Spotlight

By Moises Mendez

Port Morris nightspot serves area history along with meals

Business, Spotlight September 5, 2018 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

The hip hop restaurant centers around paying homage to many of the greats to have lent their lyricism to the genre generated in the Bronx.

Family besieged by rats reveals shelter system failures

Family besieged by rats reveals shelter system failures

Housing, Spotlight November 30, 2015 at 10:04 am 0 comments

Although the mayor has pledged to discontinue the use of cluster-sites, the number of cluster-site units has grown by ten percent over the last two years. For now, there is nowhere else for homeless families to go.

Brook Park reaps year-end harvest

Brook Park reaps year-end harvest

Environment, Parks, Spotlight November 28, 2015 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

Each year, Brook Park Community Garden enlists neighborhood youths to learn about urban gardening and grow their own produce.

Immigrants share stories of resilience at Bronx Documentary Center

Immigrants share stories of resilience at Bronx Documentary Center

Culture, Immigration, Spotlight November 25, 2015 at 8:59 pm 0 comments

About 40 people gathered at the Bronx Documentary Center on Nov. 21st to hear immigrants from Mexico to Mali share their experiences. If there was one common thread woven through each story, it was the desire to have a better life built on personal achievement.

Bikers help inaugurate the Randall's Island Connector.

Randall’s Island Connector opens in Port Morris

Government, Parks, Spotlight November 20, 2015 at 11:47 am 3 comments

Almost a decade after the project was announced, Randall’s Island is finally accessible to South Bronx residents via a new pathway over the Bronx Kill.