Thursday, March 19, 2009
Saturday, February 07, 2009
In celebration of the Hamilton Grange’s recent move into St. Nicholas Park, come join historian Warren Shaw for a discussion of New York’s formative influence on the nation, through Alexander Hamilton.
Thursday, February 26th 7pm
East 54th St. Recreation Center (348 East 54th St. Between 1st and 2nd Aves.)
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
This email came in from Yasmin (Nina's Mom). A nice female pit bull mix pup was found and needs a home. Details and more photos below:
From Yasmin Lauz
If anyone is interested they have 72 hours in the lost and found. And then depending on how many dogs are there and if they cant get a rescue to take them they may euthanasia within 3 days. She has had a litter maybe a couple of months ago. She is no longer lactating though so maybe they'll be kinder to her.
I fed her and gave her some water and warmed her up some before I brought her to ACC . I've been trying to contact Stray from the heart. Posh pet rescue and animal haven to see if they can pull her. Posh pets responded right away they keep a look out for her. If anyone can foster posh pets will pull her. I gave north shore a call and they were going to forward the info to whoever is in charge of adoption area I also left a message and emailed animal haven. Bide a wee NY is full but their wantagh shelter will be going there this week but no one is answering their phones. Most likely she'll get kennel cough for being there.
They tested her at ACC and I'm enclosing the listing. They said she is timid, and nervous but otherwise there are no behavior issues she is 35LBS she should be 50lBS. They haven't tested her with other dogs but they don't think that it may be an issue since she didn't react to any of the other dogs there and she did well with my dog . She does have a Mange and they are treating her for it its on her forehead she may have been scratching that may account for some of the scratches.
Monday, January 19, 2009
Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Happy New Year's! The Friends want to thank the St. Nick's Dog Run community in helping keep our dog run one of the best in the city. Our popular St. Nick's Dog Run Coffee Barks will continue in the Spring. Look out for our emails announcing the first one for 2009!
During the winter, fewer dogs and owners may use the dog run but it still sees a lot of action. Below are some tips for what you can do to help us maintain our beautiful dog run.
Help keep the dog run clean and neat by:
- Bringing extra poop bags to fill our dispensers.
- Picking up trash (even if it's not yours).
- Picking up poop (even if it's not your dog's).
- Picking up stray cigarette butts.
- Picking up glass whenever you see it
- Volunteer on a Clean-up Day. (we always send out notices when we schedule them). Email us at email@example.com if you like to be added to our list.
- Respect the rules of the Dog Run and work with other members of this great dog- owning community.
Contribute financially to support ongoing maintenance as well as future improvements to the dog run.
TO DONATE to St. Nick's Dog Run:
Step 1: Write a check made out to: City Parks Foundation
In the memo of the check be sure to write "Friends of St. Nicholas Park"
Step 2: Mail the check with a cover letter describing your donation to St. Nicholas Park to:
Friends Of St. Nicholas Park
P.O. Box 195
New York, NY 10030
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Josh Greenberg, Kansas's Dad, write us a message below:
It is with much sadness that I am writing to let you all know about the passing of Kansas. For those of you that don't know him, Kansas was the happy yellow Lab, that had a passion for searching the run for all things that dogs aren't supposed to eat and trying to be romantic whenever he could. About a month and a half ago he was diagnosed with what the vet thought was cancer and unfortunately that turned out to be correct. Kansas was great up until about last week but as is true for most of us the illness caught up with him. Earlier this week I made the decision to have him put to sleep and of course being the stubborn Lab that he was, he decided to trump me by passing away this morning, a mere 4 hours before our vet appointment.
I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone that has asked about Kansas recently. You and your dogs were all key in making his life more enjoyable, especially near the end. I know he is in a better place because he deserves to be.
Monday, December 08, 2008
On Saturday night the Friends of St. Nicholas Park hosted their annual Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting. Below is a link to some of the photos of the event. By the time our entertainment and activities ended, we had a brilliantly lit tree and very little cider or hot chocolate left.
Click here to view more photos of the event!
We want to call out a few individuals who helped make our event happen.
Special thanks to:
Risa Rottenberg who organized this year's event.
Michael Jones, who played Santa Claus.
Our Arts and Crafts staff, Laurel Peacock and Susan Mende.
Waldron Rick who entertained us with his brilliant trumpet playing.
The Dorothy Maynor Singers, and Byron McCray at Harlem School for the Arts.
The members of the Friends of St. Nicholas Park who volunteered and helped make this event possible including Julia, Carola, Josh, Adrien and William.
St. Mark's Church for providing their kitchen and tables. Without St. Mark's our events could not happen.
Tamara Tunie for giving another inspiring performance to get everyone into the Holiday spirit.
The NYC Department of Parks and Recreation and all those who have made donations to the Friends of St. Nicholas Park throughout the year.
Saturday, December 06, 2008
Eventhough it is not officially winter, the crowd at St. Nick's Dog Run were mighty chilly this morning. The dogs didn't seem to feel the winter in the air as there were lots of playing, etc.
Pictured above: Josh with Kansas