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In the New York Times: Should the Putnam Trail be paved?

In the New York Times: Should the Putnam Trail be paved?

Yesterday’s New York Times explored the debate over whether or not to pave the Putnam Trail. …Battle lines have been drawn, and arguments amassed, on both sides of a plan to pave and widen the path, known as the Putnam Trail in Van Cortlandt Park. On one side are bicyclists and advocates for the disabled who […]

A car jumped the bollards on the median on Tuesday, just before 5:30 p.m. Photo: Jordan Moss

New Median may not be adding to safety

I’ve been concerned about the new median installed in front of Food Dynasty since it was installed, but Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. when I saw this car perched on top of the bollards, I decided it was time to write about it. Having a median in the middle of this large, busy, multi-directional intersection seems […]

Free Flu Shot on Thursday!!

Bronx Community Board 8 2/21 | 11:30 – 2:30 pm 5676 Riverdale Avenue, Room 100 Bronx, New York 10471 District Manager: Nicole Stent Board Chair: Robert Fanuzzi 718-884-3959

New York Times features Van Cortlandt Village and FIPNA

New York Times features Van Cortlandt Village and FIPNA

Check out the New York Times’s February 17 “Living In” feature about Van Cortlandt Village–  “Affordability and Pride of Place.” They last featured our community in 2007 but like to revisit the most interesting neighborhoods.  

New York Times: Bloomberg’s “affordable” apartments are not actually affordable for their communities

Last week, the NYTimes ran a story– “Some ‘affordable’ units too costly” February 13– affirming what we have been saying for years: that the subsidized units financed under Bloomberg’s New Housing Marketplace do not actually serve the housing needs of the communities (largely in the Bronx) where they are being built. HPD is using a “median income” […]

Speak Up is Saturday, Feb 23 Lehman College

19th ANNUAL BRONX PARKS SPEAK UP DATE: Saturday, February 23, 2013 TIME: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Registration, Refreshments, and Networking begins at 11:00) PLACE: Lehman College, Faculty Dining Rm (Bx10 or Bx26 bus, D or 4 train to Bedford Pk. Blvd.) The theme of Speak Up 2013 is History, Parks & Culture: Using Open […]

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