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New Ponds on Rikers Island

The hot and humid summer days spent on Rikers Island were incredibly productive as two ponds were built in the gardens. A brand new pond was designed, dug, and finished by the summer school students at East River Academy (E.R.A.) while the pond at the GreenHouse garden was revamped after muskrats drained it a year ago. Read More...

NPP Rounds Off Summer 2014

It was an incredibly eventful and colorful summer at Neighborhood Plaza Partnership's plazas. We reached a few milestones, including hitting our mark of serving more than ten plaza managers this year across Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. Read More...


Your Family Health Questions – Answered by Dr. Rosen

On Tuesday, September 30, 2014, we held our 2nd Annual Green Family Circle Luncheon & Lecture welcoming guest speaker, Dr. Lawrence Rosen. Dr. Rosen, founder of the Whole Child Center, one of the country’s first green and integrative pediatric practices enlightened us on keeping our children healthy, and we left with a better understanding of alternative ways to treat them when they’re sick.

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