Parks

Friends of Morningside Park

Upper Manhattan, New York, NY 10026

Telephone: 212-937-3883  

Website: http://morningsidepark.org/

 

Riverside Park Conservancy

475 Riverside Drive Ste 455 New York, NY 10115

Telephone: 212-870-3070

Website: http://riversideparknyc.org/

Email: mail@riversideparknyc.org

 

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

617 1st Ave, New York, NY 10016

Telephone: (212) 447-2029

Website: http://www.nycgovparks.org/

 

New York City Community Garden Coalition

232 East 11th Street, New York, NY 10003

Telephone: 347-581-9216

Website: http://nyccgc.org/

Email: nyccgc@gmail.com

 

GrowNYC

51 Chambers Street, Room 228, New York, NY 10007

Telephone: (212)-341-2326

Website: http://www.grownyc.org/

 

Central Park Conservancy

105th Street and 5th Avenue, New York

Telephone: 212-628-1036

Website: http://www.centralparknyc.org/about/about-cpc/ 

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council members on Friday afternoon announced an agreement on the city's $92.8 billion budget for fiscal 2020, with initiatives to improve health care access at its forefront. The budget includes $26 million to place 200 additional social workers—including 85 working within the city's mental health initiative, ThriveNYC—in public...

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