Tanay Warerkar

Neighborhood Activists Mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Shouts of “No more silence, no more violence,” and “What do we want? Safe homes. When do we want it?...


With Funding in Place, McGolrick Park Makeover Slated for 2016

McGolrick Park’s long discussed and much-needed improvements are finally (hopefully!) on the fast track.

And to celebrate their recent momentum,...


Williamsburg Middle-Schoolers Help Restore New York Harbor

There’s something fishy about this endeavor, but only in the best sense.

Students at Middle School 577 Conselyea Preparatory School...

Eric Sumberg

NYC’s Auditor-in-Chief Visits the Gazette

It’s been a busy first year in office for NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer.

In just over ten months on the...

Sing Sing Karaoke Facebook Page

CB1 Says No to Alcohol at Starbucks and New Karaoke Franchise

Community Board 1 served up a ‘double’ whammy to establishments seeking liquor licenses in North Brooklyn.

At the monthly meeting Monday...


See All Things Baby at Returning Greenpoint Festival

For new and soon-to-be parents, the 2nd annual Brooklyn BabyFEST and Family Jam is the one-stop-shop for all the infant...


Police Blotters: 94th Precinct

McCarren Marauders

A 33-year-old man was attacked while walking across McCarren Park just after midnight on October 13.

The victim said he...


Police Blotters: 90th Precinct

Double Whammy

A 21-year-old man was punched and robbed on his way home in the early hours of October 19.

The victim...

Assemblyman Joe Lentol

Music Industry Looks to Emulate Film Success in New York

The film and television industries have thrived in New York in recent years, especially in neighborhoods like Greenpoint, which has...


First Look: Berry Street’s Massive Brooklyn Athletic Club

The Gazette scored an exclusive first look inside of the Brooklyn Athletic Club (BAC) on Berry Street, the massive,...


Greenpoint Lions to Ring in Diamond Anniversary

One of the neighborhood’s longest serving, volunteer-based, community service organizations is celebrating 75 years of giving back to the neighborhood...


Lennon Bus Rolls into North Brooklyn to Mark Beatle’s 74th Birthday

A group of Williamsburg kids celebrated John Lennon’s birthday with a grand, musical celebration this week.

The John Lennon Educational Tour...


North Brooklyn Goes Red, White and Green for Columbus Day Celebrations

Lorimer Street and Graham Avenue were decorated with confetti, balloons, and streamers in red, white and green this past weekend...


$5 Million in Green Grants Available from the City

Environmental activists and residents are getting busy preparing proposals for a new round of funding made available by the City’s...


Brooklyn Historian Readies to Chronicle Greenpoint’s History

Four hundred years of Greenpoint history will come to life early next year in a book entitled Brooklyn’s Historic Greenpoint.



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