Post Tagged with: "Morning Glory Community Garden"

From the editor: a dysfunctional community board

From the editor: a dysfunctional community board

Government August 13, 2013 at 9:27 am 2 comments

Again and again, the too-long-entrenched leaders of Community Board 1 show they disrespect the people they are supposed to serve.

Tempers flare at Community Board 1

Tempers flare at Community Board 1

Environment, Housing February 24, 2012 at 2:25 pm 5 comments

A heated war of words erupted at Community Board 1′s February meeting as protesters shouted down a developer and a city housing official’s efforts to explain the city’s plans to construct Crossroads Plaza.

The board voted to approve the city’s request for a zoning change that would allow the three-building complex to be built at the corner of 149th Street and Southern Boulevard, but had to do so over the catcalls, jeers and sometimes profane objections of some 30 protesters who had cleared the lot of debris and turned it into the Morning Glory Garden.

City plans tall buildings on former garden site

City plans tall buildings on former garden site

Government, Housing February 17, 2012 at 1:22 pm 8 comments

The city has decided to build a massive, three-building complex at the intersection of Southern Boulevard and Union Avenue and E. 149th St., where the eviction of the Morning Glory community garden in November led to the arrest of four protesters and a journalist.

Police Council hears protest of Occupy arrests

Police Council hears protest of Occupy arrests

Police December 8, 2011 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

Heated meeting dissolves in shouting Outraged by the arrest of five people at their general assembly in Mott Haven, supporters of Occupy the Bronx took their protest to the 40th Precinct Community Council. They left frustrated. Most of the 60 or so people who jammed a small conference room atRead More

Cops break up Occupy the Bronx rally

Cops break up Occupy the Bronx rally

Environment, Government December 4, 2011 at 7:40 pm 3 comments

Police arrested five people at the Occupy the Bronx general assembly in Mott Haven Saturday, preempting the organization’s plans to hold a rally and “festival” in a community garden fenced-off by the city in mid-November. It was the first time police had moved on the borough’s arm of Occupy Wall Street since it began holding weekly meeings in October.

Gardeners occupy community board

Environment, Government, Parks November 25, 2011 at 12:53 pm 3 comments

Activists invaded Community Board 1’s office on Monday, using Occupy Wall Street tactics to protest the city’s eviction of the Morning Glory Community Garden at Southern Boulevard and Union Avenue. They demanded to speak to District Manager Cedric Loftin, and when they were told he wasn’t there refused to leave.Read More