“Riverfront woes” by Briana Gangi. 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.
Newburgh police ramp up foot patrols [THR]
On crime-ridden streets, a priest and his school offer a way out + Video [CBS News]
Lighting company abandons Newburgh project [THR]
Under Thick Coating, an Icebreaking Ship Uncovers the Hudson + Video [NYT]
These Neighbors Got Together to Buy Vacant Buildings. Now They’re Renting to Bakers and Brewers [Yes Magazine]
New York’s First Micro-Apartments, Prefabricated in Brooklyn [NYT]
New York to Complete First Prefabricated “Micro-Apartments” this Year [Arch Daily]
Vacationing family stumbles across abandoned French chateau, decides to restore it [Yahoo]
Every City Should Have a Law of Two Words [Knight Foundation]
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-I hope they find that funding soon, Newburgh is on track to hit $375K annually in related overtime.
-San Miguel Academy, another nail in the coffin for a top heavy public school system ?
-‘Didn’t see that coming /sarc. The numbers didn’t work.
-Ice breaking, cool job.
-Minneapolis and Alberta economies have benefited immensely from the oil boom, the former indirectly from neighboring N.Dakota and the latter directly from the oil sands. The $’s made it work. Now…???
-Yes, everyone is aspiring to live in cubicles. “The dishwasher looks like a regular drawer…”. lol
-Nice, my “donation” is in the mail ; /
-“…it’s a matter of priorities.”