Articles written by: Sarah Grile

News / Parks

Can park give new life to old train station?

Can park give new life to old train station?

A new effort is underway to restore the historic Westchester Avenue train station that sits just outside Concrete Plant Park. Nearly 74 years have passed since passengers boarded the last train at the station. Weather and time have bruised and battered the building. But because it is the work of […]

Art / Education

Theater company makes audience part of play

Jorge Merced, ----- of Pregones Theater, instructs actors' Sean Carvajal, from left, Jesús Martínezand Omar Pérez before they perform "Inside Out" in front of the audience on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

The most recent production of the Pregones Theater is a play that has a beginning and a middle, but no end. “Inside Out” tells the story of Sean, a transgendered teen. Scene 1 portrays the struggle of Sean’s father and his best friend to come to terms with his sexuality. […]


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 […]

Food / News

Hundreds mark Thanksgiving together

Children enjoyed having their faces painted.

Hunts Point meal serves dignity with the turkey Reggie Stutzman doesn’t want anyone feeling like a number. Before giving the blessing at the second annual Thanksgiving meal at The Point, Stutzman, the pastor of the Real Life Church, told guests, “You can eat once, you can eat twice, you can […]