Economy / Jobs

ACTION graduate addresses UN

Darius Davis and Kellie Terry at the United Nations on Feb. 21.

Darius Davis, a former member of the youth advocacy program, ACTION, told a gathering at the United Nations in February about the difficulties Hunts Point’s young people face in finding good jobs.

Business / Jobs

Local groups merge to boost businesses

Bronx entrepreneurs have a new resource to help them boost business while creating job. The launching of a partnership between Mott Haven-based Start Small Think Big and the Hunts Point-based Business Outreach Center was celebrated at a Nov. 22 ribbon-cutting ceremony at the BankNote building where the new business will […]

Business / Jobs

Red Lobster coming to Hunts Point

An artist's illustration of a new mall planned for the corner of Hunts Point Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard.

A 9,000-square-foot Red Lobster capable of serving up to 312 customers will occupy the second floor of the planned Crossings mall at 925 Hunts Point Avenue.

Environment / Jobs

Summit urges action on climate change

A panel at the New York Environmental Summit in Brooklyn on July 26.

A panel of representatives from the city’s Environmental Justice Alliance urged hundreds of young people at a presentation in Brooklyn, to ramp up efforts to slow global warming.


Census bureau hiring

This fall, the U.S. Census Bureau will hire over 500 temporary Field Representatives to conduct the New York City Housing & Vacancy Survey. The survey is conducted every three years to comply with the city’s rent regulation laws. The jobs are expected to last between four-and-six months. Training is paid and […]

Food / Jobs

Looking to the future–on the farm

BEST Agriculture students gather around a table to learn how to begin their mushroom farms.

With sights set on the new trend of growing food in vacant lots and on city rooftops, Sustainable South Bronx has begun a pilot program offering training that can lead to jobs in urban farming.

Jobs / Politics

Borough Prez says he’ll run again

Borough Prez says he’ll run again

Ruben Diaz Jr. wants four more years.

Health / Jobs

End of the line for Hunts Point clinic

End of the line for Hunts Point clinic

After nearly four decades as an institution for the well being of South Bronx residents, a clinic many locals came to rely on will close its doors in the coming weeks.

Business / Environment / Food / Jobs

Big plans for Oak Point

BEST Academy workers planted trees on this site on Oak Point Ave. over the summer.

A newly planted three-acre wetland and plans for a new food storage and distribution facility are the latest signs of change in one quickly evolving corner of Hunts Point. Hundreds of recently planted trees and shrubs now stand on the new nature preserve along the East River waterfront on the […]