Time for Mr. Tenenbaum to Put 3344 Giles on the market!

Giles Place residents have long been concerned about the vacant house right at the intersection of Cannon Place. Staff at the Kingsbridge Heights Rehab Center (KHRCC) park their cars there, but the house sits empty. Today, Fort Independence Park Neighborhood Association wrote to the owners of the vacant house — CG Limited Partners, a corporation […]

Progress at Bailey Place Greenstreet

Progress at Bailey Place Greenstreet

Bob Drake, who’s been monitoring the construction closely, sent this recent photo of the project. You can see the new walkway on the left, and Bob reports that the trough runs all the way to the top.  

Immense diversity of plants in Van Cortlandt Park, Professor Finds

The latest Lehman College magazine includes an article on Professor Jack Henning’s research on plant life in Van Cortlandt Park – “Four Year Survey of Plants In Van Cortlandt”    

Wondering about impact of new Riverdale Crossing Mall?

The Community Board 8 Traffic and Transportation Committee will hold a meeting about the development on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. in the Manhattan College Engineering Building, on Corlear Avenue and 238th Street. At this website, you can see some drawings and layouts of the mall, which is already under construction. http://www.riverdale-crossing.com/ This […]

KHCC hosts Citizenship Workshop 3/21

KHCC hosts Citizenship Workshop 3/21

Join a CSA!

Join a CSA!

As winter turns to spring, its time to consider joining a CSA. There are two in our area of the bronx: The Van Cortlandt CSA, and the Norwood Food Coop. Basically, you pay (in cash or food stamps) early in the year to a coop, and buy a share of what the farmer produces. Every […]

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

Celebrate 125 years of Bronx Parks!

FIPNA member Dart Westphal chairs the committee to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Bronx’s crown jewel, its parks. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/bronx-parks-system-created-new-york-city-chartered-article-1.1238312

Dinowitz Introduces City Council Candidate

Assemblyman Dinowitz is hosting town hall meetings at Senior Centers this week, and bringing Community Board 8 member and City Council Candidate Andrew Cohen with him. Feel free to report back to FIPNA.org if you attend one of these events: Announcement of meetings

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