“He came out of the fires of the Bronx,” said a childhood friend of Sammy Garcia, ” “and now he’s a famous musician with his own band.”
Tired of being kicked out of their favorite spots near the Hunts Point Avenue subway station and in Park 52 on Kelly Street, Hunts Point skateboarders and inline skaters are looking for a home of their own. So they’ve decided to design and build one.
The Point has harvested its first crop from its garden tended by the teens of Action in a raised bed next door to Hunts Point Riverside Park. Fifty heads of lettuce will go to the new Hunts Point CSA Farmshare. The guardians of Park 52 rescued one of their own [...]
By Rebekah Logan Rebekah_Logan@yahoo.com To someone coming upon Park 52 for the first time, it would appear to be nothing more than a glorified slab of concrete, and would no more stand out from dozens of other South Bronx playgrounds than a tarnished dime would gleam in a littered gutter. [...]