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Art / Housing / Parks

“Mi Casa es Mi Casa”: Young artists voice views on displacement

Grace Kuponiyi, 16, president of ACTION, poses with her contribution, "My World"

“Mi Casa es Mi Casa,” an exhibition at The Point, highlighted the issue of displacement.

Environment / Housing / News / Parks / Transportation

Residents debate Sheridan Expressway’s future

Residents debate Sheridan Expressway’s future

A hundred people gathered to discuss whether to tear down the Sheridan Expressway and replace it with housing and parks at a community forum in February.

Art

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 […]