At a press conference at a Melrose senior center, the City unveiled its plan for making Bronx streets safer for pedestrians.
Residents at one of the city’s biggest public housing complexes say they’re fed up with undependable heat and hot water, an extended gas outage and unresponsive management.
Low-income tenants and advocates who represent them say they face an unfair battle in the city’s housing courts because few can afford to hire lawyers to help them fight landlords trying to evict them.
A workshop that encouraged Mexican immigrants and their children to snap photos culminated in an exhibit at a gallery in Chelsea.
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FreshDirect and its government backers celebrated the start of construction in Port Morris, but protesters remain hopeful the city and the state will withhold financing for the project.
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.
The Digital.NYC, a hub for the city’s tech ecosystem, will present the Bronx stop of its Five-Borough Tour, a series of public events recently announced by Mayor de Blasio to introduce New Yorkers to the project. The Bronx event will be held next Wednesday, February 25th at 6:30pm at Per Scholas, 804 East 138th Street, 2nd Floor […]
Participants at a conference on gentrification sounded a warning about local renters’ ability to keep up with the cost of housing in Mott Haven and Melrose.
A new development that would integrate mixed-income housing with stores or community space is planned at St. Ann’s Avenue and East 142nd Street. Approximately 100 new apartments the city classifies as affordable would be included in the development.
A grand jury charged a 17-year-old for firing a .357 revolver into a crowd on Cypress Avenue and East 140th Street in Mott Haven on Dec. 20. Raymond Leonardo is charged with attempted murder and weapons possession for the incident. Additonal charges against the teen include attempted assault and reckless endangerment.
A Mott Haven program attempts to reform non-violent offenders with lessons of trust and loyalty.