williamsburg walks


Got Grass?

Volunteer to set up our pop-up parks and get some sod for a luscious lawn of your own!! Bedford Ave is peppered with grassy lawns during Williamsburg Walks, giving all of us a little green space to relax on while enjoying the buzz of our main drag. At the end of each of the Walks — June 8, June 15 & June 22– NAG gives away the sod from our pop-up parks to volunteers.  That’s right, volunteer for a couple hours and you can create a little lawn magic in your own […]


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 Action: Plugging into the Community Board

Notes from the March CB#1 Transportation Committee Meeting Last night was an action-packed Transportation Committee meeting. The meeting was held at the local CB offices on Graham Avenue with 3 CB members (Wilfredo F, Karen N, & Ryan K) and 1 staff member (Marie) in attendance. With so many items on the agenda, the meeting was fast-paced and got down to business from the get-go. The first item was a presentation from MTA on the new bus route through the Navy Yard. It is technically not a “new” route but an […]


Beers at the Office – Cheers to Volunteering in ’13

Been looking for a good way to volunteer in the neighborhood? Always wanted to understand how to address a problem in the Williamsburg & Greenpoint neighborhoods?  You can learn to do both when you join NAG for our first ” Beers at the Office” in 2013. We will be gathering at –-you guessed it–- our office to talk about some of the wonderful ways to volunteer with NAG and make a difference on your street.  Come learn more about what NAG does and collaborate, conspire, and commiserate with your friends and […]


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 […]