September 27, 2013

CB2 Transportation Committee Backs Flushing Avenue Greenway

The CB2 Transportation Committee voted unanimously to endorse NYC DOT’s $8 million plan to build the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway on Flushing Avenue along the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The design presented…

September 27, 2013

Tish James, Steve Levin, Brad Lander and Lew Fidler Complete the Funding for Naval Cemetery Landscape

BGI has secured the balance of funding to construct the Naval Cemetery Landscape, pictured here, with a total of $882,000 in City Council capital funding. The site is on the…

Brooklyn Stacked & Sorted: New Collages by Rich Garr

September 10, 2013

BGI Gallery Opening: Thurs, Sept 12! Brooklyn Stacked & Sorted: New Collage by Rich Garr

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative Gallery announces the opening of Brooklyn Stacked & Sorted: New Collage by Rich Garr. BGI Gallery hosts quarterly art openings and shows featuring artists that live or…

SBRC photo by Alan Tansey

August 15, 2013

Brooklyn Greenway Half: Sunday, October 20

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), in partnership with South Brooklyn Running Club, is pleased to announce the Brooklyn Greenway Half – the first half marathon exclusively on the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway.…

Van Brunt Street Class 1 Segment

July 19, 2013

Greenway Will Reach Valentino Pier by Year-End

Two new segments of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway are being built, connecting from the well-used Columbia Street segment and extending the greenway deep into Red Hook: The Van Brunt Street…

Cobblestones 1

July 18, 2013

Bikeable Cobblestones Coming to Water Street

The reconstruction of Water Street in DUMBO and Vinegar Hill is in the design phase. Water Street is the southbound greenway route through these communities. Plymouth Street will be the…

May 23, 2013

BGI Members Enjoy Spring Tour of Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway

On Saturday, May 18th, a group of BGI members took an insider’s bicycle tour along the northern 10 miles of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, which included a loop inside the…

May 17, 2013

BGI Hosts Greenway Discussion for Jane’s Walk NYC

On Sunday, May 5th, Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) board members Michael Porto and Milton Puryear led a walk and conversation along the route of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. This event…

May 11, 2013

BGI Gallery Hosts Opening Reception for ReSURGEnce

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) hosted the opening of ReSURGEnce at the BGI Gallery on Friday, May 3rd, with more than 150 people in attendance throughout the evening. ReSURGEnce, an exhibit…

May 7, 2013

BGI Hosts First Corporate Volunteer Day with Target

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) hosted its first corporate volunteer day on May 1, 2013, with 40 Target employees helping to maintain the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. Target employees from all over…