Ft. Independence Park

Planter project transforms the 238th Street step street

Planter project transforms the 238th Street step street

About 15 neighbors came out on Saturday to help built a 6’X 6′ planter on the 238th Street step street, thanks to a $1000 Love Your Block grant from the Citizen’s Committee for New York. It was hard work (from what I hear!) but the result is truly astounding, and prove what magic can happen […]

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 […]

Tuesday, March 16 from 4 to 9 pm TEST BLAST at JPR

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that they will have a test BLAST at the site next to the Jerome Park Reservoir Gate House 5 on Goulden Avenue and 205th Street across from the Bronx HS of Science. Come to the park and listen to the BLASTING. 1.  ONE long whistle […]

History of the Town of King’s Bridge

Fascinating …… http://www.archive.org/stream/historyoftownofk00edsa#page/n0/mode/2up map in two pages History of the town of King..