Pedestrian WayFinding Signs: Thursday March 31 at 6pm DOT




Spring begins in the M’Finda Kalunga, Elizabeth Hubbard and New Forsyth Conservancy Gardens

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The Lo-Down: “Follow the Money: Mayor Struggles to Explain Rivington House Debacle”

“There’s now a money trail possibly helping to explain the de Blasio administration’s mishandling of Rivington House. The former nursing home for AIDS patients was sold for $116 million to luxury developers after the city’s Department of Administrative Services (DCAS) lifted a deed restriction.

The Daily News reports that influential lobbyist James Capalino “steered $50,000 […]

From the Lo-Down: Comptroller Scott Stringer Investigates City’s Role in Sale of Former Rivington House Facility”

Thank you to Ed Litvak and the Lo-Down for an exhaustive reporting job.

“After months of silence from the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio, city officials finally appear to be taking at least a somewhat serious look at the loss of a community facility on Rivington Street.

As The Lo-Down first […]

Local Meeting to discuss two way Bike Lane proposal on Chrystie Street

It looks like we have a volunteer Sign Language interpreter (English)! Thank you Jina (and Wendy).

APRIL 12th @ 2pm at the BRC Senior Center

This is your chance to weigh in on this proposal. If this matters to you, your small business, your senior community, your sightless community, children’s community, deaf community let the […]

This Saturday is GreenThumb’s GrowTogether Conference!

32nd GreenThumb GrowTogether

Saturday, March 19th, 2016


Hostos Community College

500 Grand Concourse

Bronx, NY 10451

Train: 2, 5 trains at 149th Street-Grand Concourse

If you plan on attending, please pre-register by clicking here, it’s an affordable $5 and you get breakfast, lunch, and a […]


We had a good evening listening to one another about what we’ve learned as active Parks organizations. Terrific group of new Park advocates in attendance at The Arsenal.

Thanks Partnership for Parks!

PARTNERSHIPS ACADEMY (A joint program of City Parks Foundation and NYC Parks) offers TRAININGS AND WORKSHOPS.

Thursday’s Topic was […]

Rally for Justice

SDR Coalition: NYCommons Neighborhood Partners!

SDR Coalition is grateful to NYCommons for the chance to collaborate on an important undertaking in NYC. We thank member Wendy Brawer of Green Map System for spearheading our application!

We also welcome Kevin Tobar Pesantez of University Settlements’ Project Home as organizer for the SDR Park Coalition’s Stanton Street Park Building Task Force. You […]

CB3 Meeting on Two -way bike lane proposal for Chrystie Street (alongside SDR Park)

Gotham Gazette: “First Look At The Two-Way Bike Lane Proposed For Chrystie Street” “…The DOT’s proposal, to be presented to CB3 on Tuesday night, establishes a two-way protected bike lane on Chrystie Street from Houston Street to Canal Street, running along the full length of Sarah Roosevelt Park. The southbound lane will extend a few […]