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RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Rev. Ann Kansfield and Jennifer Aull

Ian Spanier | Posted 04.05.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

A lesbian couple one of whose members is a reverend might not be an everyday find -- but in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Kansfield and Aull are just part of ...

Marcial Garlitos, Local 52, Set Carpenter for Boardwalk Empire, The Sopranos and Other TV Shows and Movies

Ian Spanier | Posted 01.17.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

A New Jersey boy through and through -- he was born and raised in the tough streets of Newark -- Garlitos never imagined he'd one day build sets for t...

NYC Parents Ditching Diapers For Au Naturel Toileting Trend

DNAinfo | Posted 04.18.2013 | New York

GREENPOINT — Pardis Partow decided to give her year-old son, Parker, some diaper-free time at home — much to the consternation of her Yorkshire te...

Newtown Creek Flooding Environmental And Economic Concern, Advocates Say

DNAinfo | Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

GREENPOINT — A storm surge that flooded "hundreds of properties" with Newtown Creek's water carries intense economic and environmental repercussions...

5 People Have Died In Greenpoint Parks In Last 15 Months

Posted 12.05.2011 | New York

A homeless man hanged himself in a Greenpoint, Brooklyn park on September 23 at around 8:30 PM, police sources told The Brooklyn Paper. Witnesses ...

Urban Chicken-Keeping and Staying on the Neighbors' Good Side

Megan Paska | Posted 06.12.2011 | Green
Megan Paska

I accepted a long time ago that I am likely a homeowners worst nightmare.

10 Chefs and the Sandwiches They Love

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

The sandwich: generally thought of as two or more slices of bread and some filling in between. Every country has their own interpretation from a bacon...

1920s Atlantic City in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (PHOTOS)

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

After watching the premiere of Boardwalk Empire last night, I was really excited to check out the Atlantic City set for myself, which was built in a parking lot in northern Greenpoint.

Earth Day at 40 In Brooklyn

Linda Cronin-Gross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Linda Cronin-Gross

These are the people and groups who toil, every single day, for a better environment, no matter what. Here in Brooklyn, we are taking out some time on this environmentally symbolic day to honor some of those groups and people.

Developers Need Community Support, Communities Need Affordable Housing

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

People are still moving to New York -- despite the recession -- and hundreds of thousands of new housing units will need to be built before supply catches up with demand.