A Nov. 2 exhibition at the House of Spoof’s new space centered around El Dia de los Muertos.
French director’s latest features local high schoolers Academy Award-winning French filmmaker Michel Gondry is known for blending the real and the surreal, but for a group of young people from Hunts Point, his latest movie is an especially intriguing mix of fantasy and reality. Several local teens make their screen [...]
Update: Opening day for Hunts Point Landing, Hunts Point’s newest park, is set for Monday, Sept. 24, when Congressman José E. Serrano Seth W. Pinsky, president of the Economic Development Corporation and local community leaders formally cut the ribbon.
Project Reach, a citywide organization devoted to healing divisions among young people of different races and ethnic backgrounds, will honor Sharon De La Cruz of The Point Community Development Corp. at its 40th anniversary gala on Feb. 9. Project Reach cited De la Cruz, the program director of the teen [...]
For the second year in a row, a Hunts Point resident has won a prestigious award from a national environmental organization. Victor Davila was one of seven winners of the 2011 Brower Youth Awards. He was honored for founding the environmental stewardship program called EcoRyders, which uses skateboarding to teach [...]
If all goes according to plan, next September high school students will be growing vegetables on walls in Hunts Point, and going home with about $40 worth of groceries each month that they have produced themselves. The Hunts Point High School for Sustainable Community Initiatives is approaching the final stage [...]