Weekly Link Round Up


The weekly link roundup is a collection of links related to Newburgh, revitalization, urban planning and anything else that might inspire change or create dialogue. Photo by NR flickr pool user Jillian Elder, Victory Designs.

In Pursuit of Casinos, It’s Worst Foot Forward [NYT]
Newburgh law firm to move into renovated Kingston building[Daily Freeman]
Potential $1 million Award for Wappingers Bleachery renewal [PJ]
31 Scary Houses Turned Into Spectacular Homes [TOH]
A Fleet of Life-Size Paper Boats Is Sailing Down the Hudson River to Protest Climate Change [Global Voices]
Auto oriented development is a huge experiment – Video [Strong Towns]
EPA deals a major blow to Gov. Cuomo’s plans to pay for the new Tappan Zee Bridge [NY Daily News]
How Companies Have Contributed to Community Building [This Big City]
Steam mill built Newburgh’s industrial age [PJ]

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One Comment

  • What happens in Newburgh stays in Newburgh?
    “…which they say would provide a combined $2.5 million in annual revenue for the city, $1 million of it earmarked for law enforcement.” Well, you can’t have a casino without hookers and blow.

    Zee bridge…
    “…and thanks to his leadership, New York remains on schedule and on budget to build a new bridge…” vs “Cuomo administration officials have yet to release a full financing plan for the project.”
    ‘Glad that’s straightened out.