On a recent Monday evening, the auditorium at Arturo Toscanini Middle School (M.S. 145) in the South Bronx was packed with teachers, students, and alumni who had come out in the hopes of convincing the Department of Education to Vote “no” on an upcoming vote to close the school. Testimony went well over three hours, […]
At St. Ann’s in The Bronx, teachers, parents, and students feel betrayed
Have you ever wanted to do yoga and drink beer at the same time? Since September, the Bronx Brewery has been offering people the opportunity to do both on a monthly basis.
The Bronx women’s group 35 Mujeres celebrates the prison release of a symbol for Puerto Rican independence
How U.S. immigration laws kept a couple far apart
Investors are knocking on doors, but Samuel Brooks is working to help older generations stay
The Blox TV and Bronx Narratives are using new media to showcase their love for the borough
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Community groups working to bring public Wi-Fi to Hunts Point
Technology startups and incubators are helping minorities and women get a boost
By Courtney Vinopal When New York real estate giants Somerset Partners and Chetrit Group first announced their joint investment in a multi-million dollar South Bronx waterfront development last year, Bronx locals were skeptical of the plan. Referring to the neighborhood of Port Morris as “The Piano District” — a nod to its history as a […]
As people transition from one gender to another, Community Kinship Life, known as CK Life, provides services and guidance.
An area once known for violent crime is now home to a burgeoning art scene
By Patrick Ralph Stan’s Tavern is one of four sports bars and restaurants across the street from Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. During Yankee games, places like these are filled to the brim with pinstripe-dressed fans talking baseball over burgers and beers. Given all the Yankee memorabilia which hang on the walls of these places, […]