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Opening of Bushwick Inlet Pop-Up Park

On May 26th, Bushwick Inlet Pop Up Park had its opening day. While the 50 Kent section of the Bushwick Inlet Park goes into the development phase, NYC Parks has created a temporary grassy lawn. …

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50 Kent Scoping Meeting

On June 4th, North Brooklynites gathered to give their input on the Bushwick Inlet Park expansion. It's been 13 years and counting since the rezoning of the waterfront and the commitment of a 27-acre park …

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Opening Day at Domino Park

Six more acres of parkland are now open to the public in North Brooklyn! On land that was once home to the Domino Sugar Refinery, a new quarter-mile long park opened on Sunday, June 10th. …

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Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park Seminar Series

Following Mayor de Blasio’s announcement of funding for two new stages of development at Bushwick Inlet Park (BIP), NYC Parks is planning hearings in 2018 to set the future of the 50 Kent Ave and …

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Box Street Park Scoping Meeting

On Thursday, April 5, over 80 Greenpointers turned out for our partner NYC Parks' community input meeting for the design of Box Street Park, which is slated to open in 2019. Community members broke into 6 groups. …

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Domino Park Opens Sunday!

Six more acres of new parkland are coming to the neighborhood this Sunday, June 10! On Opening Day, enjoy live performances, music, food trucks, sports & games, yoga and salsa dancing When: Sunday, June 10, 12pm – 4pm. …

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Cooper Park Has Some Very Good Friends!

Our newest partner Friends of Cooper Park held its inaugural meeting on November 13. Park advocates identified key short- and long-term goals like keeping the park cleaner and bringing back a farmers market. St. Nicks …

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OSA Annual Town Hall Gathers Parks Leaders

On November 2, 51 parks advocates, OSA Board Chair Mike Arnot, OSA Board Member and Community Community Chair Ward Dennis and North Brooklyn Parks Administrator Mary Salig participated in OSA’s annual Town Hall at McCarren …

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McCarren Field Day

Over forty local athletes competed in Friends of McCarren's first ever Field Day on September 10, braving an obstacle course of cones, police barricades, long kicks and hula hoops. In a true team spirit, nearly …