Sunset Park Library Meeting Next Week.

A brand new library is coming to Sunset Park with the help of the Fifth Avenue Committee and Brooklyn Public Library. The project will not only redevelop the community space in the ever-growing neighborhood of Sunset Park but will also include affordable housing. This is an extremely innovative idea and there will be a meeting […]

Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Forum Tonight.

We just got word from Carlos Menchaca’s office that there will be a forum tonight to address the needs of transgender and gender non-conforming members of our community.  The meeting will begin at 6pm at the YWCA of Brooklyn (30 3rd Ave) and will run until 9pm. The purpose is to strategize with fellow community leaders, elected officials […]

Informational Meeting About BID at D’Amico Coffee

Residents and business owners in Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, and Carroll Gardens are trying to establish these neighborhood main streets (Smith and Court) as BID, or Business Improvement Districts. They will be holding a meeting this Sunday, December 4th from 3-5pm at D’Amico Coffee to discuss their progress, answer questions, and have further discussion about the future of these […]

Participatory Budgeting kicking off tonight in Carroll Gardens.

We’ve blogged before about coming out to vote on participatory budgeting projects for our area but have never blogged about the idea phase. Basically before a project is even picked to vote on there are community meetings with input from the public about what needs improvement. Here’s a bit about it below from Brad Lander’s […]