Chinatown Gets $20 Million Grant To Revamp East Broadway Mall, Forsyth Plaza, And Kimlau Square

Governor Kathy Hochul announced the award:

Governor Kathy Hochul

From Gotham Gazette

“Chinatown will get a $20 million state grant to redesign three key public spaces in the less trafficked eastern part of the neighborhood. Local officials hope the projects will revitalize the downtown neighborhood after a bruising year and half of economic

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M’Finda Kalunga Garden

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NYTimes:

From NYTimes by Stephen Satterfield

“With the proliferation of Instagram accounts like Black Men With Gardens and Black Girls With Gardens, initiatives like Black Sanctuary Gardens, garden-centered podcasts like Black in the Garden and even a boom in Black-owned seed companies, this is a moment in which Black gardeners are turning — or returning

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What You Should Know About Bird Migration and Light Pollution

 

 

 

 

 

From International Dark Sky website

 

Many songbirds like warblers, thrushes, and sparrows are nocturnal migrators. Without the light of the sun, these travelers use the moon and the stars to navigate during their long journeys, which can span thousands of miles and

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Needle Disposing Kiosks Coming to Sara Roosevelt Park

Thanks to CB 3 District Manager Susan Stetzer and Council Member Chin’s office and thank you to Gale Brewer’s Office:

More Halloween - Outside the M'Finda Kalunga Gates on Rivington in Sara Roosevelt Park...

A Masked Young Raven (who volunteers in the Garden) and his parents AND a Masked State Senator Kavanagh!

Welcome Senator Kavanagh (he works on Housing in the State Senate – and is GOOD at it!)

 

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Halloween in M'Finda Garden - A Great Day - Thanks All!

Colleen Corkery – Organizer of Halloween!

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Bob Humber, Debra Jeffreys-Glass, Senator Kavanagh, K Webster,

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M'Finda Kalunga Garden Halloween Set Up and Thank You!

Thank you Colleen, Allison, Marvin, Jen, Sean, Bud, Prince, Jennifer, Ted, Jim, Marie, Bob, K, Debra and many more for making this happen!!

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Marvin

Jen and Bud

Allison

Marvin, Sean, Prince

Ted

Debra

Jen

Jim

Marie

Halloween in M’Finda Kalunga Garden

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The Neighborhood Stories project at the NYC Department of Records and Information Services Looking for Your Story

The Neighborhood Stories project at the NYC Department of Records and Information Services Is Looking for Your Story

Good afternoon,

I’m writing to let you know about the Neighborhood Stories project at the NYC Department of Records and Information Services and to ask for your help in reaching out to the members of Sara D

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