Posts Tagged ‘funding’

East Midtown Partnership Set to Energize, Beautify Area in Coming Year

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

City Comptroller John Liu presents Rob Byrnes with an award for his service to the district at East Midtown Partnership’s annual meeting in December. Photo courtesy of EMP. East Midtown Partnership is on a mission to make East Midtown a better place. One of 67 Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in New York City, the partnership funds beautification projects, sanitation, park maintenance and other programs beneficial to the East Midtown district, which covers most blocks between East 49th and 63rd streets and Madison and [&hellip
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City Looks to Close the Book on More Library Funding

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

additional reporting by Andrew Rice   When people think of libraries, they think of taciturn old librarians, stacks of musty books and repressive quiet zones where the smallest sound is met with a harsh shush! The reality couldn’t be further from this image. Walking into the Battery Park City Library on North End Avenue, the first [&hellip
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