Casita Maria threw a day-long block party, the latest event in its South Bronx Culture Trail, to commemorate eight decades of service to the young people of Hunts Point and Longwood.
Seis del Sur show emphasizes South Bronx’s vibrancy Among the hundreds of people who jammed the Bronx Documentary Center on Jan. 19 for the opening of the exhbibit “Seis Del Sur: Dispatches from Home by Six Nuyorican Photographers” were many who looked at the photos and saw their own past. [...]
By Daniel Bejarano In the 1950s and ’60s the streets of the South Bronx were brimming with music. The sound of conga drums reverberated between rooftops. Afro-Cuban and jazz rhythms merged with son, mambo and chachacha beats on stoops in Hunts Point, Longwood and Mott Haven to create a new [...]