Public Places

Traffic Calming party this Sunday July 18th!

Traffic Calming party this Sunday July 18th!

This Sunday, July 18th 2010, we’re partnering with Vox Pop Cafe and Ditmas Park Blog to celebrate public space for people and make the corner of Cortelyou and Stratford safer!

Street Tree Tour Postponed!

Street Tree Tour Postponed!

Due to the forecast of rainy weather tomorrow, our Street Tree Walking Tour will be postponed until May 2nd (the advertised rain date). Please be sure to join us next Sunday!

Street Tree Walking Tour April 25th!

Street Tree Walking Tour April 25th!

What a tree-t! On Sunday, April 25, Sustainable Flatbush will host our fourth Street Tree Walking Tour! Join tour guides Chris Kreussling (better known as Flatbush Gardener) and Tracey Hohman (professional gardener) for a fun, fulfilling and enlightening tour of Brooklyn’s diverse canopy.

Fall Foliage Walking Tour October 24th!

Fall Foliage Walking Tour October 24th!

Do you brush past that same old tree every day as you come and go from home, but forget that it’s even there? Would you like to know its name, its history, and admire its resplendent beauty at the peak of this colorful Fall season?

Park(ing) Day this Friday, September 18th!

Park(ing) Day this Friday, September 18th!

Ever wonder what our community could do with 120 square feet of outdoor space?

An Evening of Streetfilms on June 10th!

An Evening of Streetfilms on June 10th!

Sustainable Flatbush invites you to celebrate BikeBKLN by visualizing a future of Livable Streets!

Street Tree Walking Tour, Saturday 4/25/09!

Street Tree Walking Tour, Saturday 4/25/09!

Street-Tree Walking Tour this Saturday, April 25th! Join us in our second year of celebrating Arbor Day and the magnificent street trees of Brooklyn’s Victorian Flatbush.

Park(ing) Day 2008: Cortelyou Rd. Park!

Park(ing) Day 2008: Cortelyou Rd. Park!

Park(ing) Day is an event in which organizations from around the globe take over parking spots and transform them into mini-parks, open to all, to serve as a reminder of how public space could be better allocated to accommodate people instead of cars. Our spot was one of 50 throughout NYC. Park(ing) Day is one […]

Springtime in Newkirk Plaza

A musician enjoys the sunshine. P1010421, originally uploaded from Flickr by Sustainable Flatbush. Spring flowers in front of Almac Hardware. P1010422, originally uploaded from Flickr by Sustainable Flatbush.

Flatbush Arts!

Flatbush Arts!

Marlborough and Newkirk, artist’s storefront Okay, you know you’re a Bad Blogger when other blogs write about your projects before YOU do. A few weeks ago I set up an online group called Flatbush Arts, and promptly notified a few local blogs. Brooklyn Junction jumped on this piece of local news and posted about it […]