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Disconnect Your Devices and Connect To Nature in Transmitter Park

Posted by Greenpointers Staff | August 1, 2017 Are you shackled to your phone and ready to take a break from the internet and social media—or at least put your digital presence on pause? This Saturday, guided by mindfulness practitioner Sara Overton, you will be connected with flowers, grasses and trees while playfully awakening your […]

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Transmitter Park at Dusk

City’s Plan for Restaurant in Transmitter Park Infuriates Greenpointers

DNAinfo April 24, 2017 by Gwynne Hogan GREENPOINT — Transmitter Park neighbors are broadcasting their anger over a proposed bar and grill they said the city tried to sneak by them without community review. The Parks Department released a request for proposals Thursday for the empty building inside the park, soliciting ideas for restaurants with the option of having […]

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13-15 Greenpoint Avenue facing Transmitter Park

Developers Push Plans to Turn Transmitter Park into ‘Front Yard’

DNAinfo By Gwynne Hogan | January 13, 2017 A developer wants to build an 11-story building that opens out onto Transmitter Park. Department of City Planning GREENPOINT — A developer’s bid to have their building’s lobby open directly onto Transmitter Park has infuriated neighbors and park advocates who fear the luxury property will use the public park like its front […]

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Transmitter Park Waterfront

Greenpoint Residents: Transmitter Park Development ‘Blurs Line Between Public And Private’

Patch.com By Sarah Kaufman – January 13, 2017 The lobby a developer is trying to build that would look out onto the park “promotes nothing except insecurity,” said one resident. GREENPOINT, BROOKLYN — Dozens of Greenpoint residents are furious with a developer’s attempt to create a “fishbowl” lobby within a private development with massive windows […]

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Not Even a Blustery Day Could Chill the Bern at Transmitter Park

Bedford + Bowery Bernie Sanders supporters showed up in droves today at the candidate’s Brooklyn rally, undeterred by the nippy cold weather and wind gusts that sent even the NYPD tugboat off of Greenpoint’s Transmitter Park a’bobbin (perfectly in-synch with the pump-up soundtrack’s reggae rotation, I might add). The mood was elated as the Brooklynite presidential candidate prepares to […]

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Bernie Sanders Highlights His New York Roots at Brooklyn Rally

New York Times Hundreds of people braved frigid weather in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, on Friday to watch Senator Bernie Sanders deliver a fiery condemnation of Wall Street and urge voters across the state to vote for him in record numbers. With his back to Manhattan’s skyline, the Vermont senator said he believed he would win New […]

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Greenpoint Transformed Into The “Greenest Point” for Climate Week NYC 2016

Patch.com Greenpoint is now the “Greenest Point” thanks to a street-art project seeking to raise awareness of climate change and sustainability in support of Climate Week NYC, which ran Sept. 19 – 25. A series of murals by artists Faile, Askew1 and Vexta are in the process of completion at Transmitter (pictured below) and McCarren Parks and environmental sustainability is center-stage in the images. Read […]

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Purple Rain at WNYC Transmitter Park

Brooklyn Daily Eagle When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lightning, or in rain? The photo ops are fabulous when storms come rolling in. The witches of “Macbeth” would love it here at WNYC Transmitter Park on Greenpoint’s East River shoreline. It’s the perfect place to watch apocalyptic-looking clouds turn the skies purple over […]

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