Posts Tagged ‘Gale Brewer’

GALE BREWER IN COLOR

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The day after Council Member Gale Brewer cast her vote against the successful term-limit extension, she spent her afternoon hunkered down in the Manhattan Neighborhood Network, a public access studio. Brewer filmed three episodes of This Side of Central Park, her new public access show. The shows, which will air over the next three months, [&hellip
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PUBLIC GETS FIRST LOOK AT RIVERSIDE SOUTH

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Upper West Siders got their first glimpse of the size and scope of Extell’s Riverside South development at an Oct. 30 meeting of Community Board 7’s Riverside South Working Group. About 100 citizens gathered at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital on Tenth Avenue to see Extell’s 8.2-acre proposal to build four residential glass towers and one commercial [&hellip
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LAST MINUTE TERM-LIMIT DECISION

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When Council Member Gale Brewer was about to explain her vote on term limits, she said she had two speeches in front of her eyes: one in support of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s bill to extend term limits, and one against the measure. She eventually read from the speech that explained her “no” vote, though she [&hellip
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BREWER ON TERM LIMIT VOTE

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When Council Member Gale Brewer was about to explain her vote on term limits, she said she had two speeches in front of her eyes: one in support of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s bill to extend term limits, and one against the measure. She eventually read from the speech that explained her “no” vote, though she [&hellip
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VERDI PARK CLEAN UP

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Following complaints about the homeless population and cleanliness in Verdi Park, the city has taken action to clean up and clear out the West 72nd Street and Broadway space. The Parks Department has stepped up maintenance and most of the homeless have accepted services courtesy of Goddard Riverside Community Center. Council Member Gale Brewer said [&hellip
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MOMS FOR CAR-FREE PARK

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A group of mothers rallied against the cars that traverse Central Park at excessive speeds, enter the park during car-free periods and engage in other behaviors that are unfriendly toward pedestrians. On Oct. 7, the stroller-clad group, called Mobilized Mothers, along with Borough President Scott Stringer and Council Member Gale Brewer, marched from Central Park [&hellip
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COUNCIL CANDIDATES LOVE BREWER

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If Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s push to extend term limits for current office holders succeeds, Council Member Gale Brewer will likely run unopposed in a Democratic primary. Both current West Side council candidates registered with the city’s Campaign Finance Board said they would back Brewer for a third term. “We on the West Side have an [&hellip
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PATCH OF PARK

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Council Member Gale Brewer has dedicated many parks during her political career, and on Sept. 19, she was able to unveil a park that bore her name-sort of. That day was NYC Park(ing) Day 2008, a worldwide event where communities build temporary parks in parking spaces. On the Upper West Side, Brewer secured a spot [&hellip
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WEST SIDE GRAFFITI TEAM

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When Police Officer David Echevarria offered to remove graffiti from the security gate of Tips and Toes nail salon, courtesy of the city, the owners happily obliged. Had they not signed Echevarria’s waiver to allow the city to remove the graffiti, the owners would have had to paint over the tagged security gate themselves within [&hellip
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