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Bed-Stuy »

Choose How to Spend $1 Million in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights

Councilman Robert Cornegy brings participatory budgeting to District 36 in September.

Gowanus »

Solar-Powered Composting Facility Coming to Gowanus

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is building a permanent facility and expanding its composting program.

Astoria »

$1.5M Up for Vote as Participatory Budgeting Returns to Astoria

City Councilman Costa Constantinides is bringing participatory budgeting back to his Queens district.

Midtown »

Here's How Your Neighborhood Spent Its Tax Dollars

What did your neighborhood choose to invest its tax dollars in?

Hamilton Heights »

$1.3 M Voted to Fund Greenhouses, Ball Courts and Trees in Hamilton Heights

Winning projects include a public greenhouse and repairs to local playgrounds and basketball courts.

Corona »

Corona Elementary School to Get 31 Smart Boards in Participatory Budgeting

Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras participated in the program for the first time this year.

Red Hook »

Schools Win Big in $2M Taxpayer Funding for Red Hook and Sunset Park

Four school projects will be funded through District 38's participatory budgeting process.

Long Island City »

Vernon Boulevard's Bike Lanes to Get $500,000 in Upgrades

A plan to improve the road's biking network won the most participatory budgeting votes.

Astoria »

New Dog Run, Park and School Upgrades Coming to Astoria

The projects were the participatory budgeting winners in City Councilman Costa Constantinides' district.

Forest Hills »

Schools, Subway Kiosks and Security Cameras Win Funding in Central Queens

Nearly $700,000 will be allocated to pay for air conditioning at local schools.

Park Slope »

Knuffle Bunny Likely to Get Its Own Statue in Park Slope

A statue of the Mo Willems character will be installed at the public library once the project is funded.

Park Slope »

Flooded Prospect Park Path and School Air Conditioning Win Taxpayer Funding

The school air conditioning and park path were among District 39's participatory budgeting winners.

Upper West Side »

Mobile Food Pantry, Better Bike Path, Turf Field Slated for Funding on UWS

Thousands of residents voted for projects that will receive $990,000 in participatory budgeting funds.

Red Hook »

Free Wi-Fi Planned for Red Hook Houses in Nonprofit's Plan

A local nonprofit wants to install wireless routers in public spaces throughout the projects. 

East Harlem »

Mark-Viverito's District Could Get Waterfront Makeover

One of the projects is to reconstruct Pier 107 near the East River and 107th Street.