In a land far, far away (Staten Island) exists a magical field with pumpkins, and treats, and sweet nectar galore. Take the trip to visit Decker Farms this weekend and get your own pumpkin straight from the vine. Along with pumpkin picking, there is an array of home grown produce, an awesome Craft Beer Festival, and decadent treats galore. So come for the pumpkins and stay for the pumpkin cheesecake!
#ows is growing. We will be in a thousand cities in this country by the end of the month - hundreds of cities in other countries. We will see General Assemblies on six continents. Today at 3pm in the afternoon a General Assembly will convene in Washington Square Park. At the same time Anti-Flag will play an acoustic set in Liberty Square in solidarity with our movement's expansion.
Live and Learn’s goal is to prevent unfettered, irresponsible residential development in communities surrounding schools, without upgrading the basic school infrastructure to meet the ever increasing needs of the students. Rudin Development is planning the largest residential development in 30 years at the previous St. Vincent Hospital site and 75 Morton Street remains an inexpensive alternative to resolve the problem of overcrowding.
An important meeting to determine what will become of the old St. Vincent’s space on Thursday morning, at 10am. The Rudin/NS-LIJ Condo plan is going before the Public Health panel for approval of its “Certificate of Need” for its plan to build 450 luxury condos at the site of the former O’Toole Clinic Bulding. It is essential that they hear our community’s voice.
CityWide Disaster Services Inc. (CDS) invites HRP Mamas Members to attend our free Emergency Preparedness Workshop on Friday, August 12th, 2011 from 10am until 1pm, at the New York Law School at 185 West Broadway in Manhattan.
Goles s a neighborhood housing and preservation organization that has served the Lower East Side of Manhattan since 1977. They are holding a workshop on how to deal with harassment from landlords, presented by tenant attorney John Gorman.
Today, Council member Margaret Chin (District-1, Manhattan), Council member Elizabeth Crowley Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, joined special guest and former FDNY fire fighter Steve Buscemi, as hundreds of Tribeca residents rallied to keep Ladder 8 – the famed Ghostbuster firehouse – open.
Rent regulations expire tomorrow. The State legislature has not reached a deal on extending them. The future is uncertain. The Real Rent Reform Coalition is staging two demonstrations for tomorrow. Your participation is critical.
I hope you will all join me this Saturday June 4th at 12pm outside Tea and Sympathy (110 Greenwich Avenue between Jane and Horatio Streets) for a petition drive. We will meet and go to various locations throughout the community to get petitions to support Attorney General Schneiderman in denying the Rudin plan until it includes a real hospital.