Petition from neighborhood: Mayor De Blasio: Return Rivington House to the LES

The neighborhood has joined forces to start a petition to save Rivington House.

Rivington House staff and residents have been members of the Sara Roosevelt Coalition since 1994. They were integral to this neighborhood. We are urging the mayor to join other electeds in working to return the building to its rightful occupation: serving this […]

From the Lo-Down: “Brewer, Chin Push Legislation to Reform Deed Change Process”

From the Lo-Down:

“Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and City Council member Margaret Chin [asking] …for more transparency for changes in deed restrictions.

The bill…is a direct response to the Rivington House fiasco….

…The legislation would create a searchable database of all deed restrictions imposed by the city and require the administration to provide adequate […]

The Uni Project in Sara Roosevelt Park “Make a Place for Learning”

The Uni Project has launched an eight week residency in Sara D. Roosevelt Park in NYC’s Chinatown.

In partnership with NYC Parks Community Parks Initiative and supported by Leaves of Grass Fund and Green Below 14. Join us at the Hester St Crossing of the park every Thursday 3:30pm-7:30pm through June. (schedule)



DNAinfo: Sara D. Roosevelt Park Still in Need of Public Restrooms

DNAinfo: By Allegra Hobbs | May 25, 2016 1:47pm

“The Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coalition since 1994 has been championing efforts to have the city reactivate a Parks Department building on Stanton Street — beginning with the unused restrooms — that has sat as an otherwise derelict storage facility since the 1980s. ”

“… the […]

Juneteenth coming to M’Finda Kalunga Garden June 19th!

It’s My Park Day

The city-wide It’s My Park Day is happening in parks all over the city from this weekend through the summer. M’Finda Kalunga Garden is celebrating the day on Saturday, May 21. All are welcome for volunteering to clean up, plant, prune, eat, drink and hang out. There will also be activities for children, turtles, fish […]