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Tag Archives: open space

Our Voices Exhibition Celebrates 50 Years of Activism in North Brooklyn: Sneak Peek

17 Years

Via North Brooklyn Neighbors, the cover of the New York Times, 17 years ago today. Marking the finalization of the deal to rezone the Williamsburg/Greenpoint waterfront. The rezoning itself was enacted 8 days later. As I noted in an earlier linked post, 17 years on only a third of the promised Bushwick Inlet Park has […]

New Park with Decoyotes

Thoughts on River Ring

River Ring – the proposed rezoning by Two Trees of the former Con Ed site at Metropolitan and River Street – kicks off its ULURP review with a Community Board 1 Land Use committee meeting on Wednesday. Hopefully the CB recommends for changes but does not follow the lead of those who want to kill […]

District 33 and 34 Candidates’ Forum

The North Brooklyn Open Space Coalition* held as excellent forum with the candidates for the District 33 and 34 City Council seats on Thursday. Some very good questions on parks, open space, development and the waterfront. Diana Reyna and Ron Shiffman did a great job moderating too. Watch the forum via video link here (via […]

Public-Private Brooklyn Waterfront Project Is Starting To Bloom

Cleaning Up Bushwick Inlet Park

What will (hopefully) someday be a 28-acre waterfront park at Bushwick Inlet has a long and messy industrial legacy to contend with.

City Insists it is Still Committed to Finishing Bushwick Inlet Park

New Towers for Williamsburg

Riverside Interludes, Far From the Madding Crowd