North Central Troy, NY
Released: May 5, 2011.
In this enhanced podcast, JHK & Duncan explore North Central Troy, NY with Billie-Jean Greene, a KunstlerCast listener who recently purchased a home in this area. This once wealthy neighborhood on the Hudson River has suffered from urban blight for many years. But a group of neighbors, known as The Uptown Initiative, are committed to helping turn their neighborhood around. Billie-Jean leads this tour and introduces us to some of the neighborhood residents, including a bed & breakfast owner, another homeowner, and some urban chickens named Ruby and June. Also along the route is a Hells Angels clubhouse.
For photographs of this neighborhood by Neil Grabowsky of Through The Lens Studio, visit: http://ttlstudios.com
For information about the Uptown Initiative, visit: http://theuptowninitiative.org/
For information about the Old Judge Mansion Bed & Breakfast, visit: http://oldejudgemansion.com
For information about the Sanctuary for Independent Media, visit: http://www.mediasanctuary.org
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