Heather Lubov: new Executive Director of City Parks Foundation

From the new Executive Director of City Parks Foundation:

I am enormously excited to be on board working to support the hundreds of programs that City Parks Foundation provides to dedicated fans and supporters like you. As a born-and-bred New Yorker, a culture consumer, and an avid walker who takes advantage […]

Job Training Fair November 24, 2014 6-8pm

Senator Daniel Squadron Testimony before City Council this morning:

DANIEL SQUADRON SENATOR, 26TH DISTRICT THE SENATE STATE OF NEW YORK

Prepared Testimony of State Senator Daniel Squadron to New York City Council Committee on Parks and Recreation Regarding the Parks Department’s Community Parks Initiative November 5, 2014

My name is Daniel Squadron, and I represent the 26th District in the New […]

NYC Parks Commissioner Silver

Free talk by Commissioner Silver on: The Future of New York City Parks PRATT INSTITUTE | MEMORIAL HALL AUDITORIUM 200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12 20146:00 PM — 8:00 PM […]

Forsyth and Canal Streetscape and Plaza Project

Bowery Boogie covered the proposed redesign of the Canal/Forsyth Streetscape and Plaza Reconstruction Project – Dept. of Design and Construction (DDC) will present. Item 2:

Transportation & Public Safety / Environment Committee Thursday, November 6 at 6:30pm — University Settlement at Houston Street Center – 273 Bowery.

1. Approval of previous month’s minutes2. DDC: Forsyth […]

The Village Voice on Rivington House

A recent article in the Village Voice on Rivington House. Electeds sent letter to state urging them to allow Rivington House to operate as a nursing home especially for low-income neighbors who’ve already lost Cabrini and Bialystoker.

Michael Chavez Reilly who wrote a moving Op-Ed about his father’s experience in Rivington House standing with Bob […]

It’s My Park Day

We held a great IMPD – thanks everyone who helped out. We raked, pruned, painted cleaned the M’Finda Kalunga Community Garden with Bob, Debra, Diana, Kevin, Carol, Elizabeth, James, K, Jin Xiu, Steve, Jim, Joe, Turi, Ted, Kate, and NYU and many other volunteers whose names I don’t have! Thank you New Museum for […]

Food Drive, “Drive 25”, proposed Streetscape Forsyth/Canal etc.

“DRIVE 25”

The speed limit is changing to 25 MPH on November 7th, 2014

Drivers who drive 25 MPH or slower are better able to avoid crashes.

Pedestrians who are struck by vehicles traveling at 25 MPH are half as likely to die as those who are struck by vehicles […]