Grand Central Library Upcoming Events
135 E. 46th St, New York, NY 10017
Programming made possible thanks to TBA donation:
Wednesday, March 8, 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Sing-a-Long and Vocal Workshop with Jessica Delfino of Unicorn Music Studio
Thursday, March 16, 5 PM Mixed Media Mash-Up with Seth Apter (already full to capacity)
And a new addition: a dance class
Saturday, March 25, 2 PM Learn to Swing Dance with an instructor from DanceSport
Sands Casino Excursion
The Turtle Bay Association
cordially invites you to join us on a trip to
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Bus will depart promptly at 8:00 AM from 50th Street and Second Avenue (6:00 PM return)
Space is limited, so please book early. First come, first served
$40 per person (no refunds)
6 hour stay at the Sands Casino - $30 Slot Play - $5 Food Credit
Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
Sands Casino requires everyone to have a current US drivers license or a photo non-drivers
license or a current passport to obtain a Players Card and Casino Bonus
Please make check payable to Turtle Bay Association for $40 per person.
Turtle Bay Association - 224 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017
Send your check with your name, guests' names, and your phone number to be received no later than February 20, 2017
The Turtle Bay Association Statement: Air Rights
The Turtle Bay Association (TBA), well-known and respected for its long-standing dedication to the stability and livability of its community and surrounding neighborhoods, wishes to go on record in opposition to the disturbing introduction of proposals that would loosen the regulation currently applied to the transfer of development air rights.
The Turtle Bay Association objects to the fact that the deal to "save" Stuyvesant Town includes the potential for the transfer of 10 million feet of air rights to development in any part of the City.
The Turtle Bay Association regrets that the Steering Committee for the proposed East Midtown Re-zoning recommends that air rights transfers be increased with no limit should those air rights be derived from landmarked buildings. TBA also opposes the Steering Committee suggestion that the east side of Third Avenue between 48 and 55 streets be absorbed into the East Midtown re-zoning district.
The Turtle Bay Association believes that rather than threatening our city's center and leaving its residents at the mercy of changing administrations and the real estate industry, the City should unreservedly strengthen the current regulations of the transfer of air rights
Vice President for Land Use & Zoning
The Turtle Bay Association
New Yorkers for a Human Scale City petition
If you agree,
"Too Many Towers!
Over-Development is Killing Neighborhoods
All Over New York City,"
You can sign the petition here;http://www.humanscalednyc.net/
The Turtle Bay Association has joined many other New York City community groups in endorsing this petition.
ENJOY LIVE MUSIC AND DANCING AT THE DAG PATIO CAFE
Every Wednesday 5:30 to 8:30 PM
at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza East 47th St. between First & Second Ave.
no cover, no minimum, just fun
Community Board 6 Full Board Meeting
Second Wednesday every month
NYC Medical Center, 550 First Avenue
Public hearings generally take place at this time.
Call CB6 for complete calendar of hearings and
committee meetings: (212) 319-3750
17th Precinct Community Council
Last Tuesday every month
Open Meeting, 6 PM
225 East 51st Street
(No meetings July, August, December)
The 17th Precinct Community Council is the neighborhood forum for issues dealing with safety, crime prevention and quality of life. Meet your local police officers and find out what's going on in Turtle Bay. You can also join Community on Patrol, a program that helps keep our streets and parks safe.
Dan Quart, working with Assembly Member Micah Kellner's Office, has organized a pro bono legal group comprised of practicing attorneys to represent tenants who have fallen between the cracks: above the income-threshold required for free legal representation but not capable of paying the standard hourly rate of a private attorney.
The group meets the first Monday of each month at Eviction Intervention Services' office on 64th Street and 1st Avenue.
If you are interested in assisting, or know someone who could use help, feel free to contact Dan Quart or Assembly Member's office to set up an appointment.
Assembly Member Micah Kellner's Office: 212-860-4906 212-860-4906
Dan Quart: 212-828-7502 212-828-7502
Turtle Bay offers an abundance of cultural events — from art exhibits, to theatre, musical entertainment and educational lectures and seminars. Click on the web sites below to find out about upcoming events in the neighborhood:
CHABAD AT BEEKMAN-SUTTON
ST. PETER'S CHURCH
TRYGVIE LIE GALLERY
TURTLE BAY MUSIC SCHOOL
ROGER SMITH LAB GALLERY
UNITED NATIONS PUBLIC EXHIBITS
There are also many social, recreational and support groups that meet regularly under the auspices of organizations located in our neighborhood:
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER