Post Tagged with: "South Bronx Greenway"

Bikers help inaugurate the Randall's Island Connector.

Randall’s Island Connector opens in Port Morris

Government, Parks, Spotlight November 20, 2015 at 11:47 am 3 comments

Almost a decade after the project was announced, Randall’s Island is finally accessible to South Bronx residents via a new pathway over the Bronx Kill.

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.

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.

Hunts Point Hustle to celebrate Greenway

Hunts Point Hustle to celebrate Greenway

Environment, Jobs September 11, 2012 at 9:14 pm 0 comments

Party in the park will follow 5-k road race This year’s Hunts Point Hustle won’t be just a road race. It will be a party, too. The annual event sponsored by Sustainable South Bronx will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Hunts Point Riverside Park and endRead More

The pathway to Randall's Island will run from 132nd Street under the Amtrak trestle.

Hearing scheduled on Randall’s Island path

Parks June 6, 2012 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

In a step toward building the long-delayed pathway and bridge to Randall’s Island, the New York State Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 20, to determine the need for a public rail crossing of the railroad line near the Bronx Kill.

Residents asked for ideas on waterfront

Residents asked for ideas on waterfront

Environment, Parks May 31, 2012 at 11:32 am 0 comments

The Pratt Center for Community Development is lending a hand to the Harlem River Working Group with an online survey designed to gather feedback on its proposed redesign of the waterfront to create more public access. The survey focuses on the priorities of Mott Haven residents, and the results willRead More

FreshDirect makes new promises to Bronx

FreshDirect makes new promises to Bronx

Business, Environment, News February 14, 2012 at 11:30 am 0 comments

Responding to intense criticism from South Bronx residents and organizations over the deal to subsidize a new facility in Port Morris for FreshDirect, the online grocer has promised to seek out Bronx residents for new jobs, to expand its service to the Bronx and to build a non-polluting fleet of delivery trucks.

Mott Havenites say ‘no deal’ to FreshDirect

Mott Havenites say ‘no deal’ to FreshDirect

Business, Environment February 10, 2012 at 4:10 pm 3 comments

Arguing that huge city and state subsidies would increase air pollution and disrupt the South Bronx Greenway while bringing few benefits to South Bronx residents, Mott Haven activists asked a public hearing to scuttle the deal to create a new headquarters in Port Morris for the online grocer FreshDirect.