Biking initiatives are taking hold in the Bronx, but while 65 miles of bike lanes were installed between 2007 and 2013, there is only one protected bike lane, outside the original greenway that winds through Bronx Park.
St. Roch’s parishioners are deeply distraught that their church on Wales Avenue is slated to close , after the Archdiocese of New York announced the largest reorganization in its history.
A new city initiative to convert moribund pay phones into Internet kiosks has some local entrepreneurs excited with the possibilities.
Yolanda Gonzalez, the former director of the Melrose-based community development organization Nos Quedamos, was convicted on Dec. 4 of grand larceny and tax fraud and sentenced to up to four-and-a-half years in prison.
As the city finalizes plans to move 40th Precinct headquarters from its longtime home on 138th Street, residents worry that the lack of police presence would leave that volatile area more vulnerable to crime.
Some 100 Mott Haven residents locked horns with about as many FreshDirect employees on Nov. 17, at a contentious public hearing on the state’s plans to subsidize the online grocer’s proposed move to the Port Morris waterfront.
After two years of intensive planning for what they hope will be a major facelift to the neighborhood, residents at a Nov. 5 public meeting in Mott Haven finally saw the culmination of their work.
A former candidate for office speaks out against FreshDirect in the wake of the Nov. 17 public hearing in Mott Haven.
A new exhibition opened at the Bronx Documentary Center on Nov. 15, featuring photographs taken by Mexican photographers of joys and hardships south of the border.
A new development with 66 apartments is under construction on Brook Avenue, as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Housing New York plan to build 200,000 units of affordable housing over 10 years.
In its third year in Melrose, Senshi Okami teaches mixed martial arts, judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, karate, boxing, and capoeira.
Mott Haven’s La Finca del Sur Community Garden is one of a handful of spots around the Bronx where families can pick up nutritious food to bring their loved ones in upstate prison facilities, as part of a new city start-up transport service.