The South Bronx’s representative in Washington isn’t mincing words in proclaiming his opposition to the agenda of President Donald Trump.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in a press conference at Casita Maria on Sunday that the state will make a $1.8-billion investment to revitalize infrastructure in Hunts Point.
“Mi Casa es Mi Casa,” an exhibition at The Point, highlighted the issue of displacement.
A proposal for two 14-story buildings with close to 500 apartments planned for Whitlock Avenue is close to securing approval from Community Board 2, but some want assurances from the developer that community benefits are a big part of any agreement.
In the aftermath of a tragedy that claimed the lives of two toddlers in a Hunts Point apartment that was being used as a shelter, four city council members and the Bronx borough president have collaborated to draw up a new law to keep an eye on landlords who try to cut […]
City planners got an icy reception from South Bronx residents at a public forum to exchange ideas for developing a stretch of Southern Boulevard between northern Longwood and Crotona Park.
“Some of the artists have never had the opportunity to actually teach about their work or share their work with a larger audience,” said Blanka Amezkua.
Bronx public housing residents, community organizations, labor unions and elected officials gathered on the steps of City Hall in February to demand adequate funding and oversight of the long neglected and dilapidated NYCHA buildings.
“Whose Streets? Our Streets!” gathers decades-old photographs of protests in a city known for giving birth to different sorts of activism.
As the city considers an ambitious facelift to a 130-block area of the Bronx, residents and housing advocates recognize the need for change but worry that large scale development may make the neighborhood unaffordable for low-income residents.
Elected officials say they will protect New Yorkers’ interests if Donald Trump carries out threats to cut off funding to the Big Apple because of its status as a sanctuary city.
Just as years of effort to relieve the South Bronx from handling so much of the city’s waste were about to pay off, a law requiring the burden to be shared is in trouble in the City Council. Its failure would leave Hunts Point and Port Morris responsible for […]
Fearing that years of effort to limit the amount of garbage trucked into Hunts Point and Port Morris was about to be lost some 70 local and environmental activists rallied at Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s District office in Longwood on Dec. 19 to urge him to get behind legislation to share the burden of waste disposal.
She has been called “Mayor of the Children” by the New York Times and has even had breakfast at Gracie Mansion with former Mayor Michael Bloomberg. And for the past four decades, she has been caring for the children of working parents, sometimes in exchange for a gallon of milk. […]