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New Views 2013: South Brooklyn Surf + Turf + Earth

June 26, 2013 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Thanks to everyone who has already purchased tickets for New Views 2013: South Brooklyn Surf + Turf + Earth! We look forward to seeing you TONIGHT in Red Hook! If you are driving, please note that valet parking will be provided on site. If you are arriving via bicycle, there will be a whole pier’s worth of fence available for your use. And if you are arriving via public transport, take the B61 bus to the corner of Beard Street and Van Brunt Street, walk west on Beard Street and enter Liberty Warehouse through the gates at 260 Conover Street.

See you there!


Get your tickets today! BGI’s annual summer benefit, New Views 2013: South Brooklyn Surf + Turf + Earth, will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 6:00PM-9:00PM at the spectacular Liberty Warehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

Unbeatable views of Lady Liberty, New York Harbor and the lower Manhattan skyline are yours for the evening! Open bar, live music, tastings, dessert and an after-party at Brooklyn Crab are all included. Enjoy the hot-and-sweet music of The Michael Arenella Quintet! Festive summer attire suggested.

This year’s event will feature tastings of seafood and land-food from some of South Brooklyn’s distinctive eateries, including: Brooklyn Crab, Court Street Grocers, Fairway Market, Fletcher’s Brooklyn Barbeque, Hometown Bar-B-Que, Luke’s Lobster, Mile End, M.O.B., Petite Crevette, Robicelli’s, Steve’s Authentic Key Lime Pies, Watty & Meg, and more!

We’ll also have a fabulous silent auction, featuring goods and services from local businesses, including: A Cook’s Companion, Blue Marble Ice Cream, Chez Moi, Circa Antiques, Collier West, Columbia Street Crossfit, Consignment/Eva Gentry, Dodge YMCA, Dvir Salon, Fairway Market, Film Biz Recycling, Finetune Pilates Studio, Four & Twenty Blackbirds, Greenhouse, Jalopy, Kaight, Kittery, Littlefield, Michael Arenella, Néda Boutique, New Body Bootcamp & Wellness, NU Hotel, pok pok ny, Ride Brooklyn, Rolling Orange Bikes, The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, Runner & Stone Bakery and Restaurant, Rico, Tres Belle Spa, Turnstile Tours, Twig Terrariums, Uncommon Goods, and Yoga with Rebecca!

Special Guests:

NYC Council Member Sara M. González, District 38

NYC Council Member Letitia James, District 35

NYC Council Member Brad Lander, District 39

NYC Council Member Stephen Levin, District 33


Corporate Partner:

The O’Connell Organization


Volunteer Service:

Lisa Hodkoski

Volunteer service award presented in memory of Alexandra Wise (1972-2012).


Thank you to our sponsors: Douglaston Development, Edge, Con Edison, MNS Real Impact Real Estate, The O’Connell Organization, Park Tower Group, Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation, Sweet ‘n Low, One Brooklyn Bridge Park, Industry City Associates, Uncommon Goods, RAL Companies & Affiliates, TerraCRG, Columbia Street Partners LLC, Madderlake Designs, TLM Associates, Two Trees Management, Brooklyn Flea, Brownstoner, Tres Belle Petite Medi-Spa, and Yelp.

Special thanks to our host committee: Marc Agger, Neely and Todd Cather, Laurie and Dan Ginsberg, Aviva Goldstein and Rich Miller, Lisa Heller, Sara Hobel, Marian Klein, Annette Lang and Scott Lundberg, Paul J. Proulx, Amy Sokolov and Peter Burling, Allison Tray, The Wise Family, Joanne Witty and Eugene Keilin, Nadia Zonis.

For information about becoming an event sponsor and/or joining our Host Committee, contact Brian McCormick, Director of Development, at 718.522.0193 or bmccormick@brooklyngreenway.org. Tickets are now available at bgi2013benefit.eventbrite.com.

If you can’t join us on June 26th in Red Hook, but you would like to support BGI’s work, you can either make a donation or mail a check to Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, 153 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, New York, 11231. Thanks for your support!

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