Post Tagged with: "Harlem River"

Residents brace for waterfront development

Residents brace for waterfront development

Environment, Government August 11, 2016 at 11:41 am 2 comments

Some residents attending an Aug. 4 forum Hostos Community College to discuss the future of the Lower Concourse North waterfront site, said they’re nervous about high rise housing they fear developers will eventually build along the banks of the Harlem River in Port Morris.

Advocates irked by slow pace of Harlem River cleanup

Advocates irked by slow pace of Harlem River cleanup

Environment June 8, 2016 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Bronx residents and environmentalists are voicing frustration at the slow pace of city action on a plan to reduce sewage overflows into the Harlem River that are producing unsafe bacteria levels in the river.

Protesters walked their recreation of a FreshDirect truck at the march.

Mott Haven throng marches for environment

Environment, Government September 24, 2014 at 8:53 am 4 comments

Protesting sky-high asthma rates, air pollution and the lack of parks and gardens, about 100 demonstrators representing Mott Haven made their voices heard at the People’s Climate March last Sunday.

Group pushes for greener waterfront

Group pushes for greener waterfront

Environment March 25, 2014 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

Bronx environmentalists want to see more people on local waterways, but first they want to know what tomorrow’s Bronx, Harlem and East River shorelines should look like.

A section of shoreline is falling into the Harlem River.

Bulkhead crumbles into Harlem River

Environment December 14, 2013 at 11:53 am 2 comments

A bulkhead on the shore of the Harlem River is crumbling into the water leaving about 100 yards of state-owned waterfront unprotected from high tides and future storms.

Families get some canoeing experience in boats provided by the Minneapolis based Wilderness Inquiry.

Festival introduces Bronxites to their river

Uncategorized October 7, 2013 at 7:19 pm 1 comment

Some 400 people showed up for the Fourth annual Harlem River Festival at Roberto Clemente State Park to celebrate access to the river.

Scientist Paul Mankiewicz inspects his handiwork, a pop-up wetland at Pier 5.

River cleanup may point way to new park

Environment, Parks September 28, 2013 at 3:19 pm 3 comments

Local environmentalists hope residents will help reshape a shabby four-acre plot on the Harlem River into a beautiful and useful city park.

Advocates for more green space in the Harlem River Yards point to parks along the Bronx River like this one next door to the Fulton Fish Market as examples of the way industry and recreation can share space.industry and recreation can share space.

Residents push for greener waterfront

Environment, Parks January 25, 2013 at 8:12 pm 4 comments

Election year presents opportunities to press for policy changes, City Councilwoman Mark-Viverito tells Mott Havenites.