Tag Archives: Brooklyn

OHNY Volunteer Council member, Bob Moore, joined our volunteer crew last month for the Hidden Harbor Tour that was organized in partnership with the Working Harbor Committee. He recaps the evening and gives details about the harbor, landscapes and vistas that were seen during the two hour tour. Despite the fact that the day dawned […]

Last Saturday, OHNY staffer Hae-In helped organize a tour of the Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center (GMDC), with GMDC and the Fourth Arts Block, led by Project Manager Cassandra Smith. The Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center is the premier nonprofit industrial developer in NYC and since its inception in 1992, GMDC has rehabilitated six North […]

Last Friday night, OHNY staffer Hae-In went to check out the 3rd Ward Member Group Show in Bushwick, Brooklyn and learn more about the space. The show highlighted work that is being produced by local artists, designers, woodworkers and photographers. 3rd Ward is a member-based design center for creative professionals, an “incubator for innovation and […]

Last Saturday (after the OHNY Volunteer Training on the Upper East Side), Hae-In went to the Dumbo Arts Festival, formerly the “Art Under the Bridge Festival,” which featured various art forms and spaces in the neighborhood. The three-day festival included more than 500 local and international artists showcasing their work with indoor and outdoor art […]

Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza has a myriad of distinguishable monuments, fountains and architecture. Recently, OHNY intern Kathleen took a closer look at the intricate design of the Memorial Arch. The Memorial Arch commemorates the defenders of the Union and was the original gateway to Prospect Park.  Designed by John H. Duncan in 1889—the same man […]