New York City produces approximately 14 million tons of solid waste every year, and how we transport and process that waste deserves a close look. Photo by Nicholas Wells. When your trash is picked up, where does it go? Most people don’t give their garbage a second thought, but how [...]
Casita Maria threw a birthday bash for hip-hop in a multimedia extravaganza on Oct. 5.
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Fourteen families on the top floors of a Longwood shelter will be forced to find a new place to live after a landlord lost his bid for a special permit to keep the top two floors, which were illegally added
Once a leader of the Savage Skulls, Ponce Laspina now devotes his life to keeping young men from following the path to trouble he once walked.
The Earthalujah Choir took its message of consumerism and climate change to the shore of the Bronx River last Saturday.
Hunts Point and Mott Haven are the canvas for two new arts projects.
Borough prez looks to cut off their fuel supply In his continued push to get illegal dirt bikes and All-Terrain Vehicles off the Bronx’s streets, Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is asking the city to fine gas stations that allow the drivers to fill up. Frustrated with NYPD’s reluctance to [...]
An arts project that engages residents where they wash their clothes leads a celebration of Hunts Point’s rich artistic tradition.
Hunts Point Riverside Park will be the site of the Hunts Point Alliance for Children’s annual back-to-school fair on Sept. 28 from noon until 4 p.m. This year’s theme is “Strong bodies and Strong Minds,” with an emphasis on the relationship between health and well-being and academic success. Among the [...]