Majority Leader Van Bramer Joins NYPD and Community for National Night Out Against Crime

On Tuesday August 1st, I joined New York’s Finest, the brave men and women of the NYPD, for a night of events as part of the annual National Night Out Against Crime initiative, which brought together the NYPD and members of the community to get to know each other, build trust, and form stronger community partnerships through a night of fun, games, and food. In Western Queens, Majority Leader Van Bramer was proud to join the 114th Precinct at Astoria Park, the 108th Precinct in Windmuller Park, and PSA 9 at Cherry Park at Woodside Houses.

Council Member Van Bramer Breaks Ground on $1.8 Million Renovation of Big Bush park

On Tuesday July 25th, Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer joined Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver, Community Board 2, and community members to break ground on a $1.8 million renovation of Big Bush Park in Woodside, which sits next to the Big Six Towers.

Majority Leader Van Bramer Unveils New Jim Henson Exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image

On July 20th I joined Cheryl Henson and First Lady Chirlane McCray to unveil the new, permanent Jim Henson Exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria. From the Muppet Show to Sesame Street, the work of Jim Henson touched the hearts of millions across our globe.

Majority Leader Van Bramer and de Blasio Administration Release First Cultural Plan in NYC History

On Wednesday, July 19th I joined Mayor de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, the Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, and Council Member Stephen Levin release CreateNYC—the first cultural plan for the City of New York. After months of feedback from nearly 200,000 New Yorkers in every neighborhood, the Cultural Plan will serve as a blueprint for the city to increase access to New York City’s unparalleled cultural offerings no matter income, background, or where one lives in the City.

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer Attends Woodside Houses Family Day

On Saturday, July 15th, I joined community members from the Woodside Houses for a day of barbecuing, games, music, and activities at the annual Woodside Houses Family Day made possible by the Woodside Houses Tenant Association.

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