By Eza Dortmund and Melissa Lagerwaard

Kicking back at the Bronx Brewery

Business May 9, 2016 at 9:56 pm 1 comment

The Bronx Brewery, which opened in Port Morris in 2014, has since expanded to offer more than a dozen craft brews at any given time in this tucked away industrial enclave. When the warm weather begins, the beer garden will be open to the public. Watch a video about the life and times ofRead More

Comfort food, delivered

Comfort food, delivered

Business April 26, 2016 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

The Mott Haven-based owners of Lil’ Kitchen, Big Appetite, say they will deliver homemade Southern food to residents who long for consistency, in the neighborhood and across the city.

By Hayley Lind. Filtered Coffee.

New business brewing in Port Morris

Business March 15, 2016 at 8:24 am 0 comments

A new gourmet coffees shop is scheduled to open soon at the corner of 134th St. and Third Avenue. Its owners say their ultimate goal is to provide a community gathering space for Mott Haven.

The Fight for fair wages: How much is enough?

The Fight for fair wages: How much is enough?

Business, Jobs February 7, 2016 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

Mott Haven minimum wage workers are hopeful a gradual series of wage hikes beginning in 2015 may help them make ends meet, but employers say the increases may drive them out of business.

The Bronx Hot Sauce.

New sauce is Bronx’s latest hot item

Business December 13, 2015 at 11:22 am 1 comment

Green Market Hot Sauce is made from serrano peppers harvested from local sources, including urban farmers and gardeners throughout the borough and young people at Brook Park Community Garden.

The  Roberto Clemente Plaza construction site.

Roberto Clemente Plaza faces more delays

Business October 26, 2015 at 5:26 pm 1 comment

Disputes over contracts and financing have led to yet more delays in finishing construction of Roberto Clemente Plaza in the Hub, more than a decade after the city first proposed it.

Port Morris Distillery sides with community over FreshDirect

Port Morris Distillery sides with community over FreshDirect

Business, Government September 28, 2015 at 7:12 pm 4 comments

After briefly collaborating with FreshDirect to distribute its unique Puerto Rican liquor, The Port Morris Distillery has changed its mind and decided that the first order of Pitorro moonshine it sends the company will be the last.

Hub crowds are asked to take a load off

Hub crowds are asked to take a load off

Business July 30, 2015 at 2:11 pm 1 comment

SoBRO and the transportation dept. plan to bring outdoor seating for customers at three busy corners later this summer. Businesses and residents seem split on whether it’s a great idea or a flop.