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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.

Red Hook »

Flood of Voters Weigh in on $2M Slated for Sunset Park and Red Hook

There are 14 projects on the ballot for District 38's participatory budgeting process.

Jamaica »

School Projects Dominate Ballot for $1M in Funding in Southeast Queens

Southeast Queens residents will soon get to vote on 23 projects in their neighborhoods.

Hamilton Heights »

Choose How to Spend $1 Million in Hamilton Heights

For the first time, City Councilman Mark Levine is letting residents decide how to spend $1 million. 

Long Island City »

LIC Residents Can Vote to Fix School Playground or Increase Surveillance

Residents in the 26th district will vote on how to spend $1 million during the week of April 11.

Chelsea »

New Park, Solar-Powered Composting Proposed for Chelsea and Hell's Kitchen

Community members pitched 17 ideas for spending city capital funds. 

Park Slope »

Park Slope Library Could Get Storytelling Garden and Knuffle Bunny Statue

Residents can vote to fund the project with City Councilman Brad Lander's participatory budgeting.

Astoria »

Dog Run and Rooftop Playground on Ballot for $1M in Funding

Residents will be able to vote on 18 projects in the neighborhood, and the top picks will get funded.

Astoria »

Residents Want to Spend $1M in Funding on Dog Run, Pedestrian Plaza

Residents have been asked for ideas on how $1 million in budget funds should be spent in the district.

Long Island City »

Residents Want to Build Dog Run and Boat Launch With $1M in Funding

Jimmy Van Bramer is asking residents how they would like to see $1 million spent in the 26th District.

East Williamsburg »

Locals Support 'Natural Playground' for District 34 Participatory Budgeting

It would be made out of recycled materials and natural materials like logs.

Red Hook »

Locals Can Decide How to Spend $2M in Red Hook and Sunset Park

Councilman Carlos Menchaca's participatory budgeting program for District 38 kicked off this week.

Park Slope »

How Would You Spend $1.5M in City Cash? Councilman Uses Twitter for Ideas

City Councilman Brad Lander is using Twitter to get ideas for participatory budgeting suggestions.

Red Hook »

Councilman Axes Red Hook Park's $2.4M Bathroom

Councilman Carlos Menchaca said the money will remain allocated to a capital project in Red Hook.