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Car-Free Earth Day & LUNGS Spring Awakening 11am-4pm Sat Apr 20!

Walk, bike or roll to the Ave B Open Street (8-10th Streets) for Car-Free Earth Day & LUNGS’ Spring Awakening! 9:45am Birding for Beginners: Join Kellie Quiñones (she/her) to explore the birds that migrate through NYC in the spring, on their way to their breeding grounds. Our BIPOC neighbors are especially welcome! Performances from eGALitarian […]

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Retail Diversity

EVCC continues to support essential retail diversity across the neighborhood. Part of EVCC’s mission is to help preserve the cultural fabric of our community by supporting and advocating for independent businesses.  Curious about how the pandemic impacted local business? Read our report: Crisis and Adaptation: Storefront Trends in the East Village, 2019-2021. Our report on Formula […]

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Our community gardens and walkable, tree-lined streets are one of the reasons people love living in the East Village.  Some of our active East Village sustainability projects and efforts include: Community Composting EVCC continues to advocate for the return of the curbside compost pickup program, which is mandated to be citywide by October 2024.   […]

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