From now on, Dawson Street between Intervale and Longwood avenues will also be known as Arsenio Rodriguez Way, in honor of the godfather of salsa.
Owner flaunted zoning regulations, board contends The owner of a shelter for the homeless in Longwood may be ordered to demolish the building’s top two floors, after the city’s Department of Buildings found they were added illegally. Community Board 2 members say the owner of the building at 731 Southern [...]
Architecture of Longwood buildings honored After more than a century of fighting fires, the Longwood firehouse, home of Engine Co. 73 and Hook & Ladder 42, is now a New York City Landmark. Built in 1900, the two-story engine company building at Prospect and Kelly Street was part of a [...]
Police had known for years that the corner of Longwood Avenue and Beck Street was a drug location and that drugs were sold on Longwood and Kelly and on Simpson Street. But it was only after a gun was fired on New Year’s Day last year that they made a federal case of it, – See more at: http://brie.hunter.cuny.edu/hpe/2013/03/02/drug-takedown-nets-seven/#sthash.WS5fnAcC.dpuf
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 [...]
Members of the community board and district manager Rafael Salamanca blasted a city program that placed residents in a Longwood aparment building that suffered a serious fire, saying it is shoddily administered, hurts other tenants in the buildings and enriches slumlords.