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Guerrilla gardeners stake out Longwood park

Guerrilla gardeners stake out Longwood park

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Explosion still hobbles NYOFCo

Explosion still hobbles NYOFCo

By Joe Hirsch news@huntspointexpress.com Six of the seven storage silos at the New York Organic Fertilizer Company on Oak Point Avenue are still out of service, after an explosion on July 21 that hurled fertilizer pellets across a parking lot. The cause of the explosion is still under investigation. The […]

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Climbing, sliding, hanging in the air

Climbing, sliding, hanging in the air

By Jeanmarie Evelly jmevelly@gmail.com Students from Middle School 424 and the Hyde Leadership Charter School on Bryant Avenue celebrated the opening of a new playground they helped design themselves. On a warm June afternoon, they clambered up rope ladders, swung from rings and climbed walls in the school yard on […]

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Hunts Point Riverside Park wins national honors

Hunts Point Riverside Park wins national honors

Down amidst the mountains of scrap metal and the forbidding fences of industry sits one of the neighborhood’s crown jewels, a cozy little park right on the Bronx River. Now that park is receiving not only visits from local residents and canoeists, but it’s getting national attention as well for […]

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‘Meet the Bronx River,’ oarsmen say

‘Meet the Bronx River,’ oarsmen say

Rocking the Boat introduces residents to their next door neighbor A family is shown the rowing ropes at a recent Community Rowing Saturday at Hunts Point Riverside Park. By Felix Quinonez Jr. Fquinon@hunter.cuny.edu Eight-year-old Ruben Ruden could hardly stand still as he told his family about his adventure on the […]

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Farms in Hunts Point? maybe so

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‘We were left out,’ Mott Haven leaders say

‘We were left out,’ Mott Haven leaders say

By Sarah Trefethen sarah.trefethen@motthavenherald.com A number of Mott Haven community leaders are complaining that they have been left out of planning the South Bronx Greenway’s future. At stake, they argue, is not only recreation but jobs.