All posts by Noam Bramson

Come Foraging on August 18th

Here’s a great opportunity to discover the edible goodies growing wild in local forests and often literally in our backyards. On August 18th at 11:45am, you can join a foraging expedition in New Rochelle’s Nature Study Woods to learn about — and taste — summer herbs like lamb’s quarters, asiatic dayflower, and garlic mustard, fruits … Continue reading Come Foraging on August 18th

The Winning Artist: Daniel Martinez

Congratulations to Daniel Martinez, who won a year’s free rent at the just-completed 360 Huguenot development. Daniel, a photographer, came out on top in a competition featuring more than 100 artists. Yesterday, at the ribbon-cutting for 360 Huguenot — the first completed project from our master developers and an important milestone in New Rochelle’s downtown … Continue reading The Winning Artist: Daniel Martinez

DRI Projects Approved

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul was in town this afternoon to deliver some great news: $10 million in State funding for six New Rochelle projects. You might be thinking that this announcement was already made, and, in a sense, you’d be right. New Rochelle was declared the winner of the State’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) last … Continue reading DRI Projects Approved

National (and Local) Night Out on August 6

Join members of the NRPD on August 6th, as New Rochelle participates in the “National Night Out,” with fun, food, games, and demonstrations. It’s a great chance to meet our men and women in blue one-on-one and to build stronger police-community relationships. The fun starts at 5:30pm next to City Hall. Earlier in the afternoon, … Continue reading National (and Local) Night Out on August 6

On Capitol Hill

Development Commissioner Luiz Aragon and I spent yesterday in Washington, DC seeking federal support for New Rochelle planning initiatives by meeting with Department of Transportation officials and with our federal representatives. Good, productive conversations, and we are grateful to Senators Schumer and Gillibrand and Representative Engel — as well as their staffs — for their … Continue reading On Capitol Hill