Archive for July, 2010

Four New Trees on East 93rd Street

July 14th, 2010

We would like to thank MillionTreesNYC for the four new trees that were planted on East 93rd Street between First and Second Ave. this week.

Keeping Our Block Historic & Green

July 12th, 2010

Please support our fellow neighborhood organization — 93rd Street Beautification Association on July 19th when they present at Community Board 8: 93rd Street Beautification Association

Keeping Our Block Historic & Green

Come One, Come All To Hear Marx Brothers Place at CB8 93rd Street Beautification Association co-chairs, Leslee Browning & Susan Kathryn Hefti, cordially invite you to attend, write about, blog about, tweet about, honk about, talk about, broadcast about, post about, testify at, cheer us on or otherwise demonstrate your support for our July 19th presentation to Community Board 8’s Landmarks Committee – which is finally scheduled to hear the Association’s Request for Evaluation (RFE) asking the city to extend the Carnegie Hill Historic District one block east so as to include historic Marx Brothers Place! Please join us on Monday, July 19 at 6:30pm at Hunter College School of Social Work – 129 East 79th Street – in the Hexter Lounge – when the Association will present its RFE to CB8’s Landmarks Committee.

And please be sure to bring all your friends; neighbors; colleagues; aunts; uncles; mothers; babies; puppies; grandparents; any unattended unicycles you might see on the sidewalk; pet monkeys (if you don’t have a pet monkey, please consider adopting one at; Giraffes; Lions; Tigers; Bears; Harpo horns; Groucho glasses (with nose & mustache); Animal Crackers; Flags; Posters; Bumper Stickers; Megaphones; Trumpets; Drums; Confetti or anthing else you think would make for a rollicking good time!

The Association would also like to thank NY Theater Critic & Huffington Post contributor Leonard Jacobs for writing about our efforts to protect our beloved block on his popular web site The Clyde Fitch Report. Please check out Jacobs’ most recent piece about historic Marx Brothers Place by just clicking on this link.

Thanks for your continued interest in historic Marx Brothers Place in Carnegie Hill! We hope to see you all on Monday evening, July 19th at the CB8 Landmarks Committee Meeting!

Thanks for your continued interest in historic Marx Brothers Place ! For more information about the 93rd Street Beautification Association or Marx Brothers Place, please contact us at or 212.969.8138 or visit our blogs at: Save Marx Brothers Place or The Marx Brothers Place Report.

If you wish to make a tax-deductible contribution to help keep the preservation campaign alive, please just click on this link. And please don’t forget to visit our YouTube Channel Page for all of our latest videos and movies. We also invite you to join us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or view our Marx Brothers Place MySpace profile.