Sheila Lewandowski

MTA town hall to address 7 train shutdowns
MTA town hall to address 7 train shutdowns
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 3/26/2014 at 4:39PM

A town hall meeting for locals to decry the last three weekends of No. 7 train suspensions is scheduled for March 27 to go over the details of the service disruption, expected to last for 19 more weekends.

Long Island City lights up for the holidays
Long Island City lights up for the holidays
West Angy Altamirano 12/04/2013 at 4:10PM

The Long Island City community came together to welcome the holidays and make the season bright. Over 100 residents young and old gathered with local elected officials and community leaders on Tuesday night to celebrate the holidays by lighting festive snowflakes along Vernon Boulevard. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer worked together with JetBlue to a secure [...]

Citywide initiative to help cultural nonprofits, art funding
Citywide initiative to help cultural nonprofits, art funding
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 1/08/2013 at 5:23PM

The infamous moniker of “one percent” gained an innovative, positive meaning among the arts community. At MoMA PS1 on Tuesday, January 8, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer announced his support for the One Percent for Culture campaign, a citywide initiative aimed at increasing funding towards art institutions and impressing upon the city the value of cultural [...]