Have Yourself a Green Little Christmas

Have Yourself a Green Little Christmas

A Go Green Gift Guide for the Discerning North Brooklynite So it’s the High Noon of consumer culture here in the Holiday Times, and you’re in a PICKLE: You know it is better to give than to receive, but let’s face it, you’re out of juice. You have no idea what to give anyone. Added…

How to Grow Oyster Mushroom at Home

How to Grow Oyster Mushroom at Home

Oyster mushrooms are the ingredient of many delicious dishes because of their delicious taste and chewy texture.They’re also the rich source of protein, fiber, vitamin B& E, potassium, selenium, etc., which are very good for our immune system. Moreover, according to recent studies, oyster mushrooms can lower cholesterol level and prevent cancer. Good news for… Read More

Micro-Gentrification

Micro-Gentrification

Fairy Houses are the latest exhibit in the ongoing transformation of North Brooklyn Recently, I had the great opportunity to visit a major new real-estate development going up on the hot-corner of Franklin and Oak.   The brainchild of the GCEF-funded Greenpoint Eco-Schools, a local organization providing ecological education to local elementary schools, this development makes… Read More

A New Leaf for Greenpoint’s Local Library

A New Leaf for Greenpoint’s Local Library

Greenpoint will soon be going greener, thanks to the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund and the Brooklyn Public Library. Construction has officially launched for the update of the Greenpoint Public Library branch, which had the previous location demolished in July 2017 to make space for the new building. The process is being funded by a $5 million grant… Read More