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Melissa Mark Viverito

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Parks' Safety Resources Aren't Distributed Equally, Council Members Say

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Parks in Upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs are getting shortchanged when it comes to safety, some city lawmakers claim.

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Speaker Quinn Wants More Protection for Community Gardens

Monday, November 29, 2010

Community gardeners still have reservations about the new rules the Department of Parks and Recreation has drawn up to regulate them. Under the rules, the Department can close a garden that has gone into default. But gardeners and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn say its not clear what that means.

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Bike Lane To Nowhere?

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

“No bike lanes to nowhere” was the message today from bicycle advocates, who were rallying on the steps of City Hall this afternoon to deliver about 2,500 handwritten letters to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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Mayor Bloomberg Signs Domestic Violence Bill

Monday, November 08, 2010

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By early next year, the city will be posting online statistics on the number and type of hate and domestic violence crimes. Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito says the localized data will empower neighborhoods to take action.

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