Category Archives: Our Members

Gowanus United Mobilization Meeting. Thursday October 23

As you know, NYS is constructing a large-scale parole facility in the heart of Gowanus. The building will open as early as December. To fight this, residents, business owners, artists and civic groups have mobilized and formed Gowanus United (GU). Together we are determined to do what we could never do alone — and we […]

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Common Ground Gowanus

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NBC Report Regarding Parole Facility

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Transparency & Fairness in Brooklyn Parole Headquarters Siting

If you oppose current plans for parolee facility in Gowanus, please take a moment to sign this petition. http://docfacility-bradlander.nationbuilder.com/doc_petition?utm_campaign=doccs&utm_medium=email&utm_source=bradlander

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Diaper Kind is Looking for Drivers!

The basics are… 2 to 3 nights per week: Monday and/or Tuesday and/or Wednesday nights after 8:30pm. Starting at 9:00pm, for 2 to 5 hours per night. Delivering in either:  Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens or Brooklyn Must be a non-smoker. Must clear a background check. Must have a valid drivers license and have/use your own […]

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Hamill: Decades-old Brooklyn family business becomes victim of red tape – NY Daily News

Statewide Fireproof Door Co. in Carroll Gardens, which has been in business for 49 years, will soon close its doors after seeing its workman comp insurance rates increase 380% for six workers. President Darrel Caneiro appealed to a number of pols to fix the problem, but says, ultimately, ‘bureaucracy killed us.’   Hamill: Decades-old Brooklyn […]

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Ennis Playground Community Celebration 2014

This past Sunday we had another exciting and productive Clean and Green event at Ennis Playground. Volunteers from Gowanus Alliance, Gowanus Canal Conservancy, Whole Foods, and residents of the neighborhood joined forces and cleaned up our beloved park. Raizes do Brasil Capoeira brought volunteers as well and after lunch (donated by Number One Deli and […]

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ATTENTION Property and Business Owners

Third and Final Bridging Gowanus Meeting this Wednesday, June 25th.

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Governemnt Competes with Private Sector in Providing Manufacturing Space

“The government competition is alarming… This is why our leaders like Brad Lander need to not only protect our community job base, but allow substantial growth up. Otherwise we will hemorrhage till we are no longer able to survive.    It’s one thing to be under assault by organizations with agendas, it’s completely another to be […]

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Networking and BBQ!

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