Casita Maria threw a birthday bash for hip-hop in a multimedia extravaganza on Oct. 5.
Hunts Point and Mott Haven are the canvas for two new arts projects.
Government / Politics
The incumbent will be back representing Hunts Point and Longwood, after surviving a vigorous challenge from upstart Julio Pabon.
A teacher uses gospel music to transform some formerly rowdy preteens into music enthusiasts.
Housing / Politics
Mayoral hopefuls faced off in Longwood to debate proposed policies on issues that concern New Yorkers, but one—scandal-scarred Anthony Weiner—left early, to address the media.
This fall, the U.S. Census Bureau will hire over 500 temporary Field Representatives to conduct the New York City Housing & Vacancy Survey. The survey is conducted every three years to comply with the city’s rent regulation laws. The jobs are expected to last between four-and-six months. Training is paid and [...]
Crime / News
Hundreds took to the streets of Hunts Point and Longwood on July 15 to speak out against a Florida jury’s decision to acquit watchman George Zimmerman of charges he murdered Trayvon Martin in cold blood.
Art / Culture
Some sixty guests heard a panel comprised of leaders of the graffiti movement, as they reminisced about the rise and fall of tagging on trains, NYPD’s war on graffiti and the acceptance of the art form abroad.
Hyde Leadership Charter School celebrated its first graduation in June.