All posts by Noam Bramson

New Rochelle Designates Twining Properties as Waterfront Developer

Following presentations from four development teams last month, the City has selected a new partner to help us revitalize the Echo Bay waterfront: Twining Properties.  You can read more about Twining’s proposal and professional experience in the official press release. At the City Council’s direction, our staff will now negotiate the terms of a Memorandum … Continue reading New Rochelle Designates Twining Properties as Waterfront Developer

New Rochelle Celebrates Independence Day This Friday

New Rochelle’s annual Fourth of July fireworks will begin at 9:30pm this Friday evening, rain or shine.  Come celebrate Independence Day with friends and neighbors.  Best viewing is at Hudson and Five Islands Parks. With big crowds, parking can be tight at the waterfront, so if you are driving, consider leaving your car downtown, and … Continue reading New Rochelle Celebrates Independence Day This Friday

Garden Tour this Sunday in New Rochelle

If you enjoy landscaping – or if you just appreciate natural beauty – don’t miss an opportunity to view one of the most remarkable private gardens in the region. Located at 37 Rolling Way in New Rochelle, the garden fills a ravine that once formed a portion of the old Boston-Westchester rail line.  Owners Louise … Continue reading Garden Tour this Sunday in New Rochelle

Journal News Looks at New Rochelle’s Transit Potential

There’s a good article in today’s Journal News, highlighting New Rochelle’s strength as a transit hub and potential magnet for economic growth.  When the planned link between Metro-North and Penn Station is completed in a few years, New Rochelle will be the community closest to Manhattan with direct service to both the east and west … Continue reading Journal News Looks at New Rochelle’s Transit Potential

Development & Schools in New Rochelle – Taking a Broader, Better Look

New Rochelle’s City government and School District are teaming up to take a better and more comprehensive look at the interplay between development goals and educational services and facilities. This is not a new issue.  Residential development is very important to New Rochelle’s future, but every time new housing is proposed, many residents express concerns … Continue reading Development & Schools in New Rochelle – Taking a Broader, Better Look