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Stay up to date with news and media coverage from our organization and neighborhood’s open spaces. 


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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