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By Eza Dortmund and Melissa Lagerwaard

Kicking back at the Bronx Brewery

Business May 9, 2016 at 9:56 pm 1 comment

The Bronx Brewery, which opened in Port Morris in 2014, has since expanded to offer more than a dozen craft brews at any given time in this tucked away industrial enclave. When the warm weather begins, the beer garden will be open to the public. Watch a video about the life and times ofRead More

By Michael H. Wilson.

St. Roch members continue fight for their church

Religion May 6, 2016 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

The Archdiocese’s decree states that the church would remain “open for public worship,” but that “Masses and other sacraments will not be celebrated on a regular basis at the church of Saint Roch.”

Comfort food, delivered

Comfort food, delivered

Business April 26, 2016 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

The Mott Haven-based owners of Lil’ Kitchen, Big Appetite, say they will deliver homemade Southern food to residents who long for consistency, in the neighborhood and across the city.

Bronx voters decisively back Clinton

Bronx voters decisively back Clinton

Politics April 20, 2016 at 12:24 am 0 comments

Despite grassroots support, Sanders comes up well short in Democratic primary Bronx voters overwhelmingly came out for Hillary Clinton in the April 19 Democratic presidential primary. Clinton tallied 58 percent of the New York state vote to defeat Bernie Sanders, the senator from Vermont, on Tuesday, with about 95 percent of theRead More

Environmental monitoring reports for local school complex are elusive

Environmental monitoring reports for local school complex are elusive

Education, Environment April 15, 2016 at 11:06 am 0 comments

The Mott Haven Educational Complex opened in 2010, a sprawling facility housing four schools on a contaminated site formerly occupied by a manufactured gas plant. Nearly six years later, annual reports required to assess the effectiveness of environmental cleanup and the safety of the site remain hard to find.

Mexican activist returns after two-year ban

Mexican activist returns after two-year ban

Government, Immigration April 8, 2016 at 10:36 pm 0 comments

Angelo Cabrera co-founded the Mexican American Students Association in 2001 as a response to proposed New York state legislation that would have made undocumented students pay out-of-state tuition. Now he’s back, following a two-year ban from the country.

Big Brothers Big Sisters looks to expand local outreach

Big Brothers Big Sisters looks to expand local outreach

Education April 6, 2016 at 8:40 am 0 comments

Last year, just three percent of Big Brothers and Big Sisters volunteers in the city hailed from the Bronx. The organization is trying to change that by expanding its outreach in the borough.

By Marco Poggio. Bernie Sanders stumps at St. Mary's Park on March 31.

Sanders storms St. Mary’s Park

Politics April 1, 2016 at 8:42 am 0 comments

It was the first time a presidential candidate had made a campaign stop in the South Bronx since Ronald Reagan in 1980.