Please download attached files to learn more about proposed “Gowanus Canal Historic District” and see if your property is in the boundaries. You should also learn about this proposal regardless if you are property owner in the area because this affects Gowanus community as whole. It is important that this information gets distributed among commercial and residential community members whether you support or oppose it.
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The New York City Department of Environmental Protection offers a grant program for private property owners in combined sewer areas of New York City. The minimum requirement is to manage 1” of stormwater runoff from the contributing impervious area. If selected, DEP will provide funds for the design and construction of the green infrastructure system. Eligible projects include blue roofs, rain gardens, green roofs, porous pavement and rainwater harvesting on private property in combined sewer areas.
Grant Program for Private Property Owners.
To apply, click HERE.
Today’s Shout Out goes to SEA Market!
This is family owned and operated company located in Gowanus that sells and distributes food product all over New York and beyond. They have also been great supporters of the community and the Gowanus Alliance.
Thank you for being a part of community!
ArtBridge – Connects the Public to the Arts.
Gowanus: Call For Art
is looking for Brooklyn-based visual artists to submit their original contemporary works of art that explore the vibrancy of their urban interactions in the City.
The exhibition will be curated by a team of top art world professionals, including Art Advisor and former New York gallery owner Emily Santangelo, and Curatorial Director at Gowanus Ballroom, Courtney Jordan. Additional curators to be announced in the coming weeks. An honorarium will be provided and split evenly among the winning artists. Selected works will be reproduced and displayed, for approximately one year, along the construction fencing for: 365 Bond, a development being built by The Lightstone Group. Submission Deadline: April 20th at Midnight
Today’s Shout out goes to … Splats and Squiggles Creative Studio!
“Splats & Squiggles Creative Studio offers Mommy & Me classes for ages 6 yrs and under. They offer Classes such as Art, Science, Builders, and Sensory! S&S also host PRIVATE PARTIES!!
All of our classes are geared towards fine motor skills, sensory stimulations, and hand-eye coordination!
Some of our classes include:
-Intro to Art for ages 2.5 and under – 30 min sessions
-Creative Crafters Art Class for ages 2.5-5.5 – 1 hour sessions
-Building Buddies Construction Class for ages 4 and under - 45 min sessions
-Little Explorers Science Class for ages 2.5 and up - 1 hour sessions
-My Five Senses Class for ages 4 and under - 45 min sessions
-Private art parties!
The best part about these classes is the mess is always left with them! Your child/children can enjoy the experience of using various materials without the worry of them decorating your home in the process!
~source: S&S website