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City Landmarks East New York Dairy Bedecked With Cow Mosaics

Posted: December 12, 2017 East New York has a new historic landmark! Read all about the building and learn more about this community push for preservation! This new historic landmark is over 100 years old and is here to stay!

MTA Service Changes

Posted: November 30, 2017 Late Friday to early Monday you may notice some changes in the service. Some trains may be replaced completely by others on the weekends. Please click the following link to be redirected to the document. MTA Weekend Changes  

Broadway Junction, a potential transformation?

Posted: November 27, 2017 Broadway Junction is a major transit hub in the CB5 district that is now receiving attention from EDC and Elected-officials on what its potential future may be. Please check out this article detailing the overview of what is happening here.  

East NY Rezoning News

Posted: September 20, 2017 On April 20th 2016 the New York City Council voted to pass the East NY Neighborhood plan although Community Board 5 voted the plan down. As a community we have to remain informed on the plan as it moves forward into fruition. This page will contain information relevant to the community based on the plan moving forward. Dinsmore-Chestnut Community Visioning Workshops Report One major commitment agreed to by the City of New York after being a recurring message is the need for accountability. From that the East New York Commitments Tracker was created. By clicking the link below you will be able to see the commitments agreed to by the City of New York and the progress that has been made over time. This alongside the June 2017 progress report are available for the public to review and to remain engaged in a long community oversight process. List of Commitments June 2017 Progress Report Website(s) of Interest Community Efforts on Rezoning in NYC