Advocates, who for over a decade have fought to replace the highway, with housing, businesses, parks and easy access to the Bronx River, are happy with some parts of a new city plan, but not with others.
Candidate says he’s in a long line of South Bronx Puerto Rican activists City Council hopeful Julio Pabón invoked the memory of Bronx Puerto Rican activists of the past as he officially announced his candidacy at a May 21 press conference at the in Father Gigante Square next to the [...]
Ex-Councilman would increase community policing, support parents Democratic mayoral candidate Sal Albanese is not one to toe the party line as a means of winning an election. First elected to the City Council to represent Bay Ridge in 1982, Albanese is looking to use his record as an independently-minded populist [...]
City asks residents to help imagine a remake City officials told Community Board 2 at an April meeting that Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square will soon undergo a major facelift, and they want local residents to share their ideas of what the revamped space could look like. The tiny square, [...]
It was standing room only on a Saturday afternoon in March at a Melrose church known for its social activism streak, where residents came, hoping to hear the city’s mayoral candidates explain their positions on the issues. There was only one problem: The three candidates considered frontrunners in next November’s [...]
Early recommendations include ramps to industrial area The city is weighing plans “to make transformative change” in the vicinity of the Sheridan Expressway, while maintaining the highway’s connections to the Cross Bronx and Bruckner expressways, a representative of the Department of City Planning told residents, business owners, elected officials and [...]