Sacred Healing Center Celebrates Four-Year Anniversary in Greenpoint

Golden Drum, a Greenpoint cultural community center for sacred traditions, recently celebrated its four-year anniversary in the neighborhood.

Golden Drum was...


Local Woman Leaders Honored in Commemoration of Women’s History Month

On Friday, March 13, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Assembly Member Joe Lentol honored three Greenpoint/Williamsburg community leaders in commemoration of...


Local Scouts Compete Take on Elements, Other Troops in Annual Winter Competition

Around 250 participants, including Boy Scout Troop 469, “The Pride of Greenpoint,” turned out at Pouch Camp in Sea View,...


Greenpoint and Williamsburg Residents March on City Hall

City Hall steps filled to capacity as activists call for park to be completed

More than 300 people attended a rally...


No Fair Share: North Brooklyn Braces for Even More Truck Traffic

The recent announcement that the city’s pilot organics program would be introduced to parts of Greenpoint and Williamsburg has residents...


Tax Credit for NY Music Makers Included in Assembly Budget

A program to provide a tax credit to companies that record and produce music in New York State has been...


Kicking Ass with Kindness – Williamsburg MMA Celebrates Sixth Anniversary

At Williamsburg Mixed Martial Arts, on Dobbin Street, it’s not about having the buffest body in the ring, it’s about...


Free Trees for Greenpointers this Weekend

As part of MillionTreesNYC, the initiative of planting and caring for one million new trees in New York City,...


St. Nicks to Showcase Works from Every NYC MFA Program

In a first-of-its-kind event, the St. Nicks Alliance is organizing the works of the city’s MFA students and recent...


Frances Perkins Roars into the 21st Century with a Media-Focused Revamp

In the spirit of its hometown, the Francis Perkins Academy, co-located in the Bedford Avenue home of Automotive High School,...


PS 132 Parents Help Keep Performing Arts Alive at Williamsburg's "Shining Star"

At the sixth annual fundraiser held by Public School 132 in Williamsburg last Friday night, festively-dressed parents and community members...


More than 4,000 Elderly New Yorkers to Benefit from Citymeals Passover Drive

Thousands of elderly, homebound New Yorkers will benefit from the Citymeals-on-wheels food drive this month in celebration of Passover.

The non-profit...


Residents Ramp Up Efforts to Get Voices Heard at March Bushwick Inlet Rally

With just over a week before the City Hall rally to demand the completion of Bushwick Inlet Park, residents and...


FDNY Welcomes Rev. Ann Kansfield as First Female Chaplain

FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro swore in Rev. Ann Kansfield of the Greenpoint Reformed Church as the first-ever female MORE >>

South Williamsburg Marks Dominican Independence Day

Southsiders were out en masse Thursday night, braving freezing temperatures, to mark Dominican Independence Day at the Brooklyn Arbor School.



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