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East Village”Winter Flowers” — Where Will They Bloom Again?

The corner of East 9th Street and Avenue C looks rather naked to some local residents.  But it’s not because it is February and the trees are bare.  It’s because La Plaza Cultural de Armando Perez Community Garden, located on …

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Twenty Years Later, A Community Center is Still Empty

This Friday, July 20, marks the 20th anniversary of the controversial auction of the former P.S. 64/CHARAS-El Bohio Community and Cultural Center at 605 East 9th Street by then-Mayor Giuliani over widespread community opposition.  Check out the Facebook event page here.

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