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OSA Elects New Board Chair


Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA) is pleased to announce Adam Perlmutter as its newly-elected Chairman of the Board of Directors. He is an attorney who practices criminal defense and civil litigation through his …


Help Keep Our Parks Clean


To help keep North Brooklyn parks cleaner and greener, OSA recently rolled out upgraded trash cans with a message encouraging park users to do their part by putting litter in the cans. Over 200 new, …

Before & After Meeker Morgan

Welcome to GREENpoint


OSA is proud to present a new community-requested Greenstreet garden at the intersection of Meeker and Morgan Avenue in Greenpoint! The 600-square-foot planted area was installed in May and will be maintained by OSA. What …

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Fencing Installed Around Cooper Park Playground


Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA) recently partnered with St. Nick's Alliance, Carrig Montessori School, Councilmember Diana Reyna and neighborhood residents to install fencing around Cooper Park playground. The fence lets parents relax and …

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Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA) is pleased to announce the 2014 50 Kent Festival, bringing a variety of outdoor recreation and cultural activities to the Williamsburg waterfront. The festival will feature a concert …

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Year in Review


The parks of North Brooklyn had an excellent 2013! Working together, Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA), the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, elected officials, and community partners realized numerous accomplishments for North …

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Brooklyn Pool to Double as Ice-Skating Rink


The New York Times Published October 15, 2013 When the McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn reopened in the summer of 2012, there was a peculiar concrete plaza, called “the beach” by parks officials, that jutted into the center …

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French Film Fest Is Coming to Brooklyn


Brooklyn Daily Eagle Published May 29, 2013 Films on the Green is a much loved summer festival of free French films, screened in the city's parks.  It began in 2008 in the community gardens of lower Manhattan …


Portraits of the Real McCarren Park Pool


Published August 14, 2012 Brooklyn Magazine By Tim Soter The McCarren Park Pool is an eight-minute walk from my apartment, and on some hot afternoons I come and swim for half an hour. This has been one of …