Posts Tagged ‘Spring 2012 Civic News’

Fourth Avenue, Historic District, House Tour, and More in Civic News

Fourth Avenue, Historic District, House Tour, and More in Civic News The Spring 2012 issue of Civic News is here! Download your own issue at right, or read all the news on our website. read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc

Wanted: Better Transit, Sensible Transportation, and Safe Streets

Wanted: Better Transit, Sensible Transportation, and Safe Streets How are the city and the community to balance the many demands for scarce street space? read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc

Greening and Growing on Fourth Avenue

Greening and Growing on Fourth Avenue Over the past two years, there has been a new round of action that should bring yet another change for Fourth Avenue — greener, more diverse, more accessible. And the Park Slope Civic Council has been at the forefront of those activities. read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc

Changing Lanes

Changing Lanes If you walk, run, bike, or even drive in Prospect Park, you’ll notice some changes over the next few weeks to the configuration on Park Drive, thanks to a task force set up to improve safety for all users of this precious green space. read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc

Explore Park Slope’s Inner Beauty

Explore Park Slope’s Inner Beauty The 2012 edition of the Park Slope House Tour will give you a chance to see the architectural beauty that awaits inside the North Slope’s historic homes. read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc

Appellate Division’s Unanimous Decision: ESDC Must Revisit 2009 Atlantic Yards Plan

Appellate Division’s Unanimous Decision: ESDC Must Revisit 2009 Atlantic Yards Plan In a strongly worded rebuke to the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC) and Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC), the State Appellate Division ruled to uphold a lower court’s decision that approval of Atlantic Yards’ 2009 Modified General Project Plan violated New York environmental law. read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc

In Brief: Trees, Block Parties

In Brief: Trees, Block Parties The thousands of trees that the city planted this spring need our help. / Interested in holding a block party this summer? read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc

And the Budget Winners Are …

And the Budget Winners Are … Seven diverse projects — helping local students, trees, composters, pedestrians, and library users — were voted to share in almost $1 million of funding from Councilmember Brad Lander in a new budgeting process that involved the entire community. read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc

Official Business: Nominations for Civic Council Trustees

Official Business: Nominations for Civic Council Trustees The Civic Council has nominated six new trustees for the upcoming year. read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc

A Civic Sweeping Success

A Civic Sweeping Success On a fine spring Saturday, volunteers picked up litter, performed tree care, listened to bluegrass, attended a tree-care workshop, had their soil tested, and learned how to make delicious fruit juice with a bicycle at the Civic Sweep, the Park Slope Civic Council’s semi-annual clean-up and beautification event. read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by pscc