Melissa Mark Viverito
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Parks in Upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs are getting shortchanged when it comes to safety, some city lawmakers claim.
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.
Monday, November 08, 2010
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
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.