Donating Clothing

Donating clothing and other new or gently-used textile items can be as easy as a walk in the park. The Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Greenmarket offers the option of dropping off items for donation to Wearable Collections, in partnership with, including: clean clothing; paired shoes; linens; handbags and belts. Under the banner Clothing Is Not […]


Land Use/Zoning

Activity at two properties on Second Avenue have caught the eye of Turtle Bay residents. At 940 Second Avenue on the corner of East 50th Street: scaffolding has been erected at this site of a former green grocer, a long-time neighborhood staple. The property, vacant since last February, is undergoing repair for a cracked facade, […]


TBA Annual Meeting

The Turtle Bay Association held its annual meeting on November 11, 2019, 6:30pm in the conference room at the Vanderbilt YMCA. Bill Curtis, President welcomed the members attending. The agenda included the election of officers and directors, the Treasurer’s report and a report from all committee chairs. Keith Powers, Council Member from District 4 and […]


Friends of Dag Hammarskjold Plaza 20th Anniversary

An elegant celebration was held at Japan Society on December 4, 2019 to mark the 20th Anniversary of Friends of Dag Hammarskjold Plaza. Many members from the NYC Parks Department attended the celebration. Ben Kallos, Council Member and Sara Newman from Council Member Keith Powers office presented Sherrill Kazan, President of Friends of Dag Hammarskjold […]