Monthly Archives: August, 2009

OHNY staff recently visited The First Church of Christ Scientist, located on 68th and Central Park West.  This copper domed Beaux-Arts church is an OHNY Weekend site and the location of our first volunteer training session on September 24. Having recently emerged from a renovation that began in 2005, the Church (formerly The Second Church [...]

The OHNY staff just returned from an exclusive tour of Brooklyn Bridge Park, currently under construction and the future home of what is sure to be one of NYC’s most beautiful public spaces. Jennifer Klein, Project Manager and Ellen Ryan, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation led the staff [...]

OHNY staff was able to get a preview of Brooklyn Bowl earlier this summer, before it opened this July. Housed in a 20,000-square-foot former iron foundry built in the 1880′s in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Bowl is the city’s first L.E.E.D. certified bowling alley. Justin Bolognino, Media Director, led us through Brooklyn Bowl, which was still under [...]

Join OHNY and the Volunteer Council for our first Volunteer Recruitment Happy Hour event on Tuesday, August 18 at SideBAR. Bring a friend and receive complimentary drinks from 7-8pm. Learn about volunteer opportunities for OHNY Weekend and year-round and how you can help OHNY raise funds to keep OHNY Weekend free! Please RSVP using this [...]

With over 200 sites participating in OHNY Weekend, OHNY staff does not get to visit each and every site.  We do, however, have occasional staff field trips to see some of these spaces, which is always a great opportunity for us! Every Friday we will post photos from a recent field trip to an OHNY [...]

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