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Housing / Politics

No-bid deal could enrich political fixer

No-bid deal could enrich political fixer

By Sean Carlson Political operative has hidden stake in city project A longtime political operative and two other allies of the Bronx Democratic Party stand to benefit from a controversial plan to develop the site of a former community garden in Mott Haven, the Express has learned. In a deal […]

Environment / Food / Parks

Neighborhood voices: Occupy our green spaces?

By Tanya Fields Residents of Mott Haven, Longwood and Hunts Point deal with a shortage of green space and poor food quality, even though we are surrounded by privately- and publicly-owned land that has been fallow for years. Empty lots have been used as illegal dumping grounds; they are ripe […]


Occupy the Bronx takes action at home

Occupy The Bronx supporters march down Southern Blvd. in Hunts Point to a speakout against police brutality held in front of the Hunts Point Library on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Even before police evicted Occupy Wall Street from Zuccotti Park, its local affiliate Occupy the Bronx had turned its attention from lower Manhattan to its home borough, joining other grassroots organizations in neighborhood-based demonstrations on Saturday afternoons. On Nov. 19, the action was in Hunts Point. Some 50 people gathered […]