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Map prepared by the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance. The black dot indicates Metropolitan Transfer Station in Hunts Point. The gray shadings indicate Metropolitan's customers across the city. The red dots show the locations of the city's other active transfer stations. So then, this is pg 2, I suppose, if it's still going to be visible enough for the detail to be seen even when it's resized to fit with the editorial.

From the editor: Bring less garbage to the South Bronx

Environment, Government January 3, 2017 at 7:53 am 0 comments

Just how Intro 495, a proposed law that would cap the amount of garbage that can be dumped on the South Bronx, North Brooklyn and Southern Queens, went from near-certain passage to imminent defeat offers a text book example of the city’s backroom politics.

Bronxites to city: Slash our trash

Bronxites to city: Slash our trash

Environment, Government January 2, 2017 at 10:44 am 1 comment

Fearing that years of effort to limit the amount of garbage trucked into Hunts Point and Port Morris was about to be lost some 70 local and environmental activists rallied at Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s District office to urge him to get behind legislation to share the burden of waste disposal.

Local entrepreneur looks to preserve a piece of Mott Haven’s past

Local entrepreneur looks to preserve a piece of Mott Haven’s past

Housing December 30, 2016 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

Capitalizing on a wave of tourism in the South Bronx, Brooks plans to turn his three-story, brick neo-Grec townhouse, which was built in 1889, into a “Decorator’s Show House” next summer, so people can get a sense of the area’s rich history.

Teenager makes her mark on Community Board 1

Teenager makes her mark on Community Board 1

Government December 13, 2016 at 2:01 pm 1 comment

The Jackson Houses resident was one of the first New Yorkers to be appointed as part of Mayor de Blasio’s promise to recruit young people for the city’s community boards.

Boutique brings Madison Avenue ‘frisson’ to gritty Port Morris

Boutique brings Madison Avenue ‘frisson’ to gritty Port Morris

Business, Economy December 9, 2016 at 3:09 pm 0 comments

Most of the pieces in the store, which can range from $200 to $1000, were created by Bronx designers.

City’s plan for Lower Concourse draws fire

City’s plan for Lower Concourse draws fire

Environment, Jobs December 9, 2016 at 9:08 am 1 comment

A massive development project coming to the Grand Concourse could have a significant adverse impact on the area if it proceeds as it’s now envisioned, according to an environmental consultant for the city.

Residents Weigh In On $30 Million St. Mary’s Park Improvements

Residents Weigh In On $30 Million St. Mary’s Park Improvements

Parks December 3, 2016 at 3:17 pm 0 comments

Well over a hundred residents packed into Betances Community Center on Nov. 29 to weigh in on how to spend $30 million in promised capital funding from the city to upgrade St. Mary’s Park.

Last Bronx bookstore sets to close

Last Bronx bookstore sets to close

Business, Culture December 3, 2016 at 12:35 pm 1 comment

The borough’s last remaining bookstore – a Barnes and Noble in Bay Plaza – will close on December 31st, the company has announced, saying it can no longer pay the rising rent. It will be replaced by a Saks 5th Avenue. “Everyone’s upset,” said a cashier from behind a signRead More