urban planning http://wrvo.org en Syracuse has a comprehensive plan for three decades of planning http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-has-comprehensive-plan-three-decades-planning <p></p><p>The city of Syracuse now has a document to base its urban planning decisions on for the next three decades.</p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:08:20 +0000 Ryan Delaney 52872 at http://wrvo.org Binghamton urban farmers ask city for laws to ease expansion http://wrvo.org/post/binghamton-urban-farmers-ask-city-laws-ease-expansion <p>Johan Jelsma is taking me on a tour of his garden on the West Side of Binghamton. He rattles off the names of plants in just one small patch of his yard:</p><p>“Eggplants, Brussels sprouts, a little bit of remnants of peas left and cucumber, melon.”</p><p>Jelsma's entire yard is taken over by a garden of vegetables, fruit trees and flowers. He says some passersby describe it as the wild yard.</p><p>“I didn’t like grass per se. I mean I like laying on it, I like running but I definitely don’t enjoy mowing.”</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:09:49 +0000 Matt Richmond 41145 at http://wrvo.org Binghamton urban farmers ask city for laws to ease expansion Syracuse pitches an "international village" to Bloomberg competition http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-pitches-international-village-bloomberg-competition <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Hoping to better support its growing immigrant population, Syracuse has put forward a plan to create an "international village" in its north side neighborhood. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 17:59:41 +0000 Ryan Delaney 29368 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse pitches an "international village" to Bloomberg competition