Volunteers in M’Finda Kalunga Garden

Visiting volunteers gave Bob a hand in the Garden today led by Dr Thandeka Mazibuko a founder of Sinomusa Nothando Community Development.

Volunteers today were Baye Diof, David Loye and the Dr. herself and of course Bob.

Dr. Mazibuko: “The reason for donating our services to the park is motivated by […]

Lo-Down on Rivington House Vigil

From the Lo-Down:

“Coming up on Friday, Dec. 1, local activists will mark World AIDS Day and the two year anniversary of the closing of Rivington House.

The former nursing home for AIDS patients was shuttered by the Allure Group in December of 2015. At the same time, it became known that deed restrictions were […]

Residents Blast Landmarks Agency Ft. Greene Park Plan – ‘Meaningless’ Changes

From Brooklyn News

“Landmarks Preservation Commission voted on Tuesday to approve a controversial redesign of one entrance to the neighborhood’s eponymous park, arguing the plan barely changed after landmarks honchos criticized its disregard for the meadow’s creators’ vision and told Department of Parks and Recreation officials to take it back to the drawing board months […]

a seismically red autumn leaf …

‘…it probably doesn’t matter if we try too hard, are awkward sometimes, care for one another too deeply, are excessively curious about nature, are too open to experience, enjoy a nonstop expense of the senses in an effort to know life intimately and lovingly.

It probably doesn’t matter if, while trying to be modest and […]

Mulching and Cleaning Up SDR Park Front of BRC Continues

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Please Join Neighbors to Save Rivington House

Clean Up in Front of the BRC

Before:

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The overgrown foliage and trash were pruned and cleared up today. Bob and K spent the afternoon […]

City Development of Designated Parkland

From City Limits: A Must read for anyone who cares about Parkland. (Excerpt below) Manhattan Parcel with Murky Origins Could Frame a Debate Over Parks and Development in the City

“Is the Marx Brothers Playground [Marx Brothers Playground—named after legendary comics Chico, Groucho, and Harpo who were raised at nearby 179 E 93rd St] […]

De Blasio Housing Plan Seeks Land Promised as Yankees Replacement Park

Village Voice: City Hall says expansion of Bronx green space was never a formal commitment

by Patrick Arden September 5, 2017

“Antonetty and her neighbors still pine for the old parks along Jerome Avenue, which had been the centerpiece of their community. Macombs Dam Park was established in 1897, a quarter-century before the Yankees […]

On-Line Petition to Ask Mayor to Call the Promised Meeting on Rivington House

On-line Petition to Save Rivington House now available!

Please sign: HERE

Thank you!