Government

Mott Haven Mobilizes to Rescue Mo

Politics April 12, 2009 at 6:02 pm 1 comment

By Maria Clark [email protected] A much-loved dog who disappeared on March 29 is now the object of neighborhood-wide search. His many admirers fear he has been kidnapped, and they worry about his health. Time is essential in Mo’s case. He was recently diagnosed with Kennel cough, which if left untreatedRead More

Anarchists redefine free market

Anarchists redefine free market

Politics April 12, 2009 at 12:32 pm 0 comments

Anti-authoritarian radicals occupied Brook Park for the first-ever Bronx Anarchist Fair on April 4. The park’s regulars didn’t seem to mind.

The fair featured workshops, bookstalls, movie screenings, food vendors and something called a “really, really free market,” all focused on the theme of far-left-wing politics.

South Bronx Greenway will open waterfront

South Bronx Greenway will open waterfront

Politics April 12, 2009 at 9:06 am 0 comments

A plan to build a recreational trail connecting a series of parks on the East River waterfront has gotten a major boost from the economic downturn. Federal stimulus money will be used to build the South Bronx Greenway and open it to the public within three years, Mayor Michael BloombergRead More

Hire local residents, says watchdog group

Hire local residents, says watchdog group

Politics March 28, 2009 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

Coalition monitors Gateway Mall’s promise By Joe Hirsch [email protected] Will the mall rising near Yankee Stadium live up to an agreement to hire local job seekers when stores open in the coming months? A newly-formed coalition is skeptical. Calling itself the Neighborhood Advisory Council, the coalition met at the officesRead More

Mott Haven bus is on the chopping block

Government March 23, 2009 at 6:04 pm 0 comments

By Lindsay A. Lazarski [email protected] Every Sunday morning for more than 10 years Zena Charin has taken the Bx 4 along Westchester Avenue to attend religious services at the Vishnu Mandir Temple; one of only four Hindu temples in the Bronx. But she may not have that option any moreRead More

Mott Haven, Melrose have buildings worth saving

Mott Haven, Melrose have buildings worth saving

Politics February 27, 2009 at 6:03 am 1 comment

A community garden, three churches, a subway station, and a mid-1970s housing project should be preserved as New York City landmarks, a commission appointed by Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion has concluded.