Post Tagged with: "Mott Haven"


Artists add color to the South Bronx

Artists add color to the South Bronx

Hunts Point and Mott Haven are the canvas for two new arts projects.

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.

Food / Health

Fresh food boards the bus

Tanya Fields, center in green blouse, introduced residents to her mobile market at a "Meet the Bus" event.

A food justice activist wants the city’s first mobile food market to roll in the South Bronx.

Government / Politics

Albanese makes third mayoral run

Albanese makes third mayoral run

Ex-Councilman would increase community policing, support parents Democratic mayoral candidate Sal Albanese is not one to toe the party line as a means of winning an election. First elected to the City Council to represent Bay Ridge in 1982, Albanese is looking to use his record as an independently-minded populist […]

Crime / Police

Police beat: November

Shooting victim recovering A 16-year-old Hunts Point girl who was shot in the chest by a group of young men on Nov. 11 was released from Lincoln Hospital after two weeks recovering from her wounds. Police believe she was not the intended victim. The victim had been walking on Bryant […]

Jobs / Politics

Borough Prez says he’ll run again

Borough Prez says he’ll run again

Ruben Diaz Jr. wants four more years.

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 […]

Business / Jobs / News

Southern Blvd. BID to get help attracting businesses

Southern Blvd. BID to get help attracting businesses

The Mott Haven economic development organization, SoBRO, has been awarded funding by the city to help spark commercial activity on Southern Boulevard in Longwood. The city’s Department of Small Business Services announced it will back SoBRO’s Avenue NYC program, as the group vies to bring new businesses to Longwood and […]

Business / Food

Sweet success is pineapple-filled

Workers bake cakes at Valencia Bakery Factory on Lafayette Ave. in Hunts Point.

Bronx’s cake boss has satisfied local sweet tooth for 64 years It’s like a slice of childhood remembrance for many New York City Latinos; the soft yellow cake with three-layers of pineapple filling, topped with sugar icing and decorated with popular cartoon characters and edible, colored flowers siblings fought over. […]