news

First Hundred Sign Ups to Get Free Coffee with New Order As You Go App

For many, it’s a daily rite. Standing in line at your favorite local coffee shop, praying for it to move...

MORE >>

Local High Schoolers to Spend Summer Greening Neighborhood

A group of local high school students is going to work to make Greenpoint greener this summer as part of...

MORE >>

St. Stan’s Calls for Safety Improvements Outside School, Church

The traffic situation outside St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy in Greenpoint is a safety hazard, school officials and parents say....

MORE >>

City Insists Organics Program Will Decrease Pollution Despite More Trucks

Three months after the city’s announcement that the sanitation department (DSNY) would introduce the organics collection pilot program in...

MORE >>

An Army of Tenants Sets Out to Boost ACABO Advocacy

Further boosting the opportunities for tenant activism in North Brooklyn, Southside United HDFC – Los Sures launched the Tenants...

MORE >>

Will Swinging Sixties Be Saved by New Legislation?

Amid the onslaught of senior centers and childcare service facilities closing in North Brooklyn in recent years, there is finally...

MORE >>

Festival Turns STEM into STEAM

Kate Yourke’s mind is full of questions: What is life? How do bridges support so much weight? What makes the...

MORE >>
Kathryn Kirk/Brooklyn BP’s Office

CB1 Appoints Newest Members

New members have been appointed to Brooklyn’s Community Boards as part of the annual selections made by Borough President Eric...

MORE >>

Java Street Community Garden to Ring in Summer

The Java Street Community Garden will play host to an event, this Saturday, full of food, drinks, and workshops, ushering...

MORE >>

Reps Maloney and Sessions Unveil Plan to Raise Millions for the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has touched the lives of millions of American families. This week two members of Congress revealed how they...

MORE >>

Bike Lanes for Metropolitan Avenue Bridge?

Building on plans to make bicycle travel safer between Greenpoint and Long Island City, a proposal put forth by the...

MORE >>
Nick Powell

Exclusive: Greenpoint’s Only Subsidized Childcare Center to Close

The neighborhood’s last remaining affordable childcare center is just a few weeks away from closing, and no concrete alternatives are...

MORE >>

Revamped FPA Opens Doors With Student Art Night

Students at the Francis Perkins Academy (FPA) became stars of the art world for a day, at the school’s...

MORE >>

Unique Galleries (Re) Opens in Greenpoint

With the constant opening and closing of storefronts in North Brooklyn, it’s refreshing to see a Williamsburg-er, born and raised,...

MORE >>

A Community Partnership Flourishes in Williamsburg

Josephine Freeman is the newest addition to a large family.

Just three weeks ago, she joined the MS 50 – El...

MORE >>

E-List Signup

Type your name and email address below, then click "Submit" to be added to our spam-free email list.

Loading