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Op-ed: When it comes to environmental justice, communities know best

Op-ed: When it comes to environmental justice, communities know best

Environment, Parks February 22, 2016 at 10:15 pm 3 comments

A prominent Mott Haven environmentalist says the City Council has the right idea as it considers bills to begin reversing generations of environmental injustice in the South Bronx, but lawmakers must include communities in the decision-making process.

Brook Park reaps year-end harvest

Brook Park reaps year-end harvest

Environment, Parks, Spotlight November 28, 2015 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

Each year, Brook Park Community Garden enlists neighborhood youths to learn about urban gardening and grow their own produce.

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.

Group discusses future of waterfront

Group discusses future of waterfront

Economy, Environment August 2, 2012 at 10:42 am 1 comment

Mott Haven residents and activists met in July to consider ways to revive the local waterfront in ways that would echo initiatives already realized along the banks of the Bronx River farther east.

FreshDirect protesters take their beef to Manhattan

FreshDirect protesters take their beef to Manhattan

Opponents of company’s move to Mott Haven seek broad support for boycott Over a dozen South Bronx activists took their protest against FreshDirect to the Upper West Side on March 21st, urging Manhattanites to join them in a citywide boycott of the online grocer. 

City approves FreshDirect subsidies

City approves FreshDirect subsidies

Business, Environment, News February 14, 2012 at 5:15 pm 3 comments

The city’s Industrial Development Agency voted overwhelmingly on Feb. 14 in favor of subsidies that will bring the food delivery company FreshDirect to Port Morris, as about a dozen South Bronx residents sat and fumed that the agreement was rammed through without sufficient public input.

Old ferry stations seek protected status

Old ferry stations seek protected status

Parks January 21, 2012 at 1:42 pm 1 comment

Two advocacy organizations have teamed up in an effort to create recreational space on the East River in the shadow of towering cranes that are a survival of the time when ferries carried passengers to the islands off the Bronx mainland.

From the editor: Reclaim the Harlem River

From the editor: Reclaim the Harlem River

Environment, Parks December 21, 2011 at 9:26 am 1 comment

A federal pledge to help revive the Harlem River gives new hope for the creation of a Harlem River Greenway, providing parks and recreational opportunities on a long-neglected stretch of shore.