BWRC Breakfast Talk: CSI on the Waterfront


The first BWRC Breakfast Talk of 2015 is with Eymund Diegel on Friday, February 27at Citytech in A632 from 8:30am to 10:00am: Citizen Science Investigations on the Waterfront Urban planner and citizen-scientist Eymund Diegel has used kites, helium-filled balloons, and inexpensive cameras for the aerial photography that has helped him chart the environmental history of the land

BWRC Breakfast Talk: Brooklyn’s Urban Farms: Production and Education


Although the current urban farming movement predates its arrival in Brooklyn, some of the most innovative and dynamic urban farming is being done in that borough.  While urban farms address issues of sustainability, nutrition, and “food deserts,” they have always had an educational component to them.    BWRC’s first breakfast event of the new semester will be a

BWRC Breakfast Talks presents “Shooting” the Brooklyn Waterfront: Two Photographers Talk About Their Work


SAVE THE DATE!   The Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center's Next Breakfast Talk "Shooting" the Brooklyn Waterfront: Two Photographers Talk About Their Work with Robin Michals and Nathan Kensinger Coney Island, High Tide, 2013 Register! Admission is free. Robin Michals is a photographer whose work considers the built environment with a focus on the de-industrialized urban

BWRC Breakfast Talk:Brooklyn Bridge Park: A Dying Waterfront Transformed


Joanne Witty has had a long and varied career as a lawyer, environmentalist, political activist, and author. She has been a central figure in the creation of Brooklyn Bridge Park, as President of the Local Development Corporation that created its master plan, and as Vice-Chair of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation – the entity building