Daffodil Planting Success!

Daffodil Planting Success!

Mary Forrester, Kristin Hart, Munira Alden, Taina and Isaiah Marrero, and Margaret Groarke planted 100 daffodil bulbs at the ! Bailey Place Triangle last weekend — and it only took us one hour! (Proving once again that many hands make light work). Look for the daffodils to come up in the spring! You can lend […]

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Planting Daffodils on Sunday, October 19th!

Hello, everyone! Dart, Mary, Caleb and I had a great time cutting grass, picking garbage, planting and talking to neighbors on Monday, October 13 at the Bailey Place Triangle. Although you may not see them now, we planted about 30 lovely wildflowering plants which will grow to be large (most of them 3 feet by […]

FIPNA to participate in a roundtable discussion of Affordable Housing/Historic Preservation at HDC

FIPNA to participate in a roundtable discussion of Affordable Housing/Historic Preservation at HDC

The affordable housing crisis in New York has impacted the entire city. As activists concerned with maintaining and nourishing NYC’s diverse neighborhoods, we ask you to join us in taking back this important public conversation about affordable housing and neighborhood preservation from the real estate lobbyists. AFFORDABLE HOUSING / HISTORIC PRESERVATION: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION Tuesday, […]

3344 Giles Place for Sale!!

3344 Giles Place for Sale!!

In January, we called for Mr. Tenenbaum to put this large, beautiful, vacant brick house on the market. As my mother would say, great minds think alike, because Mr. Tenenbaum put it on the market while our letter was still in the mail to him. The house is listed with Trebach Realty. http://trebachrealty.com/listingsHouseDetail.asp?lid=341 A  number of […]

Op-Ed: De Blasio’s housing plan is flawed

Kristin Hart wrote this opinion piece, which ran in the May 22nd issue of the Riverdale Press. What are your thoughts on the Mayor’s housing plan? http://bit.ly/SpIFku

NYCHA parking spaces available to rent!

NYCHA parking spaces available to rent!

  In an effort to relieve the parking in the Kingsbridge Heights area, Bronx Community Board 8 has learned that there is available a limited number of parking spaces at both the NYCHA Ft. Independence and Bailey Avenue -West 193rd Street developments for non-NYCHA residents and the community.  Parking is on a first come, first served basis. The application, rules and requirements for “new” applicants are available on […]

Van Cortlandt Village Jane's Walk: May 3 at 2pm

Van Cortlandt Village Jane’s Walk: May 3 at 2pm

The Municipal Arts Society is sponsoring a Jane’s Walk in Van Cortlandt Village, led by Bronx Historian Lloyd Ulton. Should be interesting! Van Cortlandt Village: From Revolutionary Battle Site to Urban Oasis Date: May 3, 2014 Time: 02:00 PM Borough: Bronx Meeting Place: Corner of Sedgwick Ave & Dickenson Ave, at the BX1 BX2 BX10 bus stop. Walk Host: Professor […]

A survivor from the Revolutionary War

A survivor from the Revolutionary War

Recently, we received a great email from someone with great memories of a childhood spent on Cannon Place:  The area is particularly dear to me as my grandparents lived there and I often stayed at their house on Cannon Place. Unfortunately, the house and its neighbor, both beautiful Georgian revival structures built by an architect named […]

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