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As Community Board 8 members considered proposed changes to the Special Natural Area District that encompasses a good portion of its territory, one desire kept coming up: Split the Bronx from Staten Island, and develop two unique sets of rules for the two unique areas. more
The one thing leaders of Community Board 8 wanted more than anything else was to get the  Special Natural Area District that has defined this part of the Bronx for more than 40 years separated from the Special Natural Area District that has defined Staten Island. more
First it was bicycle lanes sandwiching Broadway along Van Cortlandt Park. Now, if the city’s transportation department gets its way, it could be bus lanes just a mile or so south in Marble Hill. more
The city’s transportation department is eyeing three sites within the boundaries of Community Board 8 for installation of curbside electric vehicle charging stations. But such a proposal has had an icy reception from CB8’s traffic and transportation committee, putting discussion on hold. more
Staten Island political leaders and decision makers seemed to celebrate the city planning commission backing down on proposed changes to the Special Natural Area District on Monday. But those feelings couldn't be shared in the Bronx — it appears the massive overhaul to the environmental greenbelt project will move forward here.  more
Andrew Cohen has been looking toward the future for a long time. Whether it’s a future that turns him into Judge Andrew Cohen or Bronx borough president Andrew Cohen, it’s been clear for quite a while now that he’s more than ready to move on from Councilman Andrew Cohen. more
Ekawa Holistic Medicine wanted to bring a substance abuse treatment center to Kingsbridge. The neighborhood could use it, they argued. The Riverdale-Kingsbridge community has a high rate of fatal opioid overdoses, according to the city’s health department. more
Ekawa Holistic Medicine is calling it quits on its proposed substance abuse treatment facility at 5622 Broadway. more
If its demolition work on the Spuyten Duyvil site of Villa Rosa Bonheur is any indication, Timber Equities is a developer that likes to leap before it looks. more
As weather and nature continue to decimate what’s left of the Villa Rosa Bonheur apartment building in Spuyten Duyvil, people who enjoy a small park near Manhattan College less than two miles away have their own fight they’re arming themselves for. more
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