Environment

Neighborhood voices: Urban farming NYC

Environment, Parks September 18, 2009 at 9:06 am 1 comment

Check out this video about the growing movement in the South Bronx and beyond! Featured in the video are The Point CDC, Bissel Gardens, Friends of Brook Park, Part of the Solution, Brotherhood / Sister Sol, slides courtesy of the Majora Carter Group, Bascom Catering, and more!

Bronx River Alliance to honor Herald editor

Bronx River Alliance to honor Herald editor

Environment August 27, 2009 at 5:26 am 0 comments

The Bronx River Alliance will honor the editor of the Mott Haven Herald at its annual benefit at Hunts Point Riverside Park on Thursday, Sept. 24. The award will recognize Bernard L. Stein’s work as a journalist and teacher at the Herald and its sister newspaper The Hunts Point Express,Read More

Port Morris wasteland dreams of green

Port Morris wasteland dreams of green

Environment, Parks, Politics July 20, 2009 at 5:31 pm 5 comments

The industrial area at the borough’s southernmost tip is a place of trucks, factories and fumes, with little to offer humans who travel by foot or by bike, or want to sit a spell. But the proposed South Bronx Greenway could bring tree-lined paths and waterfront parks to Port Morris’ lifeless streets.

Whose South Bronx Greenway is it anyway?

Whose South Bronx Greenway is it anyway?

Environment, Parks, Politics July 20, 2009 at 5:29 pm 1 comment

A number of Mott Haven community leaders are complaining that they have been left out of planning the South Bronx Greenway’s future.

At stake, they argue, is not only recreation but jobs.

Trees talk on the Grand Concourse

Trees talk on the Grand Concourse

Art, Environment July 20, 2009 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

By Jeanmarie Evelly [email protected] The Grand Concourse, the iconic boulevard that stretches along four miles of the Bronx, has 100 years of stories to tell. This summer and fall, Bronx residents are lending their voices to share those stories—through the trees that line the street’s parks and sidewalks. The TreeRead More

Earthfest ’09

Environment April 28, 2009 at 10:30 pm 0 comments

Local non-profits, government agencies and environmental activists provided hands-on activities and information on everything from paddling the Bronx River to conserving energy in your home at the second annual South Bronx Earth Fest on April 25 in St. Mary’s Park.