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Duggan, Kevin. 2020. “North Brooklynites demand city reopen closed park at 50 Kent” Brooklyn Paper. June 15, 2020

Carroll, Robert. 2020. “Use parks responsibly, or else: During the coronavirus crisis, social distancing is essential everywhere.” New York Daily News. May 23, 2020

Hilburg, Jonathan. 2020. “A hidden victim of the coronavirus pandemic? NYC’s parks”  Archpaper.com May 12, 2020

Walsh, James. 2020. “Managing Coronavirus Risk Is No Walk in the Public Park” New York Magazine. April 25, 2020

n/a. 2020. “Governor Cuomo Demands Social Distancing Plan for NYC’s Crowded Parks.” Greenpointers. March 23, 2020 

n/a. 2020. “Participatory Budgeting VOTE WEEK: March 28–April 5 Vote on How the District Will Spend $$” The Greenline. February 28, 2020 

Hovis, Kathy. 2020. “Brooklyn Brewery co-founder named Entrepreneur of the Year.” Cornell Chronicle. January 21, 2020 

Hindy, Steve. 2019. “Rezoning: Not for every neighborhood.” Brooklyn Eagle. December 6, 2019 

Hindey, Steve. 2019. “Who’s Waterfront? North Brooklyn’s Environmental Justice” Brooklyn Historical Society. Soundcloud Audio. November 19, 2019.

Santucci, Christina. 2019. “Cuomo heralds new Kosciuszko Bridge.” Queens Daily Eagle. August 28, 2019 

Frangipane, Paul. 2019. “Seven acres of parkland to open under new Kosciuszko Bridge in Greenpoint” Brooklyn Daily Eagle. August 27, 2019

Guse, Clayton. 2019. “Cuomo unveils new Kosciuszko Bridge, announces new park beneath massive structure” New York Daily News. August 27, 2019

n/a. 2019. “New head of North Brooklyn Parks Alliance speaks about issues facing area’s green spaces.” The Brooklyn Home Reporter. August 22, 2019 

Kensinger, Nathan. 2019. “In Greenpoint, new waterfront parks will transform the Newtown Creek” Curbed. August 22, 2019

Hallum, Mark. 2019. “Under the K Park Development Below Kosciusko Bridge to Show off Ecological Resilience” Brooklyn Paper. August 2, 2019

Hallum, Mark. 2019. “Under the K – park development below Kosciuszko Bridge to show off ecological resiliency.” QNS.com. August 1, 2019

Griffin, Allie. 2019. “Greenpoint is Getting Seven Acres of New Parkland under the Kosciuszko Bridge.” Greenpoint Post. July 31, 2019

Gannon, Devin. 2019. “A new seven-acre park will open under the Kosciuszko Bridge in Greenpoint.” 6sqft. July 23, 2019

n/a. 2019. “Kosciuszko Bridge Park “Under the K” Design Unveiled.” Greenpointers. July 23, 2019 

Ricciulli, Valeria. 2019. “Empty lot below the Kosciuszko Bridge will be transformed into a public park.” CurbedNY. Jul 22, 2019 

Fang, Benjamin. 2019. “Vision unveiled for Under the K park.” Greenpoint Star. July 02, 2019 

Fang, Benjamin. 2019. “Katie Denny Horowitz North Brooklyn Parks Alliance.” Queens Ledger. July 02, 2019 

Quinn, Anna. 2019. “How North Brooklyn’s Development Boom Is Shaping Its Parkland.” Patch. Jul 2, 2019 

PR. 2019. “Governor Cuomo Tours New Span of Kosciuszko Bridge and Announces Agreement to Build New “Under The K” Public Park.” Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. 2019 

n/a. 2019/ “Transmitter Park to Host Live Jazz in June.” Greenpointers. June 4, 2019 

Rose, Abbey. 2018. “Open Space Alliance now North Brooklyn Parks Alliance.” Go Green Brooklyn. October 31, 2018 

Katz, Andy. 2018. “The Center For An Urban Future honors three pioneers in rooftop gala, including Brooklyn Brewery co-founder Steve Hindy.” Brooklyn Eagle. October 24, 2018

Simon, Aaron. 2018. “North Brooklyn Celebrates Environmental Victories at Annual Party.” Greenpointers. October 19, 2018

n/a. 2018 “FreeLive Jazz in McGolrick Park Thursday 8/16” Greenpointers. August 13, 2018 

n/a. 2018. Ziemia Arrives in McGolrick Park, Brooklyn” GothamToGo. July 24, 2018 

Frost, Mary. 2018. “Survey of 270 Brooklyn parks yields insights, rankings by BP Adams.” Brooklyn Eagle. March 27, 2018

Katinas, Paula. 2018. “Volunteers do their best to beautify Brooklyn parks.” Brooklyn Eagle. March 8, 2018 

Levine, Lucie. 2018. “Envisioning Bushwick Inlet Park: What’s In Store for the Park in 2018.” Greenpointers. January 11, 2018 

Doyon, Lori Ann. 2017. “Befriend the Friends of Cooper Park.” The Greenline. December 1, 2017 

Levine, Lucie. 2017. “Notes from Wednesday’s Community Development Meeting” Greenpointers, November 10, 2017 

Katz, Andy. 2017. “Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund showcases progress in second annual Open House.” Brooklyn Eagle. October 16, 2017 

Levine, Lucie. 2017. “2nd Annual Kingsland Wildflowers Festival Keeps Greenpoint Growing” Greenpointers. September 28, 2017 

Niemann, Christoph. 2017. “Under The Kosciuszko Bridge” The New Yorker. September 20, 2017

Levine, Lucie. 2017. “BQGreen fights Public Health Emergency with “Park out of Thin Air” over the BQE” Greenpointers. August 28, 2017

Levine, Lucie. 2017. “FREE Rain Barrels From the DEP and GrowNYC!” Greenpointers. August 5, 2017 

Corey, Matt. 2017 “Ch-ch-changes (to the McGolrick Park Dog Run), Re-opening Soon!” Greenpointers. July 31, 2017.

Katz, Andy. 2017. “Greening Greenpoint nears goal of 500 new trees on North Brooklyn streets.” Brooklyn Eagle. July 20, 2017

n/a. 2017. “Potential Park Under The New Kościuszko Bridge!” Greenpointers. June 16, 2017

Frost, Mary. 2017. “Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce hosts forum at National Sawdust.” Brooklyn Eagle. March 30, 2017 

Doyon, Lori Ann. 2017. “Cheering on the future Bushwick Inlet Park.” The Greenline. January 01, 2017 

Katz, Andy. 2016. “Proponents of Bushwick Inlet Park triumphant as final piece falls into place.” Brooklyn Eagle. December 19, 2016.

n/a. 2016. “Years of hard work and persistence pay off in a park” Greenline. December 1, 2016

Remnick, Noah. 2016. “New York Buys Last Tract for Williamsburg Waterfront Park for $160 Million” The New York Times. November 24, 2016 

Jamison, Kate. 2018. “Open Space Alliance Sweeps Up Around McGolrick Park” Greenpointers. August 16, 2016 

Louangvilay, Romey. 2016. “Eco-Hero: OSA’s Joe Mayock.” GoGreen Brooklyn. August 3, 2016 

Doyond, Lori Ann. 2016. “A Safer Meeker.” The Greenline. February 1, 2016 

Frishberg, Hannah. 2015. “Williamsburg Waterfront Superfund Site Cleanup to Start Once Summer Activities End” Brownstoner. September 17, 2015

Dai, Serena. 2015. “Contaminated Williamsburg Lot Housing Brooklyn Flea to Be Cleaned.” DNAinfo. September 15, 2015

Dai, Serena. 2015. ‘McCarren Games’ Sports Tourney to Raise Money for Park.” DNAinfo. September 1, 2015 

Dai, Serena. 2015 “North Brooklyn Parks Administrative Head Resigns.” DNAinfo. September 1, 2015 

Toth, Katie. 2015. “Will Brooklyn’s Insane Real Estate Market Doom This Long-Stalled Park?” The Village Voice. March 12, 2015

Doyon, Lori Ann. 2015. “Williamsburg’s Citi Storage 7 Alarm Fire Goes from Flames High to a Slow Roast for Weeks” The Greenline. March 1, 2015

Doyon, Lori Ann. 2015. “Williamsburg’s Citi Storage 7 Alarm Fire Goes from Flames High to a Slow Roast for Weeks” The Greenline March 1, 2015

PR. 2014. Brooklyn BP Adams announced $5M to improve city parks in 2015. Brooklyn Eagle. August 27, 2014 

n/a. 2014. “Free Yoga in North Brooklyn Parks all Summer!!!” Greenpointers. June 5, 2014 

Storres. 2014. “McGolrick Makeover: The Funding of a Semi-Forgotten Park.” Greenpointers. June 2, 2014 

Rubinstein, Dana. 2014. “Steve Hindy suggests a park-funding solution” Politico.  March 25, 2014

G. Jen. 2014. “McGolrick Park Public Meeting Tonight (2/26) #OSOM” Greenpointers. February 26, 2014 

n/a. 2014. “Bedford Avenue: Manhattan Avenue to Broadway, Greenpoint & Williamsburg.” Brownstoner. January 24, 2014 

Furfaro, Danielle. 2013. “TODAY Get your glide on at the new McCarren Park ice rink.” Brooklyn Paper. November 15, 2013.

n/a. 2013. “Bushwick Inlet Park opens.” Brooklyn Eagle. October 10, 2013 

Hoffman, Meredith. 2013. “Congested Corner Off BQE May Become Flower-Filled Green Space.” DNAinfo. September 19, 2013

Furfaro, Danielle. 2013. “Let it grow! City OKs McCarren Park expansion, forcing drivers to look elsewhere for the kind of park space they crave.” Brooklyn Paper. September 13, 2013 

Hoffman, Meredith. 2013. “Bushwick Inlet Park’s Community Building to Open This Month.” DNAinfo. June 17, 2013 

Katinas, Paula. 2013. “McCarren Park visitors have new pathways to enjoy.” Brooklyn Eagle. June 10, 2013 

Katinas, Paula. 2013. “McCarren Park visitors have new pathways to enjoy.” Brooklyn Eagle. June 10, 2013 

Furfaro, Danielle. 2013. “Geraldo Rivera replaces beloved tree in McCarren Park.” Brooklyn Paper. May 29, 2013 

n/a. 2013 “French film festival is coming to Brooklyn. Brooklyn Eagle. May 28, 2013 

Evers, Sarah. 2013. “Altering the Urban Frontier: Gentrification and Public Parks in New York City” Pitzer Senior Theses. Paper 28

Furfaro, Danielle. 2013. “Checkin’ in with North Brooklyn park czar Ed Janoff.” Brooklyn Paper. May 7, 2013

Furfaro, Danielle. 2013. “Green$pace! Advocates fear Bushwick Inlet Park will go private.” Brooklyn Paper. April 29, 2013

Nonko, Emily. 2013. “Open Space Alliance Proposes Addition to McCarren Park” Brownstoner. April 2, 2013 

Corcoran, Cate. 2013 “Condos at Bushwick Inlet Park?” Brownstoner. April 20, 2013 

Evans, Lauren. 2013. “McCarren Park Expansion Plan Would Gobble Up Street And Parking.” Gothamist. April 4, 2013

Hoffman, Meredith. 2013. “Parents and Puppy Owners Take Their ‘Turf War’ to a Local Bar.” DNAinfo. March 5, 2013 

Furfaro, Danielle. 2013. “Williamsburg and Greenpoint get new parks honcho.” Brooklyn Paper. February 18, 2013 

Hoffman, Meredith. 2013. “New North Brooklyn Parks Leader Appointed After Six-Month Wait.” DNAinfo. February 13, 2013 

Nonko, Emily. 2013. Closing Bell: Project Kicks Off to Drain Hipster Lake. Brownstoner. January 22, 2013 

Hoffman, Meredith. 2012 “City Funding Sought for McCarren Park’s Extension into Union Avenue.” DNAinfo. October 17, 2012 

Hoffman, Meredith. 2012. “Frustrated McCarren Neighbors Plan to Form Own Park Group.” DNAinfo. October 17, 2012 

Nonko, Emily. 2012. “McCarren’s Union Avenue May Become a Pedestrian Plaza.” Brownstoner. October 17, 2012 

Surico, John. 2012. “Brooklynites, You’re Going To Have To Ice-Skate Somewhere Else This Winter.” The Village Voice. October 11, 2012

Hoffman, Meredith. 2012. “Williamsburg Parks Seek New Leader to Fill Two Roles.” DNAinfo. August 6, 2012 

Powell, Nick. 2012. “Leadership Change at Open Space Alliance” Greenpoint Gazette. August 2, 2012 

Moriarity, Bridget. 2012. “Adrian Benepe and the Legacy of Public-Private Partnerships in NYC” Next City. July 3, 2012 

Frost, Mary. 2012 “After 28 years, Brooklyn’s historic McCarren Pool reopens.” Brooklyn Eagle. June 28, 2012 

G, Jen. 2012. “The Big Splash! at McCarren Park Pool 6/27!” Greenpointers. June 18, 2012 

G, Jen. 2012. “It’s Happening! Farmer’s Market in McGolrick Park” Greenpointers. May 10, 2012 

Hoffman, Meredith. 2012. “Cooper Park Barbecue Grills Bring Neighbors to a Boil.” DNAinfo. May 4, 2012 

Nonko, Emily. 2012. “Residents Don’t Want BBQ Pits at Cooper Park.” Brownstoner. April 18, 2012 

Carlson, Jen. 2012. “Renderings: Welcome To Williamsburg Park, OSA’s New Outdoor Venue.” Gothamist. March 28, 2012 

Nonko, Emily. 2012. “OSA Looking for Design Help for its New Burg Digs.” Brownstoner. March 6, 2012 

Carlson, Jen. 2012. “OSA Wants Design Proposals For New Williamsburg Waterfront Concert Site.” Gothamist. March 5, 2012 

Hoffman, Meredith. 2012. “McCarren Park Gets $930,000 to Fight ‘Hipster Lake’ Puddles.” DNAinfo. January 23, 2012 

Nonko, Emily. 2012 “The Hot Seat: Jennifer Lantzas.” Brownstoner. January 13, 2012 

n/a. 2012. “A Look at the Almost-Complete McCarren Pool.” Brownstoner. January 11, 2012

Short, Aaron. 2011 “Money talks! Gentrifying Williamsburg finally gets park renovation.” Brooklyn Paper. October 20, 2011

Carlson, Jen. 2011. “After Neighbor Complaints, Williamsburg Waterfront Concerts Will Move… Slightly.” Gothamist. October 7, 2011 

Short, Aaron. 2011. “Greenpoint drunks ruining McCarren Park playground with filth.” Brooklyn Paper. August 30, 2011 

Doll, Jen. 2011. “McCarren Park Has a Poop Problem” The Village Voice. August 30, 2011 

Short, Aaron. 2011. “The day the music (sort of) died in Williamsburg.” Brooklyn Paper. May 4, 2011 

Short, Aaron. 2011. “Death Cab and Sonic Youth top concert sked.” Brooklyn Paper. April 28, 2011 

Short, Aaron. 2011. “Beirut to headline Northside Festival!” Brooklyn Paper. March 11, 2011 

Linderman, Juliet. 2010. “CITY ROOM – Heartbreak at a Monument to Humanity.” The New York Times. August 28, 2010 

Sisario, Ben. 2010. “Canceled Brooklyn Concert Reinstated” The New York Times. August 22, 2010 

Short, Aaron. 2010. “The dirty, smelly truth about our public toilets.” Brooklyn Paper. July 29, 2010 

n/a. 2010. 10 Hot Spots of Summer. The New York Times. June 20, 2010

Sisario, Ben. 2010. “Schumer Has Big Role in Pool Parties Concerts.” The New York Times. June 4, 2010 

Short, Aaron. 2010. ‘Union’ busters! City considers plan to demap street near McCarren Park.” Brooklyn Paper. April 12, 2010 

Itzkoff, Dave. 2010. “Faith No More Kicks Off Williamsburg Concerts” The New York Times. March 10, 2010 

Harvilla, Rob. 2010. “Faith No More Is Playing A Benefit At The Williamsburg Waterfront In July” The Village Voice. March 10, 2010 

Short, Aaron. 2009 “Groundbreaking and breakdancing in Williamsburg parks.” Brooklyn Paper. January 7, 2010

Short, Aaron. NbPAC Lights Up Your Life. Brooklyn Paper. December 17, 2009

Short, Aaron. 2009. “Locals Crestfallen Over Macri Park Conditions.” Brooklyn Paper. November 19, 2009 

n/a. 2009. “First Annual Williamsburg Open” Greenpointers. October 5, 2009 

Short, Aaron. 2009. “Now showing at Cooper Park: ‘fun and film’.” Brooklyn Paper. September 25, 2009 

n/a. 2009. “Ace Plan for Tennis-Friendly McCarren Makeover.” Brownstoner. September 17, 2009 

Muessig, Ben. 2009. “Gates of wrath! Greenpoint fights illegal fences along waterfront.” Brooklyn Paper. August 13, 2009

Short, Aaron. 2009. Mayoral visits raise eyebrows. Brooklyn Paper. August 5, 2009 

Short, Aaron. 2009. “East River Pool Parties open.” Brooklyn Paper. July 17, 2009 

Short, Aaron. 2009. “Sternberg Park hosts Wednesday film series.” Brooklyn Paper. July 8, 2009 

Sisario, Ben. 2009 “Keep the Music, Add the Views, in Brooklyn and Governors Island” The New York Times. July 2, 2009 

Short, Aaron. 2009. “City is ‘stalling’” Brooklyn Paper. June 30, 2009 

Hanlon, Greg. It’s showtime at Sternberg Park — catch all the fun! Brooklyn Paper. May 14, 2009

n/a. 2009. “Williamsburg Waterfront Rezoning Four Years Old Today” Brownstoner. May 11, 2009 

n/a. 2009. “Artists & Fleas at McCarren Park.” Greenpointers. May 3, 2009 

Culver, T. 2009 “Closing Bell: India Street Mural Project.” Brownstoner. April 2, 2009 

Culver, T. 2009. “Closing Bell: East River State Park Now Concert Venue.” Brownstoner. March 30, 2009 

n/a. 2009. “UPDATE India Street Mural Project Calling artists!” Greenpointers. March 26, 2009

Short, Aaron. 2009. “Praise for Allocco – Honored for $50,000 donation to the community.” Brooklyn Paper. February 11, 2009 

Carlson, Jen. 2008. “Plans for New McCarren Pool Will Likely Include Concerts.” Gothamist. August 29, 2008

Huhn, Mary. 2008. “MCCARREN POOL PLANS HOLD WATER.” New York Post. August 29, 2008 

Short, Aaron. 2008. “It’s been a good three years – With last free show this weekend, JellyNYC looks back on Pool Parties.” Brooklyn Paper. August 27, 2008

Short, Aaron. 2008. “‘Youth’ is served at McCarren Park concert finale.” Brooklyn Paper. August 25, 2008 

Hanlon. Greg. 2008. “Catch it Now on Stage ’12 Ophelias” Courier Life.  Page 25. August 8, 2008 

Short, Aaron. 2008. “Black Lips, Deerhunter Rock the pool” Courier Life. Page 24. August 8, 2008

Sisario, Ben. 2008. “It’s Been Quite a Party at McCarren Park Pool, but the Days Grow Short” The New York Times. August 1, 2008

Short, Aaron. 2008. “Local parks looking for some friends.” Brooklyn Paper. July 19, 2008 

Deliso, Meredith. 2008. “McCarren Park grooves with MIA, Cutie, and many more.” Brooklyn Paper. June 19, 2008 

n/a. 2008. “For Those Who Love Meetings” Greenpointers. May 12, 2008 

n/a. 2007. “McCarren Pool Park How to Spend That $50 Mil?” Brownstoner. August 15, 2007

Mehta, Shreema. 2007. “Pool Ideas: Parks Solicits Ideas for McCarren” Greenpoint Star. Page 27. June 21, 2007

Guie, Phill. 2007. “City Dives Into Pool Renovation” Greenpoint Star. May 3, 2007

Baar, Sarah. 2005. “McCarren Pool: Sink or Swim” Block Magazine. Vol II, Issue 22. Page 9. June 2005

Breen, Cathleen. 2005. “Waterfront Park Design Forum” Greenline. February 4-28, 2005

Ryan, Michael. 2004 “Look at Our Pool Now” Greenline. October 8, 2004