Although the mayor has pledged to discontinue the use of cluster-sites, the number of cluster-site units has grown by ten percent over the last two years. For now, there is nowhere else for homeless families to go.
About 40 people gathered at the Bronx Documentary Center on Nov. 21st to hear immigrants from Mexico to Mali share their experiences. If there was one common thread woven through each story, it was the desire to have a better life built on personal achievement.
An exhibit at Longwood Art Gallery in Hostos Community College launched during Hispanic Heritage Month in October, celebrates the life of the late artist Jorge Soto Sanchez.
Bronx city council members and community board chairs resoundingly rejected Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Zoning for Quality and Affordability” and “Mandatory Inclusionary Housing” proposals in a 19-0 vote.