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  • District 43 – Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach

District 43 – Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, Bath Beach

"I believe that places are what we make them," says Fatima Jimenez, sitting outside the Bay Ridge Barber Shop on 3rd Ave.

District 26 – Sunnyside, Woodside, Long Island City, Astoria, Dutch Kills

Lance Corporal Thomas J. Noonan playground, aka “Rainbow Park"...is my daughter’s outdoor space. We have a small yard, but my landlord doesn’t let us use it.

District 7 – Manhattanville, Morningside Heights, Hamilton Heights

Because of the pandemic there are not a lot of places for people to drop off scraps of food for composting. I’d really like there to be more of that.…

District 22 – Astoria, East Elmhurst, Woodside

Astoria Park, and all the parks really, mean the world to our family. We visit a few local parks each week, and love to explore the entire neighborhood’s playgrounds and…

District 2 – East Village, Lower East Side, Rose Hill

During this pandemic my go-to comfort zone has been Stuyvesant Square, where I can read and watch the changing of the seasons through its plantings.

District 49 – St George, Tomkinsville, Clifton and more

You have a built in tourist attraction, the Staten Island ferry. Thousands of tourists take this every day just to get a view of the Statue of Liberty. How do…