Late September Washington Square

Late September Washington Square

September 30, 2014

It’s turning October and the leaves will turn also shortly but until then, here is the latest from end of September. There is the usual: music, palm readings and tarot, chess and wildlife , along with the also unfortunately occurring all too often: more dead trees around the Fountain. (More to come on this…) In addition, […]

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A Sparrow & Sign at Washington Square

A Sparrow & Sign at Washington Square

September 30, 2014

Love the sparrows and all the wildlife at the park and how they intermingle within the environment. I also really loved this top photo! Photos: Cathryn

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Rally To Protect Parks & Open Space from NYU Wednesday, Sept. 24th Noon

Rally To Protect Parks & Open Space from NYU Wednesday, Sept. 24th Noon

September 23, 2014

Wednesday, September 24th join committed park advocates, open space advocates, neighbors and more at a press conference/rally at LaGuardia Park, LaGuardia Place between Bleecker and West 3rd Streets, reaffirming the belief that NYU’s expansion plans are way out of scale and cannot seize parkland and open space. More information: Rally and Press Conference Featuring a […]

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Dance Performance at Washington Square's Garibaldi Plaza Friday, September 19th 6 P.M. - Free!

Dance Performance at Washington Square’s Garibaldi Plaza Friday, September 19th 6 P.M. – Free!

September 18, 2014

Dancers from 25-85 as part of Dances for a Variable Population will present a free performance this Friday, September 19th at 6 p.m. on the Garibaldi stage just east of the Fountain! Information follows: Using the power of dance to create community, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present its annual performance of Washington […]

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Be There! People's Climate March Uptown Sunday, September 21st

Be There! People’s Climate March Uptown Sunday, September 21st

September 16, 2014

You may have seen people in brightly colored “People’s Climate March” shirts roaming through Washington Square Park and all around the city with a petition seeking signatures to support the People’s Climate March and to pressure the United Nations and world leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama, to at last ACT when they meet next […]

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Look Closely! Pigeons as Art in Washington Square Park

Look Closely! Pigeons as Art in Washington Square Park

September 10, 2014

Look closely! (They are made of felt.) The artist asks for donations. (I have seen her but do not know her name and will update as I can.) Via New Yorkist

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New Posts Return Wednesday, September 10th

New Posts Return Wednesday, September 10th

September 9, 2014

Hi, lots going on. Please check back! (And check out the archives – right side bar, see categories.) Cathryn WSP Blog

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Why is the Parks Department Defending Continued Use of Roundup Pesticide in NYC Parks?

Why is the Parks Department Defending Continued Use of Roundup Pesticide in NYC Parks?

September 5, 2014

In case you missed, it, DNAinfo published a piece recently which delves into pesticide usage in New York City Parks, particularly the use of RoundUp manufactured (and promoted) by Monsanto and its link to cancers (long known). RoundUp is often used to kill small weeds in our city’s parks that could be pulled by hand […]

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Photo: 1912 Labor Day Demonstration at Washington Square Park

Photo: 1912 Labor Day Demonstration at Washington Square Park

September 1, 2014

Photo via NYC Parks Department Twitter

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A Week Off... Blogging Break

A Week Off… Blogging Break

August 25, 2014

Hi Friends & Blog Readers, Taking this week off, a blogging break. Be back after Labor Day. Stay cool! Check the archives for some of the back posts. See categories on right hand side bar. Thanks for reading… Hope you are having a great summer! Cathryn WSP Blog p.s. You know if there is breaking […]

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