Category Archives: BWRC News

Wine-Making Along the Brooklyn Waterfront

The BWRC hosted its second breakfast talk of the semester, β€œMaking Wine on the Brooklyn Waterfront: Blending Community, Philanthropy and Education,” on Friday December 1st. The event was led by hospitality management professor Karen Goodlad, who also directs the campus-wide … Continue reading

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November Breakfast Talk: Green Gentrification with Kenneth Gould and Tammy Lewis

    On Friday, November 17th, BWRC hosted a Breakfast Talk featuring Kenneth A. Gould and Tammy L. Lewis who spoke about their book, Green Gentrification: Urban Sustainability and the Struggle for Environmental Justice. BWRC welcomed Gould and Lewis to … Continue reading

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BWRC Mourns the Passing of Sunny Balzano

BWRC joins the Red Hook and Brooklyn communities in mourning the passing of Sunny Balzano, patron of the arts and owner of the beloved Sunny’s Bar in Red Hook. The subject of a recent book, Sunny’s Bar had been long … Continue reading

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BWRC: Summer and Fall

Welcome back to another academic year. Save the dates for these Breakfast Talks both 8:30am to 10:00am at CityTech in Room N119: October 24th – Tarry Hum, author of Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood: Brooklyn’s Sunset Park November 14th – … Continue reading

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Double Your Impact

Did you know that any donation given to the Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center will go twice as far? Thanks to a generous grant, donations given to the BWRC will be matched, allowing their full value to fund our endowment, while … Continue reading

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Art, Coffee, and other events

Update: Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the November 9th Breakfast talk has been postponed. A new date has not yet been assigned. It’s been a while since we’ve updated this page, so it’s time to let you know … Continue reading

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Feb. 24 Breakfast Talk: “Climate Change, Sea-Level Rise, and the Future of the Brooklyn Waterfront”

The Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center is pleased to announce our second Breakfast Talk. Professor Klaus H. Jacob, a special research scientist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, will discuss his projections on the impact of climate-driven sea-level rise … Continue reading

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Autumn 2011 Waterfront Roundup

COMPETING BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK DEVELOPMENT PLANS UNVEILED At a public meeting on November 22, seven of the city’s biggest developers unveiled competing plans for a hotel and condos in what are currently two empty parcels sandwiched between Pier 1 and … Continue reading

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Breakfast Talk: Evan Hughes, Author of Literary Brooklyn

The BWRC is proud to present the first in its series of Breakfast Talks, featuring Evan Hughes, the author of Literary Brooklyn: The Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life. Hughes will be discussing the relationship that … Continue reading

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Waterfront Conference a Big Success!

We just wanted to thank all of you who came out yesterday for our first conference at beautiful Brooklyn Borough Hall! It was a big success, with a wide variety of panelists, as well as formal reports delivered by the … Continue reading

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