Post Tagged with: "Hunts Point Palace"

Art / Culture

Marking the South Bronx’s culture

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Proposals for South Bronx Culture Trail markers will be presented at Casita Maria on Saturday, Dec. 13. The public can vote for its preferred markers until Jan. 7.


Salsa stars remember the good old days

Musician Ray Santos at home in Soundview.

Latino musicians reminisced about the South Bronx’s heyday as the epicenter of the city’s salsa explosion.


From the editor: a well-deserved honor

Arsenio Rodriguez on the tres guitar, far left, at the Club Cubano Inter-Americano in 1957, with Luis "Wito" Kortwrite and Candido Antomattei on vocals.

The corner of Intervale Ave. and Dawson St. will be renamed for one of the all-time Latin music greats, the late Arsenio Rodriguez, in the fall, thanks to efforts by a group of his fans.

Art / Education

Culture trail pays homage to area history

Long before Dr. Jay’s, RadioShack and a 99-cent discount store took over a swath of Southern Boulevard near East 163rd Street, there stood one of the city’s most iconic music venues, the Hunts Point Palace. A 2,500-seat grand ballroom that rivaled Manhattan’s legendary Palladium in the 1950’s and 60’s, the […]