The Working Families Party was formed by a grassroots coalition of community organizations, neighborhood activists and labor unions. They identify as a party of the people; their goal to build a society that values and advocates for all of its members.
In an attempt to plug the budget gap in a deteriorating economy and keep the cash flowing the “terror level” has been raised in order to keep the citizenry docile. With no attacks by Al Qaeda, the prospect of maintaining a high alert (it requires cash, after all) becomes a little thin. Suffolk County is not exactly the first target on the mind of Bin Laden. Of course, the real 1000 lb. gorilla in this case is known as Derivatives.
Buffalo Exchange is one of our favorite vintage shops because of its hip and eclectic collection of clothes and accessories. This Saturday the store will give us another reason to love it (as if we needed one) by honoring Earth Day with a special dollar sale.
“A dollar sale?” you ask. It’s what you think it is.
The National Audubon Society, Audubon New York and New York City Audubon recently worked with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to build Chimney Swift towers as a means of laying out the welcome mat for this fast declining migratory bird. You'd appreciate a welcoming home too if you had just flown all the way up from Chile.
The Far West Village, also known as the C6-1 zone, has been targeted by developers looking to place oversized commercial developments because of its outdated zoning rules.The zoning district, enacted in 1961, encourages “very out-of-scale hotel, dorm, and office development” and last year the district was targeted by a developer who wanted to build a 100 ft. tall hotel.
Mingle with you neighbors, business owners, and community leaders at the launch of the new East Village Visitors Center, a meeting point to learn about the historic neighborhood. It offers brochures on the area and information about historic exhibits, films, walking tours and special events. The Center is also a Café and offers free wi-fi, $1 organic coffee and delicious snacks.