Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Greenway Bike Tour 5/2 and other Greenway news

Check out this info from the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative's email blast today:
Register Today! 7th Annual Greenway Bike Tour
Saturday, May 2nd, 10:00AM
There's still time to join our 7th Annual Future Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway Bike Tour, a 10-mile ride at a family pace, starting in Greenpoint and ending at Red Hook’s spectacular waterfront. The tour includes a restroom/water stop at Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, greenway updates, and a loop through the Brooklyn Navy Yard! Thank you to the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation for helping to make this event possible. More info and registration
Save The Date for New Views 2009!
Thursday, June 18th, 6:00PM-9:00PM
Brooklyn Greenway Initiative's annual benefit, New Views 2009, brings you to another new waterfront destination on Thursday, June 18, 2009! Join friends, neighbors and fellow greenway supporters at Erie Basin Park in Red Hook, along the route of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. This section was implemented by IKEA Brooklyn just a year ago, and it is the first privately financed section of the greenway to be built.
Honorees include Mike Baker and IKEA Brooklyn; and our Community Partner of the Year, Transportation Alternatives. For event tickets and/or sponsorship information, contact Brian McCormick at or 718.522.0193.
Donate Now and Help Build the Greenway!

The Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway is quickly becoming a reality – please help to sustain the momentum by supporting BGI with a contribution today! You can donate now or mail your check to Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, 145 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, New York, 11231.

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