Be among the first to experience the new Under the K Bridge Park!

On Tuesday, June 25th, join the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance and Public Work for the design unveiling of the Under the K Bridge Park. Located directly under the Kosciuszko Bridge, the new waterfront park will convert a formerly industrial site into vibrant open space that combines dynamic contemporary programming with an ecological exploration of the…

NBPA Announces New Leadership

The North Brooklyn Parks Alliance is pleased to announce Katie Denny Horowitz has been named Executive Director of the nonprofit parks conservancy dedicated to improving, maintaining, and creating parks and open spaces across Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Horowitz brings nearly two decades of public and nonprofit experience to the. She arrives at NBPA after six years…

Under K

Under the Kosciuszko Bridge Could Be Your Next Park!

Please join the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance (NBPA), along with landscape architecture firm Public Work, and HR&A Advisors the envision the future public park and open space under and surrounding the Brooklyn span of the Kosciuszko Bridge. Tuesday, May 21st at 6:30-8:30 p.m. Rough Trade NYC 64 N 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249 Please RSVP HERE….

Under the Kosciuszko Bridge

Under the K Bridge Park Design

NBPA is very excited to be working on the design of a new 4.5 acre park for North Brooklyn.  NY State DOT has generously offered space under the new Kosciuszko Bridge for a new park.  In the summer of 2017 our organization held a community visioning meeting for this – imagining what types of activities…

Another Successful Community Committee

This Tuesday evening various community members gathered for NBPA’s  reoccurring Community Committee, or Comm Comm, at the Polish and Slavic Center. This free and inclusive event serves as a forum for ideas, updates and concerns regarding North Brooklyn’s parks and playgrounds. We learned about upcoming events from several of our partner groups, including the Newtown…

Ribbon Cutting at “The Best Park in Brooklyn”

Elected officials, NYC Parks, members of the 94th precinct, PS110 and park goers gather for the McGolrick Park Playground ribbon cutting this Wednesday   We could not have asked for a more beautiful autumn day to celebrate the reopening of the McGolrick Park Playground this Wednesday, November 7. Attendees were able to hear from our…

Park Power Activated at 7th Annual Party

  First of all, as of Thursday we are excited to now be called the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, or NBPA, and we hope that you are as stoked about this shift as we are. Advocating for green spaces in North Brooklyn is at the core of what we do, and this rebranding truly allows…

North Brooklyn Celebrates Nature, Community and Indigenous Culture

Earlier this month the American Indian Community House, along with our partner, Friends of Transmitter Park, recognized Indigenous Peoples’ Day at Bushwick Inlet Park. The event, titled “Seeds of the Future”, honored both the Native American communities that lived here before early colonization and those that live here today, perfectly aligning with the AICH’s mission: “…to…

Ziemia Brings Together Greenpoint Communities

Photo: Artist Martynka unveils her ceramic sculpture ‘Ziemia’ at McGolrick Park in May of this year This summer, North Brooklyn Parks Alliance received a number of grants from the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund, or GCEF. In accordance with GCEF’s goals for the program, the Ziemia project transformed a section of McGolrick Park into a native…

Opening of Bushwick Inlet Pop-Up Park

On May 26th, Bushwick Inlet Pop Up Park had its opening day. While the 50 Kent section of the Bushwick Inlet Park goes into the development phase, NYC Parks has created a temporary grassy lawn. 1.8 acres of lush green open space is available to the public on Kent Avenue between N11th and N12th Streets…

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