New Views 2012: June 21, Williamsburg Bistros and Bite
June 19, 2012

Join BGI at the Edge for New Views 2012 on Thursday, June 21st!

Please join the Board, Host Committee and supporters of Brooklyn Greenway Initiative for our annual summer benefit cocktail party, featuring food and drink from Williamsburg’s distinctive eateries, including Allswell, Café Colette, El Almacén, Egg, Parish Hall, Rosarito Fish Shack, Urban Rustic…and more! Enjoy the hot-and-sweet music of Michael Arenella and his Quartet while overlooking the East River waterfront and the midtown Manhattan skyline.

Tickets are available here

All proceeds from New Views 2012: Williamsburg Bistros & Bites will support Brooklyn Greenway Initiative. BGI is the 501c3 non-profit organization that is planning for the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway and its long-term stewardship.

At the June 21st event, New York City will announce its Implementation Plan for the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, including 24 capital projects spanning 14 miles from Greenpoint to Sunset Park. Special guests of honor will include Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez and NYC DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.

Thank you to our event sponsors: Williamsburg EdgeSweet ‘n Low, One Brooklyn Bridge Park, ConEdison, Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation, Great Jones Realty, Movers Not Shakers, Madderlake Designs, and Brownstoner. Drinks will be provided by Brooklyn Brewery, New York Distilling Company, Q Drinks and Waterfront Wines & Spirits.

Win restaurant gift certificates in our raffle! Thank you to Allswell, Café Colette, El Almacén, Marlow & Sons,  Rosarito Fish Shack and Urban Rustic for their generous donations.

Download a pdf of the invitation

Host Committee (in formation)

  • Douglas Adams
  • Marc Agger
  • Maureen Hogan & Jeff Block
  • Nancy & Anthony Bowe
  • Teresa Toro & Rolf Carle
  • Paul Gertner
  • Lisa Heller
  • John Heyer II
  • Joanne Witty & Eugene Keilin
  • Annette Lang & Scott Lundberg
  • Ken Lederer
  • Tom Pritchard & Jody Rhone
  • Jim & Eliza Rossman
  • Hon. Jo Anne Simon
  • Jessica & Joshua Trauner
  • Donna Walcavage, AECOM