Dear Friends of Fran Brady/Under-the-Tracks, Since we last reached out, a group of local non-profit organizations, architects, and planners—including the Gowanus Alliance, the Gowanus Canal Conservancy, Gowanus by Design, dlandstudios, and the Office of Council Member Brad Lander—have together strategized about re-gaining community access to Fran Brady/Under-the-Tracks Playground. We are pushing the MTA to support […]
From Amadden Tailoring website: AMadden Tailoring is a full-service tailoring boutique located in the heart of Brooklyn’s Gowanus neighborhood on Third Avenue between 11th and 12th Streets. We run an atelier-style shop with an expertise in couture bridal alterations and fitting, but we bring this same couture sensibility to any alterations, from shortening jacket sleeves […]
Dear Neighbor, The Gowanus Canal Conservancy and Gowanus Alliance invite you to participate in an interactive neighborhood forum about parks and open space in Gowanus. This meeting is part of the broader Gowanus Greenscape community planning process, which will engage residents, businesses and other stakeholders in a discussion about open space in Gowanus, with an […]
Calling all industrial and manufacturing businesses in Gowanus: Come learn more about an industrial business improvement district (IBID) and what it would mean for Gowanus. We will be joined by a guest speaker: Kris Goddard, Executive Director of the BID Program at Small Business Services. Drinks and snacks will be served. When: May 21st Street, […]
by Leslie Albrecht DNA Info GOWANUS — They want a bridge over troubled waters. Business advocacy group Gowanus Alliance is floating the idea of building a bike and pedestrian-only bridge over the Gowanus Canal at Fifth Street. President Paul Basile says a car-free crossing for cyclists and walkers would be an asset in fast-changing Gowanus, […]
Dear Friends, We hope you’ll join us in taking part in a unique opportunity in our community, participatory budgeting, which puts budget decisions about important neighborhood projects directly in the hands of the people those decisions will impact most – us. Participatory budgeting is our chance to get our community’s needs addressed. There are many great projects […]
We were just informed that Lowe’s on 2nd Avenue agreed to provide FREE parking space for official DOCCS vehicles in order to minimize existing shortage of parking for local businesses. Details to this agreement will shortly be released via Gowanus United newsletter.
VIA http://council.nyc.gov/html/pr/111914eo.shtml New York— Today, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council issued a comprehensive report detailing the state of New York City’s industrial sector and proposed new approaches to reinvigorating New York’s manufacturing districts as engines of economic opportunity. The report identifies new zoning and land use tools that can help New […]