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Historic Districts Council Walking Tour a Big Success

Historic Districts Council Walking Tour a Big Success

Last Sunday, Historic Districts Council sponsored a walking tour of the new “Fort Independence Historic District” as part of its Six to Celebrate program, which celebrates NYC neighborhoods most in need of preservation.About 30 preservation enthusiasts from around the city (and the neigbhorhood) joined the two-hour tour, which was led by architecture historian Anthony Robins, […]

Welcome to the Bronx

Yet another heavily subsidized deal to bring low-wage jobs, truck traffic to the Bronx

In yet another massive tax giveaway, the city and state have pledged $130 million in tax breaks, tax credits, and capital investments to get Fresh Direct to build its new headquarters in the South Bronx– where, not incidentally, they have so far refused to deliver– instead of New Jersey. This deal will plunk a truck-clogged […]

Christmas Lessons and Carols

An invitation to another Christmas concert . . . A Festival of Lessons & Carols Our campus candlelight Christmas celebration is Sunday, 4 December at 4:30pm in the Chapel of De La Salle & His Brothers Manhattan College, 4513 Manhattan College Parkway followed by the  Lighting of the Campus Christmas Tree on the Quad with […]

Christmas Concert on Sunday

This will be a lovely, short, concert, to raise money for the Church’s organ, which needs to be replaced. “Christmas Illuminations” A Benefit Concert for the Organ Fund of the Visitation Church The Artists: Everett Suttle, Tenor Becilia Wong, Organ Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Church of the Visitation 160 Van Cortlandt Park […]

Hey Neighbor, CAN YOU BE THERE?

There are two important events happening next week — two opportunities for us to prevent over-development of our neighborhood. Please try to make it to one or both of these important events.    Tuesday, June 14, 10 a.m., 40 Rector Street in Manhattan. The Board of Standards and Appeals will be holding what may be […]

Jackson denudes hillside; City calls a halt

Jackson denudes hillside; City calls a halt

Jackson Development said at the last Land Use Committee meeting that they wouldn’t have complete drawings available for 3 months, yet over the last few weeks they’ve killed most of the trees on the lot, and begun moving earth. At first, neighbors assumed they were doing just enough to do test borings on this difficult […]

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