Ben Kallos

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Council Member representing Manhattan's District 5 -- East Side and Roosevelt Island. You can use Instagram for assistance if you need it.

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Amazing to see artists pushing the boundaries at @Chashama's annual #ChashamaGala lead by #AnitaDurst with Tony Bechara posing in front of #TonyBechara, The Fantasically Illustrious @MuffinHeadNYC and @KristinSimmonsArt reading Emily Post's #Ettiquette surrounded by medications #IfOnlyHappinessCameInAPill. #LaterGram #ChashamaGala2018
#JazzBand at @bronx_science plays with some help from alums and their kids.
New York Politics at Bronx Science
Kicking off #WearOrange Weekend with @MomsDemand & @Everytown to bring attention to gun violence. We need comprehensive gun reform in America. Find a #wearorange event this week and help bring attention to this issue.
Bake sale on the block till 630pm at 91st and 3rd with @julian_canada
Registering to vote just got a lot easier!  Online voter registration is now law in #nyc 📋📲Thank you @nycmayor for the support and moving forward to make voting easier for New Yorkers.
Big day on @rooseveltisland yesterday! I am so excited about the economic and educational progress this island is making. Looking forward to the developments yet to come!
Excited to announce that the play street on 91st street next to Ruppert Park is now officially protected as a pedestrian plaza for generations to come! Thank you @nyc_dot, Rita Popper, and Dave Rosenstein for their hard work preserving open spaces on the upper east side.
🏛Mayoral Town Hall next Thursday, 12/7 📢 Make sure to RSVP soon, space is limited!
Happy early Thanksgiving! Making sure the residents in District 5 have a strong turkey game this year. Thanks to @nycommonpantry and @isaacscenternyc we were able to hand out 150 turkeys to our seniors! 🦃
Just cut the ribbon for Andrew Haswell Green Park ✂️The views alone were worth the wait! Thanks to @nycparks @repmaloney and Senator Liz Krueger for all their hard work!
Today the @nyccouncil passed a bill I co-sponsored that will hold landlords accountable for space they promised to make open to the public but then never did, despite receiving benefits for promising to comply. Thank you to @nyccomptroller, David Greenfield, and @mas_nyc for all their hard work to help pass this bill #POPS