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News / Transportation

Cut down traffic, Hunts Point teens say

By Sydney Céspedes sydney29@gmail.com Six months ago, the federal government told the city that it would spend $354 million on New York, if the city came up with a system of congestion pricing, charging cars that drive into Manhattan’s business district in an effort to cut down on traffic. To […]

Environment / News

Sewer plant will tower over park

Sewer plant will tower over park

By Daniel Allen dantallen@gmail.com This rendering from the environmental impact statement for the Hunts Point sewage treatment plant shows the towers to be built in relation to Barretto Point Park. The city’s plan to add two 13-story towers to the Hunts Point sewage treatment plant would pollute the air, increase […]

News / Parks

New worker unlocks Barretto Point Park gates

New worker unlocks Barretto Point Park gates

Photo by Rebekah Logan Children played in Barretto Point Park shortly after its opening last spring. On the first warm Thursday afternoon in April, Barretto Point Park was alive with the sounds of youngsters playing. For a change, the park wasn’t locked-up after school. Mayor Michael Bloomberg opened the park […]