Posts Tagged ‘November 2011 Civic News’

A Grand (Army) Celebration

A Grand (Army) Celebration The many improvements recently completed at Grand Army Plaza have reshaped this great public space, and are worthy of a great celebration. Read about that special ceremony and “ribbon cutting” that marked a milestone in the plaza’s transformation. read more >>
  • Posted on Nov 17, 2011 by pscc

One Step Closer to Permit Parking?

One Step Closer to Permit Parking? The Civic Council offered testimony for residential permit parking at a City Council hearing on the subject. “We are sure that the benefits of reduced congestion and increased safety for all users of local streets will be immediate and substantial.” read more >>
  • Posted on Nov 17, 2011 by pscc

Hoboken: Lessons for Park Slope

Hoboken: Lessons for Park Slope Hoboken faces a problem familiar to any Park Sloper: too many cars and too few places to park them. Members of the Civic Council recently toured the city to explore the innovative ways it is approaching these problems and how those solutions could be imported to Brooklyn. read more >>
  • Posted on Nov 17, 2011 by pscc

Mapping the Details of Fourth Avenue

Mapping the Details of Fourth Avenue A comprehensive assessment and user-friendly map of conditions along Fourth Avenue will help the Civic Council’s FORTHonFourth group’s work for a better community. read more >>
  • Posted on Nov 17, 2011 by pscc

With Your Help, A Brighter Holiday for Children in Need

With Your Help, A Brighter Holiday for Children in Need Brighten the holidays for a needy child by donating a toy or book to the Park Slope Civic Council’s 17th Annual Toys for Tots drive. All through the holiday season, the Civic Council collects new and gently used unwrapped gifts for children ages 12 and under at locations throughout the Slope. All toys collected are […] read more >>
  • Posted on Nov 16, 2011 by pscc

A Successful Sweep, a Sustainable Slope

A Successful Sweep, a Sustainable Slope The Civic Council’s twice-yearly Civic Sweeps are a success at making Park Slope shine, thanks to the many volunteers from our community. This year’s Fall Civic Sweep, held on Oct. 16, was certainly no exception. read more >>
  • Posted on Nov 16, 2011 by pscc

Fun and ‘Frights’ at the Halloween Parade

Fun and ‘Frights’ at the Halloween Parade Goblins, ghouls, and ghastly zombies were as abundant as ever at this year’s Park Slope Civic Council Children’s Halloween Parade, with a rather large turnout of costumed marchers and viewers for a Monday night. read more >>
  • Posted on Nov 6, 2011 by pscc