Advocates are excited about new access to the waterfront, but say they are frustrated with the State’s tone deafness to residents’ concerns about the upcoming highway improvement plan, referred to as the Hunts Point project, which calls for new ramps between the Sheridan and Edgewater Road.
The provision is part of a much larger bill to overhaul the city’s inefficient and largely unregulated private waste industry.
Though the issues that concerned the panelists differed in the details, their call to action was the same: elected officials should consult with communities before making critical policy decisions.
The photographers were from the latest class of students from the International Center of Photography’s program, which on July 25 marked its 20th anniversary at The Point.
Concern about the deteriorating environment and rising waters is at the heart of an art exhibit in Riverdale that features several South Bronx artists.
An array of colorful and vibrant marchers and vehicles caravanned down Lafayette Avenue for the 15th Annual Hunts Point Fish Parade on June 16, including dance troupes and about a dozen local organizations and civic groups.
Community groups and residents are urging the state to reverse its decision to place exit ramps from the Sheridan Expressway on Oak Point and Leggett avenues, as part of an ambitious revitalization plan.