Crime / Housing
When Bronx native Vivian Vasquez returned to Longwood after being away for nearly 30 years, she discovered that many of her new neighbors and the next generation knew little about the events that almost destroyed the neighborhood in the 1970’s. Determined to restore the collective memory of the catastrophe to [...]
News / Parks
“He came out of the fires of the Bronx,” said a childhood friend of Sammy Garcia, ” “and now he’s a famous musician with his own band.”
Art / Parks
In Hunts Point where hunger is a serious concern, the late Glenn Wright’s choice of a mantra, “Don’t live life to the fullest—stay hungry” may sound odd at first. But if you knew Glenn, says his older brother Peter Wright, Jr., it makes sense.
News / Parks / Politics
As Carmen Hernandez-DeArmas said “I do” to her partner of three years, Doris DeArmas-Hernandez, many in the audience understood they were watching history in the making. A month after New York legalized same-sex marriage, Hernandez and her partner became the first gay couple to be married in the Bronx.