Local non-profits, government agencies and environmental activists provided hands-on activities and information on everything from paddling the Bronx River to conserving energy in your home at the second annual South Bronx Earth Fest on April 25 in St. Mary’s Park.
On the southern end of the Grand Concourse, barbed wire, car dealerships and auto parts suppliers line the road, surrounded by industrial buildings that have seen busier days. The Mott Haven waterfront is dotted with ministorage buildings, rows of school buses and piles of trash.
But this may change.
The city has a plan that could bring new life – and new investment – to the lower Concourse and Harlem River waterfront.