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Bronx organizers propose alternative rezoning plan

Bronx organizers propose alternative rezoning plan

Housing October 12, 2016 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

South Bronx community organizers opposing the city’s Jerome Avenue rezoning plan unveiled their own counter-proposal that would seek to get the community involved in the area’s future.

Port Morris celebrates the Harlem River

Port Morris celebrates the Harlem River

Environment July 19, 2016 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

Last Saturday there were signs of life along the usually desolate Lincoln Avenue waterfront, as residents came to enjoy the open space and cool breezes at the 2nd annual Mott Haven-Port Morris Waterfront Celebration. They demanded the city consider public recreational access as a key part of future development plans.

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.

Port Morris Distillery sides with community over FreshDirect

Port Morris Distillery sides with community over FreshDirect

Business, Government September 28, 2015 at 7:12 pm 4 comments

After briefly collaborating with FreshDirect to distribute its unique Puerto Rican liquor, The Port Morris Distillery has changed its mind and decided that the first order of Pitorro moonshine it sends the company will be the last.

The New York Power Authority's two smokestacks on E. 132nd Street in Port Morris.

Activists urge state to close power plant

Environment September 28, 2015 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

Environmental activists are trying to stop a Port Morris power plant from obtaining a renewal for its permit to operate, arguing that the company’s emissions violate state standards and contribute to the area’s famously poor air quality.

Anxiety rises over waterfront redevelopment

Anxiety rises over waterfront redevelopment

Housing, Jobs September 22, 2015 at 9:49 am 3 comments

Residents sounded off on plans to redevelop the Special Harlem River Waterfront District, demanding more information about how many jobs and affordable housing units the proposal would generate for the neighborhood.

Storage facilities and warehouses on the Lower Concourse will be demolished to make way for housing, retail and recreation.

Residents prepare for big changes on the waterfront

Economy, Housing April 2, 2015 at 1:57 pm 5 comments

While city officials and developers alike are bullish on Mott Haven, residents and activists worry that several ambitious development projects to transform the neighborhood risk creating a community of haves and have-nots.

Employees, opponents collide over FreshDirect

Employees, opponents collide over FreshDirect

Environment, Government November 18, 2014 at 9:40 pm 4 comments

Some 100 Mott Haven residents locked horns with about as many FreshDirect employees on Nov. 17, at a contentious public hearing on the state’s plans to subsidize the online grocer’s proposed move to the Port Morris waterfront.