Post Tagged with: "The Point CDC"

Kellie Terry-Sepulveda of The Point CDC, protesting the mayor's waste-to-energy plans in Manhattan on April 9th. Photo by Adi Talwar/City Limits

Protesters oppose incinerator plans

Environment, Health April 12, 2012 at 8:45 pm 0 comments

Advocates say trash would be burned in poor neighborhoods Bronx community groups took to the streets of Manhattan on April 9th to protest Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plans to test new garbage disposal technology they fear will end up hurting the South Bronx. Representatives from The Point CDC, Nos Quedamos, YouthRead More

'”Reflections,” created by artists How and Nosm, occupies a second-floor bedroom at the Andrew Freedman Home. Photo by Marisol Diaz/courtesy of The Riverdale Press

New exhibition celebrates the Bronx

Art, Education April 6, 2012 at 7:48 am 1 comment

Works by 32 artists show borough’s many sides at Freedman House Once known as the “home for poor millionaires,” an elegant mansion on the Grand Concourse has burst to glittering life as the home of a new art exhibit featuring 32 artists whose work meditates on the Bronx’s past andRead More

Hunts Point artists share ‘outsider’ theme

Hunts Point artists share ‘outsider’ theme

Art October 11, 2011 at 8:58 am 0 comments

An exhibition at Mott Haven’s BronxArtSpace gallery in August showed off the work of four local artists who have used different art forms to transcend stereotypes about people with disabilities. Jose Rivera grew up an orphan on the streets of San Juan. At the age of 14 he enrolled at Read More

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

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

Neighborhood voices: Urban farming NYC

Environment, Parks September 18, 2009 at 9:06 am 1 comment

Check out this video about the growing movement in the South Bronx and beyond! Featured in the video are The Point CDC, Bissel Gardens, Friends of Brook Park, Part of the Solution, Brotherhood / Sister Sol, slides courtesy of the Majora Carter Group, Bascom Catering, and more!

South Bronx Greenway will open waterfront

South Bronx Greenway will open waterfront

Politics April 12, 2009 at 9:06 am 0 comments

A plan to build a recreational trail connecting a series of parks on the East River waterfront has gotten a major boost from the economic downturn. Federal stimulus money will be used to build the South Bronx Greenway and open it to the public within three years, Mayor Michael BloombergRead More