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Our Condolences Tonight

We were in the M’Finda Kalunga Garden celebrating Halloween when we heard.

 

 

Tonight our thoughts are with those who lost their lives today and with their families and friends.

 

Two poems. Barbara Kingsolvers written after 9/11 and Alice Walker on where we head after this.

A Pure, High Note […]

End Racially and Class Loaded Planning and Development Terms

Add “revitalization” in low-income communities and “we are for affordable housing – just not here” in high-income communities.

Battery Park City Butterflies and Flowers

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Audubon Bird Walk This Saturday Morning!

The Hort and Emma Lazarus will be moving their excellent Gardening skills to nearby Emma Lazarus High School. So glad to have them near Hester Street being stewards nearby their own school!

 

And a reminder of some of their work in front of the BRC senior center (including a pathway around the […]

A Little History About Allen/Pike Street Mall…

Thanks to Allen Street advocate Justen Ladda:

An excerpt from “The Street Book: An Encyclopedia of Manhattan’s Street Names and Their Origins ” by Henry Moscow( Fordham University Press 1990):

Allen Street The Namesake: Captain William Henry Allen, youngest skipper in the Navy in the War of 1812, and one of the most gallant. He […]

Beautiful Day

People using in the park today. Exercising, basketball, walking the dogs, bike riding, Tai Chi, laughing with friends, sitting, working in plots, getting ready for Halloween!

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A Map of Free Meals in Manhattan

 

M’Finda Kalunga Halloween Postponed Due to Weather – Now 2-4pm Tuesday Halloween!

Prepping for Halloween Now on Tuesday October 31st from 4pm-6pm

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November 7th: A Ballot Question On “Forever Wild Lands” (Please Read- It’s Not as Simple as it Sounds!)

From Gotham Gazette:

IMPORTANT There will be 3 crucial questions on the ballot this November 7th! Once concerns Preserved Land in NYState.

– Proposal 1: Constitutional Convention – Proposal 2: Strip Public Pensions from Government Officials Convicted of Public Corruption. – Proposal 3: Development on Forever Wild Lands

The third ballot question concerns a […]

No More Cars in Prospect Park!

In a positive move for parks, cars

From Gothamist: Cars are Getting Permanently Kicked Out of Prospect Park”

Someday Sara Roosevelt Park too?

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