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.
The Mott Haven, Hunts Point and Melrose branch libraries are participating in a project designed to provide South Bronx residents free internet access.
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.
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.
A local drug rehabilitation program and the shelters it ran are the target of a recent sting by the AG’s office. Although the patients who use Narco Freedom’s services say it’s about time, they’re worried about what comes next.
Residents from several Mott Haven NYCHA complexes vented their frustrations over dismal living conditions and slow service to a high-ranking housing official at a March 16 meeting at Millbrook Houses.
A small amount of city funding to fix a playground at St. Mary’s Park has opened up a conversation about fixing the South Bronx’s biggest park, for the first time in years.
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 […]
Councilwoman urges residents to get out and vote This year’s Participatory Budgeting voting in Mott Haven kicks off on April 11 and will run through April 19. City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito has pledged to devote $2 million from her discretionary budget to the five items that receive the most votes from residents of her district, which includes […]
SoBRO receives federal grant to work with community to plan for cleanup and development of the Bronx River-Sheridan Expressway Corridor.
Volunteers from several local and citywide organizations will help organize this year’s event.
The legendary Melrose advocacy group, Nos Quedamos, says it’s time to harness the neighborhood’s community gardens and use them for the good of all residents.