A.G. Schneiderman and DEC Commissioner Martens have announced $395K in the first round of grants from Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF), which was created from $19.5M paid By ExxonMobil in settlement with the State of New York over the Greenpoint oil spill. The group announced funding for 18 small-grant projects yesterday.
Gothamist reports: Remember those fun three months last year in which the L train seemed to develop a drinking problem and stopped running past Bedford for a while? Well, looks like everyone’s favorite overpacked monster’s back to her old tricks, because starting at 11:30 tonight there’s no L service between Myrtle-Wyckoff Ave station in Brooklyn and 8th Ave in Manhattan, through Monday.
If ever there was a good time to attend an organizational meeting, it’s when an organization’s leadership decides to make structural changes in its governance.
PAY WHAT YOU WISH on Thursday; 1 year anniversary of fire at our Bedford shop! All $ for charity; thanks for support!
FT Select and GWSYL and parents in Williamsburg step up their efforts to get the DOT to install traffic lights at the intersections along Kent Avenue at North 8th, 9th, and 10th streets.
The Domino project’s Uniform Land Review Process kicked off. Last night, to demonstrate the project’s perceived lack of substance, a community member walked up to the mic at PS 84 carrying a large carrot littered with buzzwords (affordable housing, jobs, vibrant, amenity) frequently used by Two Trees, the site’s developer.
Street lights urgently needed on Kent Ave in the Northside too.
Where does your food come from? Does it matter? Catch a special film screening of THE MOO MAN at The Greenpoint Reformed Church while helping to keep Greenpoint fed.
The Conselyea Street Block Association is saddened by the death of Tillie Tarantino, longtime Director of the Swinging Sixties Senior Center.