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Bronx River Watershed Summit


Bronx River Watershed Summit
Thursday, December 1, 2016 
Westchester County Center

For the past year we have been deeply involved in bringing together key Bronx River watershed stakeholder groups in both the Bronx and Westchester Counties, with the hope of building watershed-wide citizen engagement and stewardship.

We would like to cordially invite you to participate in our inaugural Bronx River Watershed Summit to be held on Thursday, December 1st at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.

For more information on how to participate contact our Ecology Director, Michelle Luebke.

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A Thousand Wounds

I have changed my profile picture, like taking a knee. . .

Worth a Thousand Words

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Honey Mustard Chicken with Kale and Grape Tomatoes


Honey Mustard Chicken with Kale and Grape Tomatoes

This recipe was inspired by the grape tomatoes and the dinosaur kale in the GrowNYC Food Box this week. It’s really simple and scrumptious. You sharp-eyed folks will notice I cheated. The bite-sized pieces are the leftover honey mustard chicken from the night before. Your results will be deliciously the same.


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 1/2 pound grape tomatoes
  • I/2 bunch kale, cut into small pieces
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tbsp. honey
  • 3 tbsp. spicy brown mustard
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup cooked rice


  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Mix the honey with the mustard and set aside.
  • Heat 2 tablespoon of the olive oil over medium-high heat in a wide, heavy skillet.
  • Add the chicken to the pan.
  • Cook until the chicken is browned on both sides, 10-12 minutes.
  • Add I cup water to pan.
  • Coat chicken with honey mustard.
  • Cook until the juice from the chicken runs clear – 10-12 minutes.  Remove from the pan, and set aside.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the pan.
  • Stir to coat the kale and tomatoes.
  • Return the chicken to the pan, cover and simmer until kale is al dente.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.

Serve hot
Serves four

Honey Mustard Chicken with Kale and Grape Tomatoes PDF

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Run the River 5K 10-29-16

rtr-logo-resized-6-14-16Join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance on Saturday, October 29, 2016  for the Run the River 5K – Icahn Stadium/Randall’s Island Park

This event features:

  • A certified 5K race course
  • Chip-timed race results
  • Children’s Fun Run (all participants receive a medal!)
  • Post-Race Party
  • Cash awards for top 5K finishers
  • Each runner will receive a race-day t-shirt and more.
  •  On event day, registration begins at 9:00 AM and the race begins at 10:00 AM.

To become a sponsor or if you have questions, please contact Amanda Dorn at or by phone at (212) 830-7775.

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Black Male Initiative Conference


The CUNY Black Male Initiative is a University-wide student development initiative with more than 30 projects focused on increasing matriculation, retention and graduation rates of underrepresented students, particularly men of color

11th Annual CUNY Black Male Initiative Conference
“The Power of Words: Black & Latino Voices of Change”

Friday, October 7, 2016 | 8:30am – 7pm

Bronx Community College | Gould Memorial Library Auditorium
2155 University Ave, Bronx, NY 10453

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About Community Green

It takes more than a village to raise a child in today's world. The world is more than flat or round or sun and moon. It's also the village on the other side of the river. The objects in the sky are different from their view. Community Green, griot-like, tells a story. I invite you to share my view.

Chuck Vasser

A silver spoon stirs
espresso memories of
our yesteryear love



CG Cooks!


Morgan Powell Memorial

Bronx River Sankofa

Blacks In Green

There are more of us people of color out there than you realize and we are coming together to express our concerns, ideas and sit at the table!

Kelli Terry-Sepulveda

Kellie Terry-Sepulveda

Find Your Community Garden

Anyone can join a garden. With more than 600 gardens across the five boroughs, potential members and volunteers should choose carefully. To aid in your search, GreenThumb has provided a Garden Finder from GardenMaps.

Black Urban Growers

Black Farmers and Urban Growers ConferenceNovember 4th, 2016
13 days to go.

Tour de Bronx

October 23rd, 2016
9 hours to go.

Bissel Gardens


Kim Beazer’s Nature’s Nurses

Nature's Nurses
MillionTreesNYC - Make NYC Even Cooler

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Fried Chicken & Philosophy


Bronx River Alliance


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