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Tribeca Hall GreenmarketSaturday, July 18th, 2009, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Greenwich St & Chambers St

Borough Hall GreenmarketSaturday, July 18th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

July 18, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Tompkins Square Greenmarket Textile Recycling

Acceptable donations include used clothing, shoes, boots, hats, jackets, towels, bedding, and linens. Council on the Environment of New York City will provide receipts upon request for those who may want to use their donation as a charitable contribution

July 19, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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July 18, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Seining the Wild River

If you’re anything like us, you probably need a quick vocab lesson before considering this cool event: seining is a type of fishing that uses a big net hanging vertically in the water (like a fence) trapping fish as the boat skims the surface. Head down to the Manhattan Bridge Beach with your little marine biologists and take a lesson from the experts of the Costal Marine Resource Center during Seining the River Wild presented by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy.

July 18, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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City of Water Day

Float, ferry, paddle, row, splash, canoe, and kayak your way to beautiful Governors Island for the 2nd annual City of Water Day Festival. City of Water Day is a festival on Governors Island that brings together everything about the water surrounding our region that is fun and exciting. It's a day for everyone! As always, City of Water Day is a free, public event! Visit http://www.cityofwaterday.org/ to learn more.

July 18, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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CityParks Kids: Sweet Potato Pie & Such

Sweet Potato Pie & Such - Storytelling Multicultural storytelling with interactive call and response music, and an educational aspect.

July 17, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
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July 14, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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NY Laughs Laughter in the Park 2009

Laughter in the Park is New York's only free outdoor comedy series. Every week, we present two hours of comedy at one of six different city parks.

NYLaughs, Inc. is a unique non-profit that wants to change the cultural landscape of the Big Apple through humor. We seek to elevate the comic arts and provide laughter for free to New Yorkers on a consistent basis by producing free live comedy shows in New York City's public spaces; from its parks and streets to its subways. We want to make New York a better place through laughter!

July 12, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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July 15, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Sunset Jam on the Hudson

Improvise on African, Latin, and Caribbean rhythms in a drumming circle led by master drummers. Instruments provided, or bring your own.

July 17, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Greenmarkets

Federal Plaza GreenmarketFriday, July 17th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Broadway and Thomas St

City Hall GreenmarketFriday, July 17th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Staten Island Ferry Terminal GreenmarketFriday, July 17th, 2009, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Inside Terminal Building

July 17, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

Lafayette St. GreenmarketThursday, July 16th, 2009, 8:00 am- 4:00 pmLafayette and Spring St

Williamsburg GreenmarketThursday, July 16th, 2009, 8:00 am - 4:00 pmHavemeyer St and Broadway

Bowling Green GreenmarketThursday, July 16th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park GreenmarketThursday, July 16th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

July 16, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Greenmarkets

City Hall GreenmarketTuesday, July 14th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway & Chambers

Bowling Green GreenmarketTuesday, July 14th, 2009, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Broadway and Battery Place

Zuccotti Park GreenmarketTuesday, July 14th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Cedar St between Broadway and Church

Borough Hall GreenmarketTuesday, July 14th, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Court St and Remsen St

July 14, 8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
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Cobble Hill Concert Series: Luisto Ayala Trio

This trio is one of the greats of salsa music. Their excitement and flair and salsa sound will stay with you long after the concert.

July 16, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Senator Squadron Passes Lower Manhattan Commercial Incentives Bill

In First Session Following Resolution of the Senate Stalemate, Senate Passes Bill to Promote Downtown Growth and Recovery

Albany, NY--In its first session following resolution of a month-long stalemate, the New York State Senate passed a bill sponsored by Senator Daniel Squadron that will extend commercial tax incentives for businesses in Lower Manhattan. Senator Squadron's bill is a vital component of the recovery of Lower Manhattan as a commercial capital of the world.  The bill was sponsored by Speaker Sheldon Silver in the State Assembly and passed under his leadership in June.

July 10, 2009
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Senators Squadron, Schneiderman and Others Propose Bipartisan Agreement to End Senate Stalemate

Albany, NY—State Senators Daniel Squadron, Eric Schneiderman, Liz Krueger,  Eric Adams, Neil Breslin, Suzi Oppenheimer, and Kevin Parker proposed an agreement today to allow the Senate to end the stalemate and return to business.

Like other proposals under discussion, the proposal shares the power and resources of the Senate between the two conferences and creates a bi-partisan mechanism for bringing bills to the floor for consideration.

July 8, 2009
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Senator Squadron To Host Conference Call With Constituents Tonight to Discuss Senate Stalemate

Call is Open to Public—All 25th Senate District Residents Invited New York, NY—State Senator Daniel Squadron invited constituents today to join him on a conference call to discuss the ongoing stalemate in the New York State Senate.  The call is scheduled for 6:00 this evening. Senator Squadron had previously posted a letter to his constituents about the situation in Albany on his web site at http://www.nysenate.gov/report/update-senator-squadron.   

July 6, 2009
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Residential Permit Parking Is Coming

Feature article in The Grand Street News

Senator Daniel Squadron on the Lower East Side

State Senator Daniel Squadron, Assembly Member Joan Millman, and Council Member David Yassky announced a plan last month to allow New York City to create residential permit parking. The bill encourages the City to implement a parking permit system on residential streets, with fees from permits specifically designated to fund public transit.

July 2, 2009
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