The city has had an obligation to build the park for nearly 10 years.
Jorge Rios died at 47 while driving on a motorcycle on Manhattan Avenue at Green Street.
The church now offers 10 beds for the local homeless population.
Residents said they fear the city won't follow local recommendations on how Gowanus should develop.
A dozen politicians urged the Economic Development Corporation to add two more ferry stops.
The event is partly in celebration of $1.3 million in funding to replace the park's playground.
Local officials worry dust containing lead has accumulated at unsafe levels at Greenpoint Playground.
Riders have wanted the free transfer for years, and now's the time to make it permanent, officials said.
Rolf Carle has a "fanatical" devotion to making sure the film industry follows the rules in Greenpoint.
The first info-session about participatory budgeting in Jamaica is scheduled for June 12.
The New York City Council has given final approval to redevelop the former Domino Sugar Factory site.
The July 4 fireworks show will return to the East River this year for the first time since 2008.
Five projects were selected to receive more than $1.5 million of the city's money in District 33.
Both the Bushwick rezoning and the Greenpoint Landing plan came with unexpected affordable housing.
A man was approached and hit in South Williamsburg Sunday night, officials confirmed.
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