2018 NAG Gala

GET TICKETS Last year, NAG and GWAPP announced a new partnership to create a more powerful singular voice for the North Brooklyn community, to more effectively reach out to its diverse residents we call neighbors, and to rally us together behind a vision of a sustainable, healthy neighborhood. Join us on Thursday, October 11th, at 7:00 p.m. at BIBA Williamsburg, when we will celebrate the 24-year history of these two groups with friends, supporters, and neighborhood leaders. The evening will recognize our history, activism and advocacy, and share the future […]

NuHart Plastics Developer Offers Tepid Response to Community Concerns 1

In a letter dated August 9, 2018, All Year Management responds to a June letter written by NAG and partners outlining community concerns regarding the impending development of the NuHart Plastics Superfund site: Read the original letter:

NAG Rallies Residents to Oppose School Built Next to Toxic Superfund Site

Our children and community deserve a safer and smarter school site. Sign our petition opposing the siting of a new school next to one of the most contaminated sites in all of Brooklyn and NYC. — Development at the former NuHart plastics manufacturing site raises many concerns. NAG, and other community groups, have written a letter to the site’s developer All Year Management outlining those concerns.  Read it here.

District 33 Town Hall Recap

Last night, Councilmember Stephen Levin and Mayor Bill de Blasio held a town hall for Council District 33. NAG and North Brooklyn were out in force. A lot of important announcements were made, especially in the realm of parks and open space. Here is a quick recap. The McCarren Park ball fields will get a $6 million rehab (this is in addition to the rehab of the soccer field and track, already slated for next spring). At Bushwick Inlet Park, $9 million has been committed to environmental remediation of the Motiva […]