Car-Free Grand Concourse

Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. presents Bronx on the Move, a series of family fitness events. Power walks led by Health People, Inc., learn bike safety tips, improve your riding skills and pump up your tires at Transportation Alternatives’ bike station, dance workshops instructed by Contemporary Ballet Theatre, relay races and other games offered by Montefiore School Health, tips on healthy cooking and eating, jump rope contests, hopscotch, roller skating and other kids’ activities, and free health screenings.

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Car-Free Grand Concourse

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Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. presents Bronx on the Move, a series of family fitness events. Power walks led by Health People, Inc., learn bike safety tips, improve your riding skills and pump up your tires at Transportation Alternatives’ bike station, dance workshops instructed by Contemporary Ballet Theatre, relay races and other games offered by […]

Car-Free Grand Concourse

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Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. presents Bronx on the Move, a series of family fitness events. Power walks led by Health People, Inc., dance workshops instructed by Contemporary Ballet Theatre, relay races and other games offered by Montefiore School Health, tips on healthy cooking and eating, jump rope contests, hopscotch, roller skating and other […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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Here’s a sampling of all the stuff happening this week on the Streetsblog Calendar. You might want to take a staycation to soak it all in. Tonight: The Five Borough Bike Club’s monthly meeting features presentations on two greenways that are in the works. Howie Mann of NYMTC will talk about the Hudson River Greenway, […]

Creating Safer Streets Linking the South Bronx to Randall’s Island

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The South Bronx neighborhoods of Port Morris and Mott Haven are a stone’s throw from 480-acre Randall’s Island, but a ring of highways and industry separates residents from all that parkland. Now, the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) is working with local advocates and health researchers to create better walking and biking connections between the South Bronx and Randall’s […]

Idle Hands

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  Class-cutting school kids in Bushwick and the South Bronx, fear not. The clipboard-wielding women standing outside your school aren’t looking to bust you, they’re trying to help you breathe. As reported in last week’s New Yorker Talk of the Town: The women belong to a nonprofit group called the Asthma Free School Zone, which, […]