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Yes the Superbowl was awful. Per Crain’s poll: 58% of respondents said: “Awful game, uninspired advertisements. Move along. Nothing to see here”. Let’s not forget that for a few days it completely gridlocked 9th Avenue and we had to endure hours of Homeland Security helicopters hovering over our windows. New Yorkers were miserable as the real [...]
Port Authority in festive mood
2013 saw the economy rebound and hopefully the circumstances of many of our neighbors improved with it. At least when it comes to street improvements, they apply to ALL street users, no matter who they are, and we counted many successes this year:
On the ground: cross town bike paths, 44th Street [...]
As long as we can remember, NYPD and other vehicles perpendicularly parked on a block length of 36th Street’s north sidewalk, between 9th and Dyer Avenues forcing all pedestrians to walk on the roadway. This is the path to the Javits convention center and at times the pedestrian volume is quite intense.
In 2009 as part of the Western [...]
On Sunday October 6th, with the help of the Partnership for Parks, and the millions tree program, CHEKPEDS joined HKNA to green the median islands on 9th Avenue between 35th and 45th Streets. Tree pits were planted with daffodils and Sedum plants (graciously donated by the Glenwood organization) and covered with mulch provided by the [...]
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In April 2013, Hell’ s Kitchen got a new plaza, at 36th street and Dyer Avenue. It is always nice to see neighbors actively enjoying the space- Click here for the video
Now, that the Parks Departement has planted nearly all the trees (15 more will be planted in the fall) on the bike lane median, we will be working towards filling the tree beds with plants to prevent trucks and buses to knock off the trees.
First step is to learn from the experts, the Chelsea Garden Club , [...]
[ May 30, 2013; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] With the summer finally taking hold, there is no shortage of greening , planting and park designing going on in the neighborhood. Here are some new additions as well as design in progress you can join.
Shanti Nagel is leading the efforts to reopen the 39th Street park , formerly known as the “Bird Park. This property [...]
HKNA, CHEKPEDS and the surrounding buildings joined together to reclaim a desolate motorcycle parking in the middle of Dyer Avenue and make it a green plaza.
This is an interim installation between 35th and 36th Streets, as part of the greening of Dyer Avenue, which will take place in three phases. The canoe installation ( 36th [...]
[ April 23, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. April 25, 2013; 8:30 am to 10:30 am. ] Benefits For Everyone, Not Just For Businesses!
Informational Meeting #1
Tuesday, April 23, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The Orion, 350 W 42nd Street, 31st Floor
Informational Meeting #2
Thursday, April 25, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Covenant House, 460 W 41st Street – Lounge A ( thru courtyard)
For more information visit www.hudsonyardsnyc.org or contact the Hudson Yards BID planning committee