PB’S Top Three: Council Member Bottcher Announces Trio of Winning Participatory Budgeting Projects

PB’S Top Three: Council Member Bottcher Announces Trio of Winning Participatory Budgeting Projects

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | From Hollywood movie budgets to political hush money, a million dollars sure ain’t what it used to be. But don’t tell that to the champions of three projects that will be completely financed with their share of $1 million set aside by NYC Council Member Erik Bottcher to pay for Council […]

‘Return of the Red Umbrellas’ Brings Beloved Bumbershoots Back to Meatpacking District

‘Return of the Red Umbrellas’ Brings Beloved Bumbershoots Back to Meatpacking District

Whether you made an appointment to be there or stumbled upon it and stayed, Gansevoort Plaza (Gansevoort St. & 9th Ave.) was the place to be on Saturday, April 13. That’s when the Meatpacking District’s large and lively public plaza saw a new tradition set in stone—cobblestone, actually—as the second annual Return of the Red […]

Through April 14, Cast Your D3 Participatory Budgeting Vote In-Person & Online

Through April 14, Cast Your D3 Participatory Budgeting Vote In-Person & Online

Voting for NYC Council District 3’s Participatory Budgeting Projects Through Saturday, April 14, Online & In-Person | New York City Council Member Erik Bottcher has once again allocated $1 million from this year’s capital discretionary budget to be spent on capital improvement projects (schools, parks, libraries, streets, etc.) throughout the District 3 coverage area. The […]

Must-See Meetings, Waiting for You on the Web

Must-See Meetings, Waiting for You on the Web

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | Not a week goes by where we don’t feature a public meeting accessible via Zoom, a local brick and mortar location, or both. Many of them are recorded for posterity and posted online for perpetual (usually free) access at your convenience. And so we come to this—an occasional roundup column that […]

Scary Good Halloween-Themed Things

Scary Good Halloween-Themed Things

Halloween Block Party: Sunday, October 22, 10am-2pm In & Around Chelsea Green Park (140 W. 20th St. btw. 6th & 7th Aves.) | Friends of Chelsea Green’s annual Halloween Block Party is a feast of fun featuring free crafts and activities in the park,  Trick or Treating along the street at nearly 50 vendor tables, […]

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