Textile Recycling in McCarren Park


Starting Saturday, August 1, 2009, the Council on the Environment of New York City (CENYC) is expanding its textile and clothing recycling project to four additional Greenmarket locations, including McCarren Park from 8am – 2pm.  It will be an ongoing weekly program. CENYC is partnering with Wearable Collections, a NYC-based textile recycling company. (The company more…

“Told you so!” Scaffold Collapse Predicted


Local resident Shannon Manning snapped photos of a scaffold collapse that occurred at a construction site on Roebling St, between North 10th and 11th, on Monday, July 27.  She reports that the scaffolding has since been pulled away from the building:  “At one point,” she says, “the workers were attempting to pull it down using ropes, more…

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Photo: efodde Unemployed North Brooklynites unite! [Unemployed Brooklyn] Doug Biviano gets dirty at Smackdown. [Brooklyn Paper] Greenpoint-Williamsburg contextual rezoning approved by city. [NYC Gov] Greenpointers love ice coffee. [NY Press]

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Photo: Howard Brier Hello Health is the spot for the uninsured in North Brooklyn. [Brokelyn] The Shank: Another after hours club isn’t as cool as it used to be. [NY Press] Review of the New Deal Supper Club at BRIDGET Tasting Room. [Blue Planet, Green Earth]