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2020 Lovgren Awards

2020 Lovgren Awards Each year since 1979, the Park Slope Civic Council has identified and honored an organization and an individual for outstanding service to the community. The awards, one for professional service, the other for a volunteer, are named for George Lovgren, the Park Slope activist who in the 1960s worked tirelessly to save the Union Street […] read more >>
  • Jun 23, 2020 by Park Slope Civic Council

A Message from the Civic Council

A Message from the Civic Council To our members and readers: Over the past few weeks, we have felt deep sadness and anger for the injustices that continue to be inflicted upon the Black community. The recent killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and too many others—have made inescapable the need for immediate and sustained action to overcome persistent and […] read more >>
  • Jun 19, 2020 by Park Slope Civic Council

Meet our new Trustees!

Meet our new Trustees! The Park Slope Civic Council recently approved the new slate of officers and trustees at the Annual Membership Meeting on June 4, 2020. Among the slate were 6 outstanding new additions to the trustee pool. read more >>
  • Jun 18, 2020 by Park Slope Civic Council

April is Park Slope Landmarking Month!

April is Park Slope Landmarking Month! Amid the recent dispiriting news, April offers one bright note. It marks the anniversary of the Landmark Preservation Commission’s designation of two extensions to the Park Slope Historic District. read more >>
  • Apr 23, 2020 by Park Slope Civic Council

Civic Council Awards 2020 Community Grants

Civic Council Awards 2020 Community Grants Each year the Civic Council award community service grants to local organizations. Grants award the work of local community groups and on profits for their work and commitment to improve the health, vitality and diversity of our community. Awards are given for projects in the arts, education, youth programs and civic improvement. read more >>
  • Mar 2, 2020 by Park Slope Civic Council

Mulchfest 2020 – Volunteer Opportunity

Mulchfest 2020 – Volunteer Opportunity On January 4th and 11th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., bring your holiday tree to the Third Street entrance of Prospect Park or the Park Circle entrance at Parkside Avenue and Prospect Park Southwest. Your tree will be turned into environment-friendly mulch, which you can take home free of charge for your own garden. read more >>
  • Jan 2, 2020 by Park Slope Civic Council

Restoring the B71 Bus Service

Restoring the B71 Bus Service The MTA is now beginning a series of open houses as a part of its Brooklyn Bus Network Redesign. This is our chance to restore the east-west connection that you’ve fought for since the B71 was cut in 2010. read more >>
  • Oct 28, 2019 by Park Slope Civic Council

Support Gowanus Landmarking on September 24th

Support Gowanus Landmarking on September 24th Your voice is needed to protect the historic character of Gowanus! The Landmarks Preservation Commission will hear testimony from the public on Tuesday, September 24th on the designation of five individual landmarks in Gowanus… read more >>
  • Sep 16, 2019 by Park Slope Civic Council