Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund Announces $11 Million in Large Grants

An environmentally friendly education center at the Greenpoint public library, an initiative to curb litter in the neighborhood, and a...


Legislators Take Another Crack at Saving Swinging Sixties

The ‘little senior/child care center that could’ on Ainslie Street might just have another shot at survival.

Local electeds are again...


MS 126 Teacher is Crowned World No. 1 Heavyweight Female Boxer

At 9:30 p.m. on a night in 2001, 28-year-old, Sonya Lamonakis stopped outside of an ATM in Springfield, Massachusetts....


MTA Seeks $300 Million to Accommodate Increased Ridership on L Train

That permanent sense of rush hour while riding the L Train might just become a thing of the past.

The Metropolitan...


Looking to Spice Up the Nation, a Greenpoint Mom ‘n’ Pop Shop taps a Neighbor for Financing

They made a big splash at Brooklyn Eats earlier this year, and now the Greenpoint Trading Co. is looking...

Jay Wiprovnick

How to Redesign a School’s Public Spaces? Let the Students Decide

At the Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design (WHSAD), students aren’t just preparing to be the innovative designers...


TBA Contests DOB Violation; Organizes Fundraiser to Stay Afloat

As it remains on life-support, hoping to avoid the fates of several recently closed North Brooklyn nightclubs and music venues,...


Holiday Party to Encourage Mentoring

This holiday season, the folks running Café Edna on Nassau Avenue, are encouraging Greenpoint residents to actively give back.

On Saturday,...


New Law Seeks to Prevent LICH-like Disasters

Local electeds have banded together to ensure that the debacle that ensued during the shutdown of the Long Island College...


Police Blotter: 94th Precinct

Attempted Shoplifting

A Manhattan Avenue store clerk was punched for confronting a shoplifter on the night of November 19.

The perp entered...


Police Blotter: 90th Precinct

Marcy Ave. Robbery

A 23-year-old man was robbed in front of a Marcy Avenue residence on the night of December.

The victim...


The Gazette Takes a Look at 5 Unique North Brooklyn Holiday Shopping Experiences

During the next two weeks, North Brooklynites can wrap up (pun intended) their holiday shopping at a host of festive...


Residents Veto Temp Shelter at Lutheran Church

Greenpoint residents at a Town Hall meeting this week, overwhelmingly came out against the establishment of a temporary respite shelter...


Annual Teacher Toy Drive Aims to Raise Over 1,000 Gifts

It started as a small tradition at the Progress High School for Professional Careers, part of the Grand Street Campus,...


Council Urges Agreement on 30,000 Supportive Homes

The City Council is calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio to provide supportive housing to New...


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