Posts Tagged ‘Doe Fund’

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Written by Our Town on . Posted in Editorial, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Our Town

Community-Minded Rhythm: Julie Rulyak, executive director of the Turtle Bay Music School, leads a music workshop during Kips Bay Day at the Plaza on July 21. The Plaza, located on the service road between 30th and 33rd Street on the east side of 2nd Ave., hosted various activities, including croquet, Citi Bike demonstrations, live music and pet adoption. Permanent Plaza To the Editor: I support turning the Kips Bay Pedestrian Plaza into a permanent fixture. The test run spanning June and July on the service road at Second Avenue between East 33rd and 30th streets was a positive addition to the neigborhood where I have lived since 1985. People in this area are [&hellip
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Not All Is Fair in Street Fairs, Some Say

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Every summer, a string of events hit the city that provide, depending on your perspective, either a fun-filled, leisurely day of shopping, eating and entertainment or a hellish, traffic-jamming, noise-making, government-sanctioned takeover of public places. To many, they are just street fairs. Some love them, many enjoy them, and some scratch their heads with wonder [&hellip
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Hess Reflects on City’s Homeless Record, Looks to Future at Doe Fund

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

By Charlotte Eichna Robert Hess seems to have always been helping people, whether it’s managing special needs housing in Philadelphia, running a thrift store for Disabled American Veterans in Baltimore—his hometown—or his most recent gig, New York City’s commissioner of homeless services. The Long Island City resident recently stepped down from that role to assume [&hellip
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