Join the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation for the Rally Against NYU’s Proposed 400 Ft. Tower. The rally will be held Sunday November 7th on Bleecker Street east of LaGuardia Pl. to protest “NYU’s landmark-busting plans for the Village’s tallest tower— a combination hotel and residence — and their threatened alternative of building on the adjacent supermarket site.” The rally comes one day before the plan goes before Community #2’s Landmark Committtee.
With a passion for surfing, Spanish language and early childhood education 3 inspirational men founded the Valpo Surf Project, a community-based educational program devoted to using surfing instruction and academic mentoring to encourage English language skills, personal character development, and environmental consciousness among underprivileged and at-risk youths in Valparaiso. A Silent Auction and fundraiser to benefit the Valpo Surf Project will be held Saturday October 15th at Saturday Surf NYC from 7 to 9 PM.
Today AT 1:30 PM, NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn and NARAL Pro-Choice NY President Kelli Conlin will join dozens of women leaders and activists from across New York City to rally in support of Eric Schneiderman as the only progressive choice for Attorney General. The leaders will contrast Eric Schneiderman's lifelong progressive record with Kathleen Rice who only recently became a Democrat and has blocked progressive reforms.
Annually since September 11, 2001 the Manhattan Youth Center has held a night of remembrance. It’s a time to share memories, reflect on how it changed lives, the neighborhood, and the world. Next week on the 9th anniversary the Center will once again be holding a gathering full of discussion, poetry, and music. Join your neighbors and stand together to honor the big and small acts of heroism, and look to a future filled with peace.
The iconic Russell Simmons has partnered with im.material Global Committee to graciously host a benefit for Haiti at one of our favorite galleries, Gallery Nine5, on September 15th 2010. The tragedy in Haiti is far from over as more than one million Haitians remain homeless. The money donated will be used by im.material to construct stable homes and community infrastructure on 4.2 acres of donated land outside of Port-au-Prince. Do your part to directly impact the rebuilding of Haiti. Be a hero. We’ll see you there.
Today at the steps of city hall protesters will gather to try and convince Gov. Paterson not to sign a bill (#S6873) banning sublets— a decision he is set to make in the next 24 hours. Now is your last chance to push back and demonstrate to the Governor the dire affect this would have on everyday New Yorkers!!
Tekserve’s at it again. The electronic repair store (a savior to me many-o-times) along with the Lower East Side Ecology Center are moonlight in electronic recycling. Go green by safely and properly recycle your old electronics at their eWaste Recycling Drive. Bring computers, monitors, fax machines, copiers, CD/DVD/VCR players, stereo equipment, televisions, cell phones, cameras and other unwanted electronics to Tekserve on Saturday, July 10th from 10am to 4pm to be safely recycled.
Expect sunshine and rainbows!! The annual parade began in 1970 as a political stance to the Stonewall Riots and remains just as relevant today with gay marriage, the repeal of ‘Don’t ask, Don’t tell’ and debates over LGBT rights finally holding political power. The march of extravagance makes its way down 5th Ave beginning at 34th street at 12pm and commences at the corner of Greenwich and Christopher Sts. Equality for all!!!
Join the Office of Citywide Health Insurance Access (OCHIA), part of NYC's Human Resource Administration, for a brown bag lunch and answers to your most important health care queries today at 12 pm. Learn about healthcare options for freelancers, the federal health care reform and NYC Health Insurance Link. Come with your health care questions! Bring it on!!