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Kips Bay Promenade
Sign the Petition to Save Kips Bay Retail on Second Avenue

The Kips Bay Neighborhood Association is urging all area residents to take action to prevent the destruction of the retail strip along Second Avenue between 30th and 32nd Streets. Developers are making moves to tear down Fairway, Rite Aid and AMC Kips Bay Theaters and replace them with medical offices.… Read more

KBNA Dog Walker
KBK9 Dog Run – Bellevue Park South

The Kips Bay Neighborhood Association has been working with local grass roots groups, 344 E. 28th St. Residents Association, our Councilwoman, Rosie Mendez, NYC Parks and Recreation to plan, strategize and raise funds for the dog run. Our determination to reach out to all leaders of all demographics in Kips… Read more

Kips Bay Promenade

Our project, the KIPS BAY PROMENADE, began in 2014 with the stewardship of the 14 historic trees along the Second Avenue median, the two historic London Planes at the 30th Street corner and the two trees at the 33rd and Second Avenue corner. Each volunteer of the ONE TREE/ONE STEWARD team “owns” and cares for a tree, but the team works together to re-claim the Kips Bay Median and transform it into a fully planted park space with “green infrastructure” as bioswales. Read more

Albano Park Plan
Albano Park

The Kips Bay Neighborhood Association has been an integral partner with the Friends of Albano non-profit. We pushed to raise money from former Council Member, Rosie Mendez, who ultimately earmarked $800,000. for the renovation of the playground and park area. The Association worked with Friends and NYC Parks staff during scoping meetings and design approval in Read more