Post Tagged with: "Sustainable South Bronx"

Health / Parks

Hunts Point hustles for its health

Runners and walkers set off from Hunts Point Riverside Park on their three-mile jaunt. on Sept. 27

The eighth annual Hunts Point Hustle took place on Sept. 27, starting in Hunts Point Riverside Park and ending three miles later in Barretto Point Park.


Hunts Point groups join historic climate march

Bronx environmental justice marchers and cyclists practice a moment of yoga breathing to start the historic day.

Dozens of Hunts Point residents marched with nearly 400,000 demonstrators in the People’s Climate March in Manhattan, calling on world leaders to make drastic policy changes.


BankNote Building changes ownership

The landmark BankNote Building, which occupies a full city block in Hunts Point, has been sold.

The BankNote Building will change hands just in time for the anticipated arrival of a new major tenant, the city’s Human Resources Administration.

Business / Environment

Environmental group receives green energy contract

Sustainable South Bronx is one of five community-based organizations around the city that will receive two-year contracts with the state to engage local homeowners and businesses in energy-saving strategies.


11th Annual Fish Parade highlights youth

PS 48's marching band at the 11th annual Fish Parade.

The 11th annual Hunts Point Fish Parade made its way through the streets of the peninsula to Barretto Point Park, kicking off summer on the peninsula.

Education / Environment

Hunts Point gets a gift for Earth Day

Kayla Davis puts the finishing touches on her hand-painted Earth Day sign for the Hunts Point Recreational Community Garden on April 26.

Volunteers, community organizations and the parks department teamed up on Earth Day to clean up community gardens, mulch area parks and repair tree guards.

Environment / Jobs

Waterfront plan awaits HUD approval

Plans for a revitalized Hunts Point waterfront would include increased public access to the East and Bronx rivers.

Over 60 residents and business owners from Hunts Point and Longwood joined a group of planners to tell federal officials and a panel of experts why investing in the waterfront would benefit the neighborhood and the city.


Mm-mm-good! Cooking contest draws raves

A participant in the Hunts Point Slam Bake found the shrimp A-OK.

Delicious aromas filled the third floor showroom of the BankNote building on March 19 as 13 local restaurants, schools and organizations competed at the First Annual Hunts Point Slam Bake.


Designing to survive a super storm

A map shows the risk of rising waters to the Hunts Point waterfront.

Hunts Point dodged a bullet when Hurricane Sandy came ashore. Next time, the peninsula might not be so lucky.