Jobs / Politics
By Joseph Gallagher firstname.lastname@example.org Some of the federal stimulus money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will save or create jobs in Hunts Point, but obtaining those funds was difficult, and some of the projects they will pay for are behind schedule.
Art / Environment
In-depth conversations between residents and designers aimed to create excitement about the South Bronx Greenway. What arose from these conversations, were “amazing political discussions,” that used the design process as a sounding board for larger social issues.
Art / Business
By Stephanie Gooch email@example.com By next spring, the Bronx River will meander along the walls of a grim industrial site on Edgewater Road, beside Hunts Point Riverside Park. Painted by artists commissioned by The Point CDC, the river will be rendered in a mural that traces its course from Westchester [...]
Art / Crime / Education / Health / Housing / Jobs / News / Parks / Transportation
By Sarah Trefethen firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
By Megan Sperry email@example.com On an overcast spring Saturday, the threat of rain couldn’t keep people from gathering in Hunts Point Riverside Park, where they listened to music, boarded boats for free rides sponsored by Rocking the Boat, picnicked and enjoyed one another’s company. It was just what the people [...]
Environment / News / Parks
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 Bloomberg [...]
By Christina Davis firstname.lastname@example.org Nearly every day, a group of old friends meet on the East River waterfront to fish and crack some jokes. Their gathering spot is next to a derelict building once used by the Department of Sanitation to transfer garbage to barges, but it offers stunning views [...]