Urban Archive in Newburgh
Jun
1
12:00 PM12:00

Urban Archive in Newburgh

Newburgh is the first expansion for Urban Archive outside of New York City. Urban Archive is a free digital platform that features geolocated images sourced from various organizations. These images constitute a vital resource for documenting and exploring the city and its intersections of architecture, preservation, place, stories, and community. Come and interact with Newburgh’s history through special features like curated walking tours, audio tours, and DIY then-and-now photo recreations.

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Aerial Futures: Newburgh Enclosures
May
17
5:00 PM17:00

Aerial Futures: Newburgh Enclosures

AERIAL FUTURES: Newburgh Enclosures examines New York Stewart International Airport (SWF) as a catalyst for development in Newburgh and its neighboring region. This public event will reflect on the outcomes and insights gained from a think tank taking place earlier in the day. Bringing together experts and industry professionals, the think tank asks how the airport is likely to impact Newburgh’s economy, agriculture, mobility, and civic life. How can the airport boost local tourism and transportation? What kind of jobs will have a positive impact on the local economy? How can the airport become more than just a travel hub?

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Reimagine Lake Street Corridor | Yale Day of Service
May
11
11:30 AM11:30

Reimagine Lake Street Corridor | Yale Day of Service

  • 401 Washington Street Newburgh NY 12550 USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On Saturday May 11, 2019, Yale alumni and community members will convene to envision a better welcoming pedestrian, stroller, and bicyclist corridor on Lake Street Corridor. Currently the intersection is a dangerous car-dominant area with four traffic lanes and faded crosswalks, creating a barrier for thousands of city residents to access a beloved park. Two projects will be explored with community members: 1) right-size Lake Street Corridor and suggest tactical interventions to calm traffic and  2) propose wayfinding (signage) and green planting to connect the broken emerald necklace with the area’s natural assets (Crystal Lake, Quassaick Creek, Muchattoes Lake and Delano-Hitch Park) .

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Barbershop Readings & Discussion
Oct
4
to Nov 8

Barbershop Readings & Discussion

Barbershops are sacred anchors of our community. This is a place where we come together to confide, to share, to discuss, to observe, to learn, to engage and more. Join a public event at three local barbershops in downtown Newburgh. At each barbershop, the public will read and discuss six short readings by African American authors on the topic of civic engagement.

Photo Credit: Kerry James Marshal, De Style 1993

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Park(ing) Day
Sep
21
12:00 PM12:00

Park(ing) Day

PARK(ing) Day is an annual event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places. Come hang out with us! Join us in Newburgh as we create public spaces for all to share. 

Locations:
Newburgh Restoration & DoSI- Broadway & Clark Street
Panja - 15 Liberty Street
Blacc Vanilla - 197 South Street

The mission of PARK(ing) Day is to call attention to the need for more urban open space, to generate critical debate around how public space is created and allocated, and to improve the quality of urban human habitat … at least until the meter runs out!

The project began in 2005 when Rebar, a San Francisco art and design studio, and since evolved into a global movement, with organizations and individuals creating new forms of temporary public space in urban contexts around the world.

Providing temporary public open space . . . one parking spot at at time.

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BIKE n BREW
Aug
19
5:00 PM17:00

BIKE n BREW

Bicycling is a powerful act, especially when done together. Join us on a monthly basis to reclaim our streets and empower our youth.  This informal group meets and discusses programs that we can do to advocate for better roads for our strollers, skaters, and bikers. Spread the word  #BikeNewburgh

 

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MAGAZZINO TOUR
Aug
17
3:00 PM15:00

MAGAZZINO TOUR

The Hudson Valley is growing in its cultural anchors and destinations. Dept of Small Interventions has invited both foundations, curators and press to a field trip to learn more about the Hudson Valley's cultural gems and to be experience the uniqueness that establishments like Magazzino offer its residents and visitors.  Award winning architect Miguel Quismondo will be joining the tour. 

Photo: Magazzino Italian Art

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CASSIM SHEPARD OF CITYMAKERS
Jun
24
4:00 PM16:00

CASSIM SHEPARD OF CITYMAKERS

In Citymakers, Cassim Shepard offers a vivid survey of how urbanism today is no longer the domain of just planners, politicians, and power brokers removed from the effects of their decisions, but an array of citizens working at the vanguard of increasingly diverse practices, from community gardeners to architects to housing advocates.

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AWESOME NEWBURGH
May
28
12:00 AM00:00

AWESOME NEWBURGH

Newburgh is a proud, culturally-rich and resilient city. We created Awesome Newburgh to promote the city's strengths and to catalyze community projects that engage and bring us together.

Each month, trustees convene to donate $100 and select a local project. We welcome all project ideas, and especially favor those that are open to the public and those that forge new collaborations or partnerships. Whether you are young or old, an individual or an organization, have a small and large project- we want you to apply!

Awesome Newburgh is a volunteer-run group. To learn more, to apply, or get involved visit bit.ly/AwesomeNB or email newburgh@awesomefoundation.org. Follow us www.instagram.com/awesomenewburgh  #awesomenewburgh

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LIBBY LYONS CLUB
Jan
1
1:30 PM13:30

LIBBY LYONS CLUB

This is an informal Facebook group that aims to connect the extraordinary ladies that are shaping Newburgh. Whether a planner, activist, historian, journalist, creative or business owner, this is a forum for women of all ages and backgrounds to exchange information, ideas, jobs, opportunities.  #libbylyons

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