Carolyn Maloney

Rep. Maloney’s ‘RECIPE’ Act Missing Ingredient for Real Revitalization

Last modified September 20, 2019 at 1:47 pm

Last week, U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney (NY12 District) held a press conference to reintroduce the RECIPE Act (Revitalizing Cities through Parks Enhancement) –  a clever acronym for a bill that proposes $10 million in funding for community gardens and parks through HUD, not just in New York City, but nationwide. La Plaza Cultural Center de […]

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Longtime Local Activist Janet Freeman Honored with Co-Naming at Elizabeth and Kenmare

Posted June 23, 2014 at 10:03 am

The Janet Freeman way was grassroots activism and the endless struggle against the monumental sea change facing the neighborhood. Now the city has honored her as such with a co-named street corner near her old home. “Janet Freeman Way” – the northwest corner of Elizabeth and Kenmare Streets. Yesterday afternoon was the official unveiling of […]

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