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It's an especially difficult time to be a Greenpointer. There's the impending G train hiatus coming this summer and then there's the Greenpoint Landing project, which will soon be underway. We feel for you. Unfortunately, you guys have another inconvenience coming your way and this time, it will be courtesy of Brooklyn's second favorite Superfund site: the Newtown Creek. According to Brownstoner Queens, the Department of Environmental Protection began a six-week dredging of the stagnant creek yesterday. The project...
Courtesy zazzle.com Look, we're not trying to tell you what to do with your lives, but we have to talk: It's time to tighten your belts and quit the Newtown Creek seafood habit. A new state study from the Department of Health (DOH) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) suggests that eating things caught from a Superfund site waterway might not be the best idea—that means no more Channel catfish, no more...
01. (-) Greenpoint In July, the city finally struck a deal with big corporate polluters to bankroll the Superfund clean up of Newtown Creek. Still number one! 02. (+1) Fort Greene/Clinton Hill The nabe’s flagship bookstore, Greenlight, announced it’d move its administrative operations to a new office next door, freeing up space for a larger sales floor to accommodate bigger events. Take that, post-Borders trend pieces. 03. (+1) Ditmas Park The Church Avenue BID installed 63 historic-looking streetlights, mimicking...

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