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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 […]


What is the State of the Neighborhood?

Town Hall Meeting Thurs Feb 2, 2012. 7-9pm 160 N 5th — Holy Ghost Ukranian Church Neighborhood Forum Sat Feb 4, 2012. 12-4pm 110 Kent Ave [@N8th] Ground floor of NAG office bldg. If you could give the neighborhood a grade,what would it be? Join new and long-time community members as we discuss the crucial issues in Greenpoint and Williamsburg, things like affordable housing, tenant rights, homelessness, transportation, safe streets, public schools, development and city infrastructure, open space, parks, and environmental justice. NAG will be presenting a Community Report Card […]


Volunteer at the 2nd Annual TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint

TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint is a culinary benefit to build the Northside Town Hall, a joint project between NAG & the People’s Firehouse. This outdoor celebration of North Brooklyn’s local flavor is held rain or shine, featuring sample tastes from over 40 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, breweries, and wineries, along with live music and more… This is one of the major fundraisers to raise $$ to build the Town Hall and WE NEED VOLUNTEERS to make it a success!


Wonderful Weed Day Volunteers

Many thanks to the wonderful Weed Day volunteers who came out on Saturday to help out at East River State Park!!! This fab group of community folks focused their energy on pulling weeds in the children’s playground area. The first workday event was a great success and we look forward to seeing more of you next time. To get involved in the friends group shoot an email to nag.bklyn@gmail.com and we will hook you up with all the info you could want. Big props to everyone who took time out […]


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.