At a public hearing last Wednesday night in the Bronx, residents filed into the Concourse Village Community Center to oppose the proposed rezoning on Jerome Avenue. Throughout the night, residents approached the podium to make their case to Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson of the 16th District and members of Bronx community boards 4 and 5 If […]
With these new sweeps, the number exceeds 70 in less than two months
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.
Existing affordable housing is a key piece of New York’s housing puzzle, and city tax breaks can help the system stay profitable
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 […]
A group of specially trained nurses visit new moms at home to keep them and their babies healthy
A Bronx entrepreneur returns to her lifelong dream of opening up a bakery
The number of women opening businesses in the borough has shot up 53% in recent years, outpacing the rest of the city
Bronx native Devin Trey Campbell is making his Broadway debut in “Kinky Boots.”
Third-generation pickle maker on how it all started in 1897 and how they still make millions of pickles per year today.
An art exhibit celebrates an emerging immigrant community that is making its mark on the borough
Brett Scudder is a one-man band for mental health support, particularly for young black men in the Bronx.
A new neighborhood plan aims to rebuild trust between police and the community
About 5,200 school safety agents, a branch of the NYPD, patrol New York City’s public schools, making them one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the country. Critics say having so many agents in schools is setting kids up for jail.
A sense of home away from home is what Principal Nieves is trying to create for students.