Green Bikes : Urban Solutions in Motion

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Green Bikes : Urban Solutions in Motion © 3rd Ward
Green Bikes : Urban Solutions in Motion

195 Morgan Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11237
May 3rd, 2009 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

8a – 12a M – F, 9a – 12a Sa & Su
free, green, bike, live-music, workshop, Competitons, video-art, performance
FREE admission & Colt 45


3rd Ward’s Green Bikes Birthday Block Party

Good things come in threes. So for our 3rd Anniversary in Brooklyn, we announce Green Bikes! Starting in May, when you sign up for a 3rd Ward membership you get a free bike!

To celebrate, we're throwing a massive block party right outside our door. We’ve taken over Stagg Street for a day filled with:

Live Music from The Wild YaksAaPterodactylAfuche, Lam and DJs Drew Heffron & Clay Franklin.

  • bike competitions
  • bike films & performances
  • music videos from Moviehouse
  • a photobooth
  • badminton
  • BBQ & drinks
  • live screen-printing
  • free workshops
  • Solo Show Winner, Selena Kimball in the Gallery

Compete in a drag race, bring a t-shirt for live screen-printing, take a workshop or just come for the fun!

This Official NYC Bike Month Event includes partnering organizations: Make Music New York, Moviehouse, Transportation Alternatives, NY Bike Share, Empire, Goldsprints and more.



Campaign Details:

Brooklyn design center 3rd Ward is giving away a bike with every membership! Pushing the limits once again, 3rd Ward has announced Greens Bikes, a campaign designed to facilitate the most effective and environmentally conscious use of an urban environment. This call for action will get more bikes on the streets and more green on the brain. 3rd Ward's custom-designed, lime-colored bikes allow their riders to comfortably move through the masses, while actively reducing air pollution and adding a little life to the city's color pallet.

On May 3rd, to launch this campaign and to celebrate their 3rd year in Williamsburg, 3rd Ward’s throwing a massive block party on Stagg Street. 3rd Ward’s Green Bikes Birthday Block Party will be equipped with bike competitions & performances, bands and music videos from Moviehouse, free workshops, badminton, a photobooth, drinks, BBQ, live screen-printing and more! The block party, which runs from 2pm to 8pm, is an official NYC Bike Month event and includes partnering organizations: Make Music New York, Moviehouse, Transportation Alternatives, Goldsprints, NY Bike Share, Bamboo Bike Project, Empire, Affinity Cycles and more.

3rd Ward is the solution to the complex urban problems faced by freelancers and artists in NYC. For the first time, the overlapping economies and marketplaces that make up the creative industry are all under one roof. 3rd Ward’s 20,000 sq. ft. facility provides creative professionals affordable access to four photo studios, a wood & metal shop, a digital lab, classes, events and office space; making their projects, careers and artistic dreams possibilities. "These bikes are just one step further in our commitment to enriching the lives of our members and improving the community at large. Everything we do is designed to enhance the way people work, live and play in an urban environment," says 3rd Ward Director Jason Goodman. "Aside from that, riding a bike means saving money on cab or subway fare – plus they keep you in shape."

Goodman, who rides his own Green Bike to work, is a master at finding creative solutions to big problems. 3rd Ward provides all the space and tools necessary for success at no cost to its members’ creative freedom. In addition to the brand new bike, membership includes access to health insurance, classes, a free subscription to Time Out New York, admission to 3rd Ward events, unlimited use of co-working space and access to a huge network of creative, active and successful professionals - all for as little as $39 per month.