Willis Avenue Community Garden Reopens in Mott Haven

Channel 12 reports on the opening of the Willis Avenue community garden in the Bronx, with Bette Midler, founder of the New York Restoration Project. I love the “ribbon” cutting with leafy vines and garden shears.

Source: http://bronx.news12.com/news/willis-avenue-community-garden-reopens-in-mott-haven-1.9349081


Art in the Garden

Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project brings the arts to community gardens through a partnership with the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

Thirteen.org video: http://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus/2014/09/bette-midlers-new-york-restoration-project-brings-the-arts-to-community-gardens