Longword’s Mothers on the Move is one of three environmental justice organizations that have filed a lawsuit against NYCHA, contending that workers routinely flaunt laws requiring them to sort recyclables from regular trash.
Sustainable Saturdays was inspired by the desire of current Green Generations students to get outside and connect with nature, according to Adrienne Heim, a former school teacher in Mott Haven who founded Green Generations in 2011.
Millbrook Houses residents were skeptical when a NYCHA official told them at an April 28 meeting that plans to lease a parking lot to a private developer are meant to generate revenue for their complex.
A City Council member is sponsoring a new bill that would lift the caps on permits for street vendors, who advocates say serve a vital and underrated function in New York City’s economy.
Safer and cleaner streets are two of the most pressing concerns facing Mott Haven, according to local families who marched through the neighborhood in April.
Doran Jones, a new IT company that will partner with Per Scholas, is set to open in May, bringing 150 new jobs to Port Morris.
While city officials and developers alike are bullish on Mott Haven, residents and activists worry that several ambitious development projects to transform the neighborhood risk creating a community of haves and have-nots.
Hostos College will host the third annual job fair and career-readiness event on Friday, May 29 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Local nonprofit South Bronx Rising Together has teamed up with the SUNY ATTAIN Martin Luther King Resource Center to organize this year’s event. The fair is part […]
Eight Mott Haven schools will divide $1 million for new air conditioning and technology upgrades after project proposals to fund them received the highest number of votes from local residents in this year’s Participatory Budgeting initiative.
A crowd filled the old Bronx Courthouse for the opening night of “When You Cut Into the Present, The Future Leaks Out,” a new exhibition that features the work of 26 artists.
The Mott Haven, Hunts Point and Melrose branch libraries are participating in a project designed to provide South Bronx residents free internet access.
Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan will lead a walking tour of Mott Haven’s historic points on May 9. The Magnificent Mott Haven tour is scheduled to take place on Sat. May 9 at 1:30 p.m. The group will meet on the southeast corner of E. 138th Street and Lincoln Avenue, outside the #6 Third Avenue […]