Seems like everyone wants our opinion about Binghamton and Broome Co. Notably, blueprint binghamton have been surveying residents for a new 10 year strategic plan. Broome County is also looking to revise its Comprehensive Plan, although they have not yet tried to engage citizens. But there is a homegrown effort that has sprung up in a few places … [Read more...] about I still want ______ in Binghamton!
The Happiness Project has issued two new images in the series of vintage photos posted on vacant buildings. The life-sized black and white images are of people who appear to be spontaneously "happy." One is of "Maggie and Aggie" Long and shows an older woman leaning into her beloved granddaughter who is holding a doll. The other new poster is of a suffrage … [Read more...] about Happiness Project Strikes Again!
An urban planning device that was created by a young planner in New Orleans and shared by a group called Neighborland has come to Binghamton. Stickers that say "I want ____in my neighborhood." and Chalkboards that say, "What do you want to see here?" are on four boarded up buildings in Binghamton NY. (Eldredge St., Upper Chenango St., Court and Carroll Sts, … [Read more...] about I want _______in Binghamton
Human/Nature Human/Nature pairs the murals of Judy Salton with the 3-D clay figures of Karen Kuff-Demicco for a month long exhibit at the Cooperative Gallery JUne 7th through June 29th, 2013. The Artists' Reception is Saturday June 8th from 12-4 pm when an English tea will be served and the artists will be on hand for discussion. They will give … [Read more...] about Human/Nature Demicco/ Salton Art Show
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- The City of Binghamton was honored for its commitment to sustainability. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand presented the city with a 2013 Environmental Quality Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency Friday. Binghamton was the only New York State municipality to win the award. Gillibrand actually nominated the city for the … [Read more...] about Binghamton Only NY City to Win Environmental Award
Topic of Binghamton Community Lab BINGHAMTON, NY – The Binghamton Community Lab will host a mixer and discussion for anyone who is interested in investing locally. There is a self-pay dinner at 6:00 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16th, at the Lost Dog Café Violet Room, 222 Water Street in Binghamton. This event is free and open … [Read more...] about “Are You Interested in Investing Locally?”
Remember “Miss Rumphius,” the Lupine Lady? The children’s fiction book by Barbara Cooney (Puffin 1982) recounts the story of Miss Alice Rumphius, a woman who sought to make the world more beautiful by spreading lupine seeds in the wild. Flash back to New York in the 1970s and meet Liz Christy and her Green Guerillas group, who took to beautifying crumbling … [Read more...] about A History of Seed Bombing: GOOD
It is time for a change and getting the Fair Elections bill passed in New York this legislative season is a big part of that change. We need the opportunity to elect people to statewide office who represent citizens not just the wealthy people and corporations who fund campaigns. The Fair Election bill provides for public financing of elections and … [Read more...] about Fair Elections Now
Questions: 729-1641 IMMIGRATION As A Moral Issue A UUCB Social Justice Sunday On Sunday, April 7, 2013, from 1:00-3:30pm FREE 183 Riverside Dr., Binghamton, NY 13905 Following our Sunday worship service entitled “Neighbors at an Unseen Border: Immigration as a Local Issue” we offer an exciting panel of speakers to talk on the subject of … [Read more...] about IMMIGRATION As A Moral Issue
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