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Help Fight for BQGreen!
July 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Community members and electeds will call on the Mayor and Governor to help remediate the situation by funding the construction of BQGreen, a park to be built over the BQE in South Williamsburg where it runs below the street level.
Members of the community will put up crime tape around Rodney Park North and wear gas masks at the event to help call attention to the public health emergency our community is facing.
- Leaders of Friends of BQGreen and community members
- Edward Fishkin, MD, Medical Director, Woodhull Medical Center
- State Assembly Member Maritza Davila
- Brooklyn Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna
- Council Member Antonio Reynoso
Where: The future site of BQGreen, Rodney Park North (Basketball Courts), Rodney and S. 4th Streets, Brooklyn, NY 11211
More: BQGreen will create a 3.5 acre park “out of thin air” by building a concrete platform over a portion of the BQE that runs below the street level between S. Third and S. Fifth Streets. BQGreen will include grassy and wooded areas, a flower garden, a playground, a water play zone, a baseball diamond and barbecues. For more information, please visit bqgreen.org