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Mary Cinadr. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Greenpointers say gas fumes are making them sick, and gov’t is stalling

June 12 | Scott Enman

When Mary Cinadr first started smelling gas fumes in her Greenpoint apartment in February, she assumed it was a one-time thing. But soon those odors grew stronger, and they persisted over months. They were at their worst in the early morning and evening — times when Cinadr was typically home. She started to develop headaches, […]

Greenpoint Open Studios, now in its sixth year, is a weekend-long celebration of local art in in the neighborhood that gives artists a free and open platform to showcase their creations. Photo by Wil Damy

Fighting to save Brooklyn’s artists, Greenpoint Open Studios is back this weekend

June 7 | Scott Enman

The pressures of development along Brooklyn’s waterfront have created a strenuous — and at times, suffocating — environment for local artists. But in Greenpoint, one annual event seeks to keep the art alive. Greenpoint Open Studios, now in its sixth year, is a weekend-long celebration of local art in the neighborhood that gives artists a […]

This rendering shows what the new 430-foot-long extension of the nature walk will look like. Courtesy of NYCDEP

Newtown Creek Nature Walk is getting an upgrade

June 4 | Scott Enman

A complete redesign of the Newtown Creek Nature Walk, now underway, will double the length of the waterfront promenade with a new bridge over Whale Creek (a tributary) and a sitting area designed by artist and environmental sculptor George Trakas. The project, announced by the city’s Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Design and Construction […]

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