What’s happening in your neighborhood this week:
East River Ferry service launches
The new East River Ferry service starts tomorrow, and its free through the 24th of June. Mayor Bloomberg, BP Markowitz and Council Speaker Quinn will be on hand for the first ride, which departs North 6th Street at 7:00 am, Monday June 13th. If you can’t get up that early, you can catch a boat heading north to India Street, 34th Street and Hunters Point or south to DUMBO and Wall Street every 20 minutes during peak hours and every 30 minutes otherwise. On weekends, the ferry adds a stop at Governor’s Island, providing one-boat service from Williamsburg and Greenpoint.
L Train Service Changes
Eastbound service on the L train will terminate at Myrtle-Wyckoff between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm this week.
Friends of East River State Park meeting
Get involved in the operation and improvement of East River State Park. Hear from Park Manager Andrew Bogardt about how volunteers can help beautify the park and help plan for the first event for the 2011 season.
Date: Monday June 13, 2011
Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Location: 110 Kent Avenue, main floor (street entrance)
Community Board 1 Public Meeting
CB1, which serve all of North Brooklyn, will hold a public hearing/meeting on Tuesday. The agenda includes a presentation by HPD, sidewalk cafes, a whole bunch of liquor license applications, followed by the regular board business of committee reports and resolutions. If you want to speak during the public session, you have to sign up before 6:15 (and then wait until the very end of the meeting for the public session).
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: 211 Ainslie Street (corner of Manhattan Avenue)