Post Tagged with: "Sustainable South Bronx"

From the editor: Hands off Harlem River parkland

From the editor: Hands off Harlem River parkland

Environment May 1, 2017 at 5:51 pm 1 comment

The city does need new housing, but in his thirst to reach his goal of 200,000 affordable apartments our mayor appears to be blind to the value of human scale, open space and community character.

New allies join FreshDirect foes

New allies join FreshDirect foes

Business, Environment March 28, 2013 at 8:13 am 4 comments

Sustainable South Bronx, Greenworker Cooperatives and the Bronx Council on Environmental Quality have joined the opposition to FreshDirect’s move to the Harlem River Yards.

South Bronx celebrates Earth Day in the rain

South Bronx celebrates Earth Day in the rain

Environment, Health, Parks May 5, 2011 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Hundreds streamed into St. Mary’s Park for the fourth annual South Bronx Earth Fest on April 16 for music, dancing and educational events, but one thing was clear: the environment was center stage. Green-themed games abounded, such as a Butterfly Project table, where kids crawled around while learning about butterflyRead More

In the news, July 12-18

Business, Government July 12, 2010 at 7:06 am 0 comments

A new initiative hopes to bring the Bronx into the Internet age, providing high speed Internet access to 400,000 households in the borough. The Bronx lags the other boroughs in broadband access to the web, and poor neighborhoods lag wealthier ones. Only 58 percent of Bronx residents have a computerRead More

In the news, June 13-20

In the news, June 13-20

Business, Police June 17, 2010 at 1:05 pm 0 comments

Friends of Brook Park is looking for volunteers to check on the new street trees it has planted in Mott Haven and Port Morris. Hip-hop and Afro-Latin dance are on the agenda of St. Mary’s Park, with performances on June 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. and a family dayRead More

Earth Fest reaches out with music and games

Earth Fest reaches out with music and games

Art, Environment, Health, Parks, Politics May 12, 2010 at 12:18 pm 0 comments

The Bronx throws a party for Earth Day’s 40th birthday Legendary emcee Grandmaster Caz has been packing parties in the South Bronx since 1974, but none quite like the one at St. Mary’s Park in Mott Haven for this year’s Earth Day on April 24. .   Soundslide by NickRead More

Grant promises unemployed 300 'green jobs'

Education, Environment, Jobs January 29, 2010 at 3:44 pm 1 comment

The recipient of a $4 million federal grant is promising that 300 unemployed residents of Hunts Point, Longwood, Mott Haven, Melrose and Port Morris will find jobs under a new training program for “green” jobs. The Consortium for Worker Education will use the money to establish a Center for EnvironmentalRead More

Federal stimulus funds will open Randall’s Island to Bronxites

Federal stimulus funds will open Randall’s Island to Bronxites

Government May 26, 2009 at 3:45 pm 1 comment

But a controversial proposal could keep playing fields off-limits By Lindsay Lazarski [email protected] Elected officials and the Parks Department describe Randall’s Island as an invaluable resource, and boast that its waterfront pathways provide scenic views and “increased access” to recreation “for the neighboring communities of East Harlem and the SouthRead More