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 […]

Historic District Council names FIPNA area for preservation

Historic District Council names Port Morris Gantries and Van Cortlandt Village for preservation Powerful advocacy group recognizes two Bronx sites BY DANIEL BEEKMAN / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Friday, January 13 2012 Two remarkable but unheralded Bronx sites could be remembered, restored and reborn thanks to recognition from a powerful advocacy group. The Historic District Council […]

Riverdale Press Point of View: A road to nowhere

December 29, 2011 | 1 comment POINT OF VIEW A road to nowhere By Kristin Hart Ladies and gentlemen of the Bronx, we’ve been had. When I moved with my family to Van Cortlandt Village years ago, innocent of local politics, one of the first things I did was look for the Croton Aqueduct Trail, the 1840s […]

FIPNA wins $1000 Love Your Block grant for Spring

FIPNA has been awarded another Love Your Block grant from the Citizens’ Committee of New York for a volunteer-driven project to beautify our neighborhood. Last year, we removed the asphalt from around Shalom Alecheim (a Herculean effort!) and planted a beautiful garden, which continues to thrive. This year, we are going to beautify and landscape […]