The procession stopped at various casitas, or garden houses, located in public parks and lots around the neighborhood. Melrose has the highest concentration of casitas in the city.
The event was put on by the Bronx Documentary Center and featured a panel with Tobak, and two local photographers, Ricky Flores and Joe Conzo, whose iconic pictures of the underground hip-hop movement helped shape the book.
As the politically-charged legal saga unfolds, the New York Immigration Coalition is leading a campaign to ensure an accurate count by orchestrating outreach that would be implemented by community based organizations.
Residents at Patterson Houses rushed to the fire hydrant outside 300 E. 143rd St. on the first Sunday afternoon in December to draw water. But there was no fire to quickly extinguish; instead, they lined up, buckets in-hand that frigid day because their running water had been abruptly cut off without notice.
Freshly Made Sobro, located on 2535 Third Avenue, opened in March and serves everything from garden-fresh squeezed kale with a touch of pineapple and apples to vegan wraps at prices from five dollars to eight dollars.