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 […]

Musical events at Manhattan College

All music lovers welcome at the following events (I think they are all free). Tonight! (Monday, 2 May) 8pm Instrumental Solo & Ensemble Concert & introducing The Concert Band in their inaugural performance Chapel of De La Salle ————————— Wednesday May 4 7:30pm An Evening of Music from the Stage with performances from opera and […]

Our Nabe in the News

The Riverdale Press has published a few interesting articles recently about our neighborhood. Check these out on their website (or get yourself a subscription!) Sholem Aleichem in Poor Condition Adam Wisnieski of the Riverdale Press wrote about housing code violations at Sholem Aleichem, 3451 Giles Place, the large complex of apartments at the intersection of Giles […]


We have listed upcoming events in our neighborhood or of interest to it. If you have events you’d like us to add, email margaretbx@gmail.com.

Save the Date: Monday, April 4th

The Land Use Committee expects the Jackson Development Group to appear at their Monday, April 4th meeting at 7:30 p.m. Jackson is proposing to build a 93 unit building on a now-vacant lot on Cannon Place that goes through to the rock on Ft. Independence. They had planned to come to the March meeting, but […]


Dear FIPNA members, The Community Board 8 Land Use committee will consider the following development plans: ON CANNON PLACE: Jackson Development Group is proposing a city-funded, 93-unit, 7-story building on the Cannon Place side of the rocky through lots just south of 238th (last year’s “Urban Pathways” lot and the small lot just north of […]