Harlem Electeds Support Big Investment In Anchor Parks

harlem politics1This month Harlem’s Mark Levine joined Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver in announcing our Anchor Parks program, committing $150 million for major improvements at five large parks in areas of need. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Volunteers Awarded For Parks Service

MN Golden Trowel Winner 1On December 2, Partnerships for Parks hosted the It’s My Park Awards Reception to honor parks volunteers who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to their local parks through service, advocacy and collaboration. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Free Outdoor Screening of ‘Mad Hot Ballroom’

MadHotBallroom_Fall2009Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Cynthia López and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, announce the free screening of the documentary Mad Hot Ballroom to kickoff the City’s ‘Movies under the Stars’ community program. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Carol’s Daughter Lisa Price Honored

carols-daughter1Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) will host its annual BCS Human Spirit Awards gala dinner Monday, June 1, 2015, at the Grand Hyatt-Manhattan Ballroom (109 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017). Continue Reading →

4,000 New York Cares Volunteers Revitalized From Harlem To Hollis

Harlem Rose Garden-2_Anthony BrozierApproximately 4,000 New York Cares volunteers revitalized 71 parks, gardens, playgrounds, and waterfronts across the five boroughs during the 21st Annual New York Cares Day Spring, sponsored by HSBC, on Saturday, April 18th. Continue Reading →