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‘We were left out,’ Mott Haven leaders say

‘We were left out,’ Mott Haven leaders say

By Sarah Trefethen sarah.trefethen@motthavenherald.com 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.

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If Hunts Point is discovered, can artists afford to stay?

If Hunts Point is discovered, can artists  afford to stay?

By Azriel James Relph azriel.james.relph@gmail.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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Young artists net Fish Parade prize

Young artists net Fish Parade prize

By Meredith Goncalves mgoncalves@gmail.com 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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Visions of the past

Visions of the past

Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] Pictures by Ricky Flores

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Art comes to Hunts Point industry

Art comes to Hunts Point industry

By Tenzin Tseyang ttseyang@hunter.cuny.edu 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.