Posts Tagged ‘Winter 2012 Civic News’

The Winter 2012 issue of Civic News is here!

The Winter 2012 issue of Civic News is here! The latest issue of Civic News, the Park Slope Civic Council’s newsletter, is ready for you. You can read it here, pick up a copy at a local business, or — better yet — subscribe by becoming a member. read more >>
  • Posted on Feb 1, 2012 by pscc

How Would You Build
a Better Community with $1 Million?

How Would You Build <br>a Better Community with $1 Million? Over the last few months, civic-minded Brooklynites have been busy meeting and reviewing a wide range of ideas for capital-budget projects in Park Slope and surrounding communities. read more >>
  • Posted on Feb 1, 2012 by pscc

Can Slow Zones Work in Park Slope?

Can Slow Zones Work in Park Slope? More than 75 people came to a Jan. 21 meeting organized by the Park Slope Civic Council to learn about neighborhood slow zones, an initiative that reduces the speed limit to 20 mph and adds safety measures within a select area in order to change driver behavior. read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

Taking It Slow at Community Meeting

Taking It Slow at Community Meeting In the midst of the year’s first winter storm, residents of Park Slope and nearby communities got together not to complain about falling snow, but to explore how to take it slow. read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

Toys for Tots: Another Great Season for Community Spirit

Toys for Tots: Another Great Season for Community Spirit Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of people in and around our community, the Park Slope Civic Council collected 1,500 toys during this year’s annual Toys for Tots gift collection, breaking the previous record number of 1,100 toys. read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

Much Ado about Mulchfest

Much Ado about Mulchfest Mulchfest in Prospect Park 2012 was another holiday success for the Park Slope community. Residents brought thousands of trees to the Third Street and Park Circle entrances of Prospect Park over the sunny and warm weekend of Jan. 7 and 8, which were then converted into mulch for parks and gardens. read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

A City Record for Safety

A City Record for Safety At a press conference held in the waning days of last year, Mayor Bloomberg came to Grand Army Plaza to proclaim 2011 “the city’s safest traffic year in the more than 100 years since records were kept.” read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

Coalition Calls for Continued Review on Atlantic Yards

Coalition Calls for Continued Review on Atlantic Yards On Jan. 13, sponsors of the BrooklynSpeaks coalition filed legal documents in order to ensure a proper evaluation of the megaproject’s construction. read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

Looking Back at 25 Years of Nourishing Park Slope

Looking Back at 25 Years of Nourishing Park Slope When Irene LoRe opened the restaurant Aunt Suzie’s almost three decades ago on Fifth Avenue, the street was not nearly as fashionable as it is today read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

In Brief: 78th Precinct, Historic District, Meetings

In Brief: 78th Precinct, Historic District, Meetings The new commanding officer for the 78th Precinct, efforts to expand the Park Slope Historic District, and more. read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc