MKGarden Halloween

From Jane (Co-Chair of M’Finda Kalunga Garden):

“What a fantastic day in the garden! Thanks to the amazing Lauren and Kevin for getting it all organized, and thanks to all the superhelpers – Bob, Bud, Ted, Lara, Lauren’s and Kevin’s friends on the bean bag toss.

Oriol – amazing superhelper and king of […]

Halloween at M’Finda Kalunga Garden

October 14th 2015 Sara Roosevelt Park Community Coalition Stakeholders Meeting

We were stakeholders who line the perimeter of the park, not-for-profits with a long history in the Coalition, partners with particular expertise for the park, tenant associations, sport clubs, Schools, health facilities, small businesses, arts and cultural institutions, parks organizations, garden stewards, etc. We spoke in four key languages: Spanish, Chinese, English and sign. […]

2013 Archiving the Vanishing City James D. Estrada

From Vassar College’s digital window:

Ladybug Day (and turtle pond renovation)

Thanks to Jenifer and Bud and Ted (and others) for the lively Ladybug release day.









and to Jose for redesigning and re-bricking the turtle pond area. Lovely.

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Ladybug Release this Saturday October 24 from 12-2pm

Jobs Available – Sandy Recovery Projects


Citizens Committee for New York City and Temple Emanu-El in Sara Roosevelt Park for volunteer day

With hard work, skills and resources (including a lunch from Katz’s Deli!) Temple Emanu-El volunteers showed up in force today. Citizens Committee for New York City with Lori and Emily provided strong hands and organizing skills.

Teens and parents worked along the sides of the park and in Elizabeth Hubbard Garden and M’Finda Kalunga Garden […]

Sara Roosevelt Park – history

Sent by Joyce Mendelsohn of Friends of the Lower East Side:

A history of housing proposals between 1930 and 1933, including a radically modern one made by architects Howe and Lescaze

Lower East Side Siedlung (settlement) – By Joanna Merwood–Salisbury

Merwood–Salisbury: “When Sara D. Roosevelt Park opened in September 1934 it …represented a decisive act […]

It’s My Park Day!

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Great turn out with too many to thank. Let me know if I missed you!

Jen Itzkowitz […]