Council Member Van Bramer & Speaker Quinn Welcome NYC’s Largest Rooftop Farm to Long Island City

On Wednesday, July 7th Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn welcomed New York City’s largest rooftop farm to Long Island City. The one-acre rooftop farm, known as the Brooklyn Grange had recently made their big move into Queens earlier this spring, bringing locally grown produce to Queens residents and restaurants. Both Council Member Van Bramer and Speaker Quinn joined the Brooklyn Grange’s head farmer, Ben Flanner in a “Vegetable Cutting” ceremony to officially welcome the farm into the neighborhood and kick-off a fruitful season of fresh locally grown produce.

Stay Cool Queens!

In this dangerous heat it’s critical to stay cool and hydrated. Please visit the nearest cooling center nearest you:

The NYC Council Makes Historic Restorations To Libraries In The Adopted FY2011 Budget

      On Tuesday June 29th The New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Christine Quinn, adopted an on-time balanced budget for the Fiscal Year 2011. The final adopted budget has notable success stories for New York City Residents, including a $61 Million restoration in funding to libraries, the largest restoration in New York City history.

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer & DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Meet Up To Make Vernon Blvd Safer

At the urging of Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer and in response to requests from neighborhood residents a stretch of Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City was repaved by the Department of Transportation (DOT) on Monday, June 28, 2010.

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer Brings Moveable Museum To Queensbridge For Family Day

On Saturday, June 19th Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer joined Queensbridge Houses residents for their Annual Family Day. Friends and neighbors gathered together in front of the Jacob Riis Settlement House to enjoy a fun filled day of games and food.

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