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.
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 [...]
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 Bronx River Alliance, Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, Sustainable South Bronx, Rocking the Boat and The Point CDC are backing a petition campaign to persuade the state Department of Transportation to build three bridges in the vicinity of Starlight Park, as it had committed to do a decade ago.
This year’s Hunts Point Hustle won’t be just a road race. It will be a party, too. The annual event sponsored by Sustainable South Bronx will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Hunts Point Riverside Park and end with a celebration on the waterfront in Barretto Point [...]
A newly planted three-acre wetland and plans for a new food storage and distribution facility are the latest signs of change in one quickly evolving corner of Hunts Point. Hundreds of recently planted trees and shrubs now stand on the new nature preserve along the East River waterfront on the [...]