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Red Hook Initiative

A police car drives by a downed tree in Red Hook, Brooklyn, after Hurricane Sandy caused extensive damage in the area. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Youth Organization In Brooklyn Shifts Focus To Help With Sandy Relief Effort

Red Hook Initiative has been busy supplying food and medical assistance to the sick and elderly.

11/05/2012

Rendering of "Silent Lights" (credit: Artist Build Collaborative)

Fundraiser Coming Up As BQE ‘Silent Lights’ Lighting Installation Nears Reality

Earlier this year, we told you about a proposal to light up a pedestrian area under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway. Efforts to make the project a reality continue, but the people behind it need your help to get the job done.

09/18/2012

Silents Lights Proposal (credit: Artist Build Collaborative)

Proposed Public Art Installation Would Light Up Brooklyn Queens Expressway

It’s not nearly so grandiose as the waterfalls under the Brooklyn Bridge, but one group wants to add light and color to a pedestrian area under the BQE in Brooklyn.

01/05/2012