Merchants along Southern Boulevard in Longwood face a number of challenges they say are keeping them from prospering, from the economy to being squeezed by the sanitation department.
The feast is a Latin American Catholic celebration that honors the Virgin Mary who appears in the services as a Mexican peasant.
Elected officials have vowed to take action to avoid future accidents like the one that killed two girls on Wednesday, and also discontinue the city’s “cluster-site” shelter system.
They see it like this: Inside an old powerhouse that looks like a castle, a sculpture inspired by the three rivers of the Bronx hangs from the ceiling in the lobby. Paintings created by Bronx artists adorn every wall. Children run from exhibit to exhibit, pushing buttons and pulling […]
Many residents who felt that the previous planned location was too isolated are relieved that the dispensary will be in a high-traffic area. They were nervous that the isolation of the company’s former choice of locations, and the fact that its transactions are in cash, would have made it a target for crime.
Because of its reputation as a center for conflict resolution and community peacemaking, Unitas was selected to host a visit from a group of peacemakers from Uganda and Rwanda.