Newtown Creek Alliance Public Meeting


Discussion on the latest updates for recent, on-going and upcoming projects to restore habitat, improve water quality and increase awareness about Newtown Creek

Wednesday November 19, 2014

7 pm to 9 pm 

at the McCarren Park Community Room
776 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Food and drinks will be provided, event is open to all

For more info and agenda, click here.


North River

Historic Ship


June 19-22


see Tug Pegasus, Fireboat John J. Harvey,

and Steamship Lilac!


Activities include:

Fundraiser honoring Helena Durst of NYC Water Taxi

June 18th, 6 – 8 pm

Historic Boat Tours

June 20th, FREE

Boat Rides & Historic Boat Tours, Outrigger Race

June 21st, time tba, FREE

The Showboat Circus presents “DeadPan Alley”

June 22nd, 1 – 4pm cost tba,

Outrigger Race

June 22nd, time tba

at Hudson River Park, Pier 25
at N. Moore St.+ the Hudson River


for more information, visit here


Gowanus Dredgers

Canoe Club


presents the

June 14, 2014 Gowanus Challenge


The Dredgers are excited to announce The Gowanus Challenge Canoe, Kayak, Paddle-board and Rowboat race on the Canal!

Hosted by the Gowanus Dredgers and the Red Hook Boaters,
the course and ensuing awards banquet will be held on the Gowanus Canal, New York’s Coolest Superfund site!


Open to all athletes who bring their own canoe, closed bottom kayak, rowboat or paddle board!  For teams who want to use our canoes, register here!


For updates about the race, please visit the Gowanus Challenge page


7th Annual

Hudson River

Community Sailing 

Dark ‘n’ Stormy



Music by the Hometown Sweethearts and DJ Danny Rockz

Great Food, Open Bar, Dancing, and Unique Raffle Prizes!


Tuesday, June 3

7-10pm at The Frying Pan (Pier 66 Maritime)

West 26th Street inside Hudson River Park

 All Proceeds Support Academic Enrichment Programs for NYC Public Schools

For more information, click here!



Newtown Creek Alliance




Join the Newtown Creek Alliance for a special event showcasing our Weather in the Watershed program and fancy new alert system to warn waterway users of sewage overflow and poor water quality

March 30th, 3pm
North Brooklyn Boat Club
49 Ash St. (at McGuinness Blvd)
Brooklyn, NY

More info:


Hudson Guild

2014 Benefit


Thursday April 10, 2014


Paul F. Balser

Chairman, Hudson Guild

Ironwood Partners LLC

Location: IAC HQ

555 West 18th St., NYC
Cocktails: 6:30pm  Dinner: 7:30pm

Please join us for a special evening in support of Hudson Guild’s work fighting poverty and building community in Chelsea and beyond.

To reserve your seat, please contact Leah Brody at 212.867.1117 or

hudson guild


2014 Sound

Guardian Awards

Audubon Logo

A benefit for Audubon New York

THURSDAY, April 10, 2014


The Water Club

500 East 30th Street at FDR Drive, NYC

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Cocktails & Hearty Buffet



Congressman Peter T. King

Representing New York State’s 2nd District

Kevin S. Corbett

Vice President, Strategic Developement, AECOM


Hosted By:

Audubon New York,

The Construction Industry of Westchester and Hudson Valley, Inc.

New York State Laborers


Has Brooklyn Gone Global – Again?

A half-day symposium investigating the global reach of the recent changes along the Brooklyn Waterfront

 Friday March 21, 2014


Old Courtroom, Brooklyn Borough Hall

Registration is FREE

Presented by the Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center and the University Transportation Research Center.

Panelists include: Mar Levinson – author of The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger Prithi Kanakamedala  – curator of the “In Pursuit of Freedom” exhibit at the Brooklyn Historical Society Roland Lewis – President and CEO of the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance Regina Meyer – President of the Brooklyn Bridge Park

for more information, click here!


Community Invited to

Flood Protection Plan Public Meeting!

The Hoboken Community is invited to a public meeting to learn more about a strategy to protect Hoboken from Flooding.

This meeting is part of the Rebuild by Design competition, a Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development initiative.  More information on the competition here:

Representatives from Royal HaskoningDHV, Balmori and HR&A will be there to directly answer community members questions!

Thursday, January 23rd, 7:00pm

Multi Service Center, 124 Grand Street

Refreshments will be served!


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