Photo: Max Resnik

In their own words: Locals share their stories

Culture June 14, 2018 at 7:59 pm 0 comments

Herald staff spent a week at the Mott Haven Public Library in May, asking people two questions: ‘What do you like best and what do you like least about living here?’

Photo by Sonia Col

Alexander Ave. mosque vandalized again

Police, Religion June 14, 2018 at 7:20 pm 0 comments

The Masjid Ebun Abass Mosque on the corner of Alexander and Third avenues was damaged by BB pellet shootings during the holy period of Ramadan. The police have classified the acts of vandalism as hate crimes and the mosque is now being guarded around the clock by officers from the 40th Precinct.

First South Bronx Open Studio tour shows off local talent

First South Bronx Open Studio tour shows off local talent

Art, Culture June 2, 2018 at 9:03 pm 0 comments

The South Bronx Independent Artists Coalition joined forces with both local and international artists to present the first South Bronx Open Studio Tour in May, opening the doors to artist studios and galleries across Mott Haven and Port Morris.

From the artist’s series of subway paintings. Photo: Austin Havens-Bowen

Young Bronx painter is on the rise

Art May 19, 2018 at 10:39 am 0 comments

The Mott Haven native is fast becoming a young artist to watch.

Annual Bronx Week Returns for 47th Anniversary

Annual Bronx Week Returns for 47th Anniversary

Culture May 11, 2018 at 10:07 am 0 comments

Bronx Week, the annual celebration of the best of what the borough has to offer, kicked off on Monday at Mott Haven Bar and Grill with the announcement of this year’s inductees to the Walk of Fame. Rapper Slick Rick, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, and actress Maggie Siff joined theRead More

Bronx Junior Photo League members Chloe Rodriguez and Mitchell Dennis in the library of the Bronx Documentary Center. Photo by Pam Frederick.

Bronx Doc Center students take home national prizes

Culture May 7, 2018 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

This month, five local students from the Bronx Junior Photo League received Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a prestigious national competition founded in 1923 by the Alliance for Artists and Writers and judged by a panel of renown visual and literary artists.

From left to right: Kipp NYC College Prep sophomore Isaian Ferguson aka "Zelktronic," chats live on air with Kipp senior students Navannah Dorch aka “Vannah,” Nahjae Noble aka "Rnb," who goes to Harry S. Truman, Richard Brown aka "DJ biggieRich" and Isis Ferguson, aka “Izzy Finesse,” during the launch of the C-Ball Clubhouse Radio Show last week.

On the air: Local students host newly launched radio show

Culture, Education April 25, 2018 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

The show, which is broadcast live online and runs Monday through Friday from 4-6 p.m., covers music, sports, fashion, comedy, relationships and everything in between.

Jerome Lamaar in his Third Avenue studio. Photo: Austin Havens-Bowen.

Designer for the stars has a Bronx pedigree

Art, Culture April 16, 2018 at 11:27 am 0 comments

Jerome LaMaar’s designs have been worn by many of fashion’s elite including Beyoncé. His looks have also been walked down runways in New York and Paris.