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Mott Haven church takes on Preservation Commission

Mott Haven church takes on Preservation Commission

Government, Religion, Slider March 30, 2016 at 11:56 am 0 comments

Father Skelly and the Archdiocese of New York are completely against landmark designation, feeling that the financial burden of maintaining the church to historic standards will be too much for a congregation whose median income is $25,000.

Concourse Plaza Hotel honored

Concourse Plaza Hotel honored

Art, Slider December 14, 2015 at 12:47 pm 1 comment

Artists whose works were featured in an exhibition at the long-defunct Concourse Plaza Hotel came to share tales and observations of the area’s former grandeur and present challenges at the show’s closing on Dec. 13.

MTA will repair Concourse elevator after 40 years

MTA will repair Concourse elevator after 40 years

Slider, Transportation December 10, 2015 at 12:53 pm 2 comments

The MTA recently announced it will allocate $45 million from its 2016 Capital Budget to replace the old elevator, and build a new one on the east side of the Concourse.

Robots invade Mott Haven

Robots invade Mott Haven

Education, Slider December 7, 2015 at 5:01 pm 0 comments

MASA brought families together under one roof this fall for Robo Jam—–an initiative to promote science education through robot building among low-income Latino immigrant communities in Mott Haven.

KRS One at the Old Bronx Courthouse helps

Visitors get a peek at hip-hop museum’s potential

Art, Culture, Slider December 2, 2015 at 9:28 am 1 comment

A virtual reality mobile application launches this week on Google Play, to help make hip-hop’s history visible to all.