Scott Stringer Engages the City

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Scott Stringer wants to look at the glass as half full. As Manhattan borough president, he thinks his office, along with the other layers of municipal government, creates more opportunities for discussion and democracy among New Yorkers. While critics take a half-empty approach, arguing that these positions are a drain on limited tax dollars, Stringer [&hellip
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FOCUS ON ART EDUCATION

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The Department of Education created a new committee to advise department officials on art instruction. The new 12-member Arts Advisory Committee will also issue an annual report on how well the city provides arts education. The committee, which includes teachers, principals, higher education professionals and arts community leaders, will meet twice a week. Diane Volk, [&hellip
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TASTE OF BROOKLYN

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The Brooklyn Flea vendors who peddle haute foodie fare, like Asian-inspired hotdogs, pupusas and lobster rolls, are headed to Central Park this summer. Six Brooklyn Flea regulars will be providing food at the free Central Park SummerStage concert series, now celebrating its 25th anniversary. The concert series will be held at Rumsey Playfield in Central [&hellip
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BOARD 7 GETS NEW MEMBERS

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Community Board 7 will get eight new members this year, Borough President Scott Stringer announced March 30. Of the 375 new applications Stringer’s office received, 88 were chosen for Manhattan’s 12 boards. The board’s new appointees are Brian Byrd, Elizabeth Caputo, Robert Espier, Dalia Mahmoud, Suzanne Robotti, Haydee Rosario, Marisa Maack, Nick Prigo and Mark [&hellip
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TEXTILE RECYCLING DRIVE

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GrowNYC and Wearable Collections, two environmental groups, are organizing a joint textile drive at the West 77th Street and Columbus Avenue Greenmarket Sunday, April 11. The organizations are trying to keep textiles out of the city’s waste stream. Wearable Collections points to a recent study that found the city annually wastes 386 million pounds of [&hellip
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