IN OUR CURRENT ISSUE: Turning Brownsville Green

brownsville5It was a simple thing — a fateful bike ride through Brownsville that altered Nora Painten and the kids of PS 323’s lives in the most fruitful of ways. Check out Rachel Wharton’s┬ástory on how one woman turned a weedy,┬ávacant lot on Rockaway Avenue into an oasis of food, learning, and fun.