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News

The BID at a glance

What: The BID is an association of owners of commercial real estate who have agreed to make additional payments to the city on top of their property taxes. The city then turns the additional sum over to the organization to spend on its efforts to improve shopping. Who: The BID […]

Housing / News

There’s no place like home, builders say

There’s no place like home, builders say

Habitat for Humanity employs all-female crews to build apartments on Fox Street By Kevin Lee kklee@hunter.cuny.edu Carol Long and her daughter Shauna spent the Saturday before Mother’s Day helping to build the seven-story condominium apartment building rising at Fox Street and Leggett Avenue in Longwood. As the elder Long held […]

Art

Visions of the past

Visions of the past

Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] Pictures by Ricky Flores

Business

Longwood store is shrine to Latin music

Longwood store is shrine to Latin music

By Sydney Céspedes sydney29@gmail.com Photo by Syndney Cespedes Miguel Amadeo in his store, Casa Amadeo on Prospect Street. In mid-February, Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion and Congressman Jose Serrano sat down with the leaders of Banana Kelly to ask them to lower the rent on a storefront the organization owned. […]

Business / Health / News

Hope grows in South Bronx soil

Hope grows in South Bronx soil

Addicts tend plants and trees in New Leaf turn-around program. By Carolina K. Moraes carolinakbrasil@yahoo.com Community Markets Plants from the New Leaf greenhouse for sale at the Hunts Point Farmers Market. Walking past plum, cherry, and apple trees, Edgar Sosa takes hold of a leafless branch. “You should come back […]

Education

Battling for a school’s life

By Christina Davis cdav@hunter.cuny.edu The city Department of Education calls the New School for Arts and Sciences a failure. Teachers, students and administrators disagree. They’re locked in a struggle to save the small high school in Hunts Point, which the Department of Education has slated to shut down completely in […]