Factory Domino Community Forum w/ Two Trees Thurs March 14th The Woods – 48 S4th 6-8pm RSVP via FB Event Jed Walentas and the Two Trees team will be walking us through their whole plan, providing you an opportunity to learn about the proposal and get answers to your questions. The proposal is pretty big — with lots of details that involve affordable housing, open space, increased commercial space, bringing back River […]


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 […]


Loft Board to Discuss Rules…

The Loft Board published a set of seven rules in May for which they held a series of 3 public hearings to hear public comment during the second half  of July. We Spoke They Listened DID THEY HEAR US? Tune in to the Loft Board meeting (and final public hearing) tomorrow, Thursday August 2nd as they deliberate on all these important rules after listening to the Loft community’s testimonies and reading written submissions. Loft Board Meeting & Public Hearing. 2pm. 22 Reade — City Planning Building In case you missed […]