Post Tagged with: "Port Morris"

Time running out for public to comment on contaminated development site

Time running out for public to comment on contaminated development site

Environment, Housing October 11, 2016 at 10:25 pm 0 comments

The public has until October 15 (next Saturday) to submit comments to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) about a developer’s plans to build residential towers on two brownfield sites on the Port Morris waterfront.

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.

Entrepreneur preaches web access for all

Entrepreneur preaches web access for all

Business, Economy July 10, 2016 at 9:31 am 0 comments

Port Morris startup helps low-income residents log on A Port Morris startup is looking to ensure that low-income Bronx households aren’t left behind by the area’s technology boom. Neture Inc. was founded in 2014 by Marlin Jenkins, a 42-year-old Peekskill, NY native, with a guiding hand from another local business, MetaBronx, whichRead More

Port Morris waterfront facelift begins

Port Morris waterfront facelift begins

Parks July 9, 2016 at 7:06 pm 1 comment

Elected officials on Friday announced $2 million will be allocated to creation of green space along the Harlem River in Port Morris.

By Eza Dortmund and Melissa Lagerwaard

Kicking back at the Bronx Brewery

Business May 9, 2016 at 9:56 pm 1 comment

The Bronx Brewery, which opened in Port Morris in 2014, has since expanded to offer more than a dozen craft brews at any given time in this tucked away industrial enclave. When the warm weather begins, the beer garden will be open to the public. Watch a video about the life and times ofRead More

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.

Plans afoot to green Port Morris waterfront

Plans afoot to green Port Morris waterfront

Environment, Parks July 10, 2015 at 9:09 am 0 comments

A multi-year initiative calling for new green space in Mott Haven and Port Morris, is expected to include the creation of a park on the eastern edge of 132nd Street, and another a few blocks away.

Tech startup will call Port Morris home

Tech startup will call Port Morris home

Business, Jobs April 3, 2015 at 3:39 pm 3 comments

Doran Jones, a new IT company that will partner with Per Scholas, is set to open in May, bringing 150 new jobs to Port Morris.