Tag: Healthy Communities

Fun, Fit and Free on Myrtle Avenue

Myrtle Avenue has a number of gym-free and cost-free opportunities for community members of all ages to stretch, ride and thrive. Take advantage of this great city with these neighborhood…

Myrtle Avenue Wins Innovation Grant

We’re thrilled to announce that Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership is among the five recipients of the “Neighborhood Challenge” competitive grant administrated by NYC Small Business Services (SBS). This new funding…

Free Community Bike Rides

Join the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project (MARP) and take a spin around the neighborhood. All ages, abilities welcome!  No bike? No problem. You can borrow a FREE Citi Bike (ages 16+). Join us…

Announcing the 2nd Annual Senior Resource Fair

2nd Annual Senior Resource Fair Comes to Fort Greene & Clinton Hill, Brooklyn Wednesday, March 29th 11am-2pm The Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project (MARP) & and its Senior Advisory Council (SAC)…

Sign-up for a Farm Fresh Box

Our 2017 Farm Fresh Box season runs once a week at two locations! Dates & Locations: Location 1: Red Lantern Bicycles, 345 Myrtle Avenue 4 – 7pm When: 1st Tuesday of…

Community Corner Returns to Fort Greene Park

FREE Face Painting and Cooking Demonstrations featuring produce from GrowNYC Fort Greene Greenmarket Every Saturday! The Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project LDC (MARP) Healthy Communities’ “Community Corner” initiative will have programming…

Senior Guided Tour of Fort Greene Park, 5/16

Are you an older adult, at least 55 year of age, looking for a fun, healthy neighborhood activity? Join the Willoughby Senior Committee and Brooklyn Community Board 2 on a…

April Farm Fresh Box Distribution

What is a Farm Fresh Box? An affordable, fresh, pre-packed food share sourced from local farms designed to meet the needs of our community. Eligibility & Cost: Anyone can sign up…

Senior Resource Fair Planned for 3/23

The 1st Annual Fort Greene/Clinton Hill Senior Resource Fair will take place on Wednesday, March 23rd from 11AM to 2PM at Cumberland Gotham Health Center, 4th Floor Auditorium located at 100…

Red Lantern Bikes Hosts Age-Friendly Event

Sending a great big THANK YOU to Red Lantern Bicycles & Cafe for hosting our age-friendly meeting this past Friday, 3/5. The egg salad sandwiches, avocado toast, lemonade, assorted muffins and…