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It's My Park Day! East River Esplanade Day!

It’s My Park Day! East River Esplanade Day!

It’s My Park Day Saturday, May 21st, 10am – 2 pm Reception tables at 80th, 86th, 96th and 125th Streets on the Esplanade, 10 am – 2 pm Walks, runs, a guided tour and rowing on the river… Minnow traps, a raffle, a tour, refreshments and a new estuary guide… Volunteer opportunities galore (we’ll be […]

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Electronics Recycling - Sunday, January 23rd

Electronics Recycling – Sunday, January 23rd

There’s a new Electronics Recycling event coming up: WHEN: Sunday, January 23rd, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. WHERE: Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 331 East 70th (1st/2nd) WHAT can be recycled: Computers (laptops & desktops, servers, mainframes), monitors, printers, scanners, fax-machines, copiers, network devices (routers, hubs, modems, etc.), peripherals (keyboards, mice, cables, etc.), components (hard drives, […]

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Shred-A-Thon Video

Shred-A-Thon Video

As with It’s My Park Day 2010, Hopr created this video of our November 13th 2010 Paper Shred-A-Thon. Thank you everyone!

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Dec. 5th Recycle-O-Rama at the 92nd Street Greenmarket

Dec. 5th Recycle-O-Rama at the 92nd Street Greenmarket

Join Upper Green Side and GrowNYC Sunday, December 5th, 9am-3pm, at the 92nd St. Greenmarket (at 1st Ave.) for a Waste Reduction Celebration! RECYCLE: clothes (including hats, belts, & shoes) textiles (like linens and towels) batteries eye glasses #5 plastics wine corks ink cartridges PLUS: Free paper shredding (10am-2pm) AND: Learn how to compost! If […]

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Help Extend the 82nd Street Greenmarket Year-Round!

Help Extend the 82nd Street Greenmarket Year-Round!

Love the 82nd Street Greenmarket? Want to see it operate year-round, every Saturday? Voice your support by telling the Community Board! UPDATE! The market was extended! The board voted to extend the 82nd Street Greenmarket to operate 52 weeks a year. Hooray! But feel free to continue reading the rest of this post. There’s a […]

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It's My Park Day Video

It’s My Park Day Video

Upper Green Side’s It’s My Park Day Fall 2010 event scraped, cleaned and painted 4 long blocks of railing along our East River Esplanade. Hopr created this video in support of Upper Green Side and in gratitude to the volunteers and Parks staff who worked so hard. We’re all looking forward to It’s My Park […]

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Paper Shredding and Electronics Recycling

Time to do your fall cleaning! Because next Saturday, Nov. 13, we’ll be having our annual paper shredding at the 82nd Street Greenmarket. Old tax returns. Out-of-date documents. Correspondence you’d like to forget. If it’s paper, Pro-Shred’s state-of-the-art truck will turn it into tiny, unreadable tidbits. And cameras inside the truck let you watch it […]

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Harlem Harvest Festival and Fresh Food Summit

Harlem Harvest Festival and Fresh Food Summit

This Saturday, October 9th, Harlem4 and Harlem Park to Park are presenting the Harlem Harvest Festival, and Fresh Food Summit, at A. Philip Randolph Square (St. Nicholas between 116th and 117th Streets). The festival will feature a Grand Farmers Market in partnership with Grow NYC, ‘Taste of Harlem’ with culturally rich flavors from Harlem’s most […]

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Learn How the Farm Bill Affects You

Learn How the Farm Bill Affects You

TODAY: Thursday, July 22, 7pm Come join a discussion on how the $300 billion federal Farm Bill affects: What you put on your plate Whether you can afford nutrition, not just calories What Food Stamps are allowed to buy and what school lunches serve The livelihood of small farmers in the U.S. Global trade and […]

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May is Bike Month!

Time to dust off that old mountain bike or cruiser in the basement — May is Bike Month in New York City!  Bike Month includes hundreds of fun, mostly-free events, including group rides, art exhibitions, instructional classes, and speakers panels.  Whether you’re an everyday cyclist or haven’t bicycled in years, Bike Month is a great […]

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