The goal of “Art Sustains” was to work toward recognition of Hunts Point as a cultural district.
Sustainable South Bronx has received a $200,000 grant to create a program to boost recycling in apartment buildings in the area. The environmental non-profit on Lafayette Avenue is looking to help turn things around in the neighborhood, which rates dead last in recycling in the city. The group will work [...]
Starlight Park opens to tenth annual running of Bronx River event Only one team won the Bronx River Flotilla’s first ever Starlight 5K Canoe Challenge—a team calling itself In the Woods, which finished the canoe race in 55 minutes—but they weren’t the only ones able to celebrate the annual event. [...]
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 [...]
Hunts Point Riverside Park will be the site of a free tree giveaway on Sunday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to noon. Sustainable South Bronx is partnering with the New York Restoration Project and the MillionTreesNYC initiative to make the trees available to anyone who agrees to three conditions: To [...]
The city’s Department of Environmental Protection hopes four devices it has installed on the banks of the Bronx River will intercept harmful trash and debris before the muck flows into the waterway. The underground devices have been installed at four Bronx locations: Soundview Park and West Farms Road near Hunts [...]