By Jeanmarie Evelly email@example.com The Grand Concourse, the iconic boulevard that stretches along four miles of the Bronx, has 100 years of stories to tell. This summer and fall, Bronx residents are lending their voices to share those stories—through the trees that line the street’s parks and sidewalks. The Tree […]
Art / Environment
Quick, what’s 30 feet long by 12 feet wide, is topped with hundreds of pounds of carefully selected junk, and recently floated down the Bronx River to Hunts Point Riverside Park, led by a flotilla of canoeists? Why, that’s an artists’ rendering of the Lower Bronx River Watershed, of course.
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By Maria Clark The streets of Hunts Point were teeming with marine life last Saturday, as dozens of young people dressed as mermaids and fish marched in the 6th annual Fish Parade. The lively sea creatures were joined by canoes that float on land, a pirate ship and a gorilla […]
Art / Education
A wizard and his daughter, a witch’s son and a spirit meet up with the crew and passengers of a ship wrecked in a storm on an enchanted island off Hunts Point on May 30. The wizard, the spirits and the rest were fifth and sixth graders, putting on a […]
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By Sarah Trefethen firstname.lastname@example.org A number of Mott Haven community leaders are complaining that they have been left out of planning the South Bronx Greenway’s future. At stake, they argue, is not only recreation but jobs.
By Azriel James Relph email@example.com Louis Nieves squints at the horizon, grasps his paintbrush, and sweeps pigmented oil across canvas, mimicking the colors and shapes of the setting sun over the brick buildings and bodegas of East 140th Street in Mott Haven. The South Bronx art scene is getting on […]
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By Meredith Goncalves firstname.lastname@example.org They didn’t know it when they entered the contest to design the emblem for this year’s Hunts Point Fish Parade, but Gabriel Beltran and Ashley Lazerbe held the pieces of a puzzle. Ashley, 10, drew “a ship, a seal and a cool fish,” she said. Gabriel, […]
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By Tenzin Tseyang email@example.com What happens when you hand 10 artists the paint to cover 240 feet of blank canvas any way they wish? They create a “Village of murals,” in an effort to transform a bleak industrial section of Hunts Point into a more inviting route to the riverside.