Sign Petition for Safety at Fort Independence St. Intersections

Crossing Ft. Independence Street in Kingsbridge Heights is dangerous for everyone — kids, adults, and drivers. There are no crosswalks in 2 essential areas. Time for the city act. If you haven’t yet, please sign this petition and share link with neighbors. We want the city’s Department of Transportation to act ASAP. Thanks!  

New buyer on Giles Place?

Not too long ago, the Riverdale Press published this article, about a realtor’s inability to find a buyer for 3329-33 Giles Place, likely due to continuing roadblocks to the proposed construction of a multi-story building there. But has John Gatan found a buyer? Riverdale Press article.

Want to know more about the City’s new zoning proposals?

The city is proposing some major changes to zoning requirements, and Community Board 8 is holding hearings on those changes this month. At this link, you can find out all the details about what the City is proposing. Thanks to ANHD for putting together the info. (Again, corrected link: http://www.anhd.org/?p=7225) Community Board 8 will hold […]

Identify Stormwater Runoff Problems

Dear Friends, How does large rain storms impact your property? This weekend’s rains promise a great opportunity to focus on these impacts. The survey is a series of questions to help you tell us what, where, when, etc. of runoff in the neighborhoods. We are exploring the impacts of storm water in our local communities: […]

Walk around the Reservoir Postponed

This weekend’s event has been postponed due to inclement weather. The DEP just issued the following press release: GUIDED TOURS AND LIMITED ACCESS RECREATION AT JEROME PARK RESERVOIR POSTPONED DUE TO THE THREAT OF INCLEMENT WEATHER The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that due to the potential for inclement weather […]

May 2015 NYT article on Croton filtration plant

In this article, the Times reminds us that the plant, as we predicted, ended up costing more than 3 times what the DEP said it would cost. The Times says of those of us who opposed it, “They saw themselves as being deprived of acres of parkland.” This seems an odd turn of phrase; it […]

Daffodil Planting Success!

Daffodil Planting Success!

Mary Forrester, Kristin Hart, Munira Alden, Taina and Izea 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 […]