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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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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