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Bronx Native offers Mott Haven much more than clothes

Uncategorized November 15, 2018 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

Apparel. Culture. Art. Community. Those were the words stamped in bold on the bright yellow sign hanging over the shop. Though it started as a pop-up shop, one year later Bronx Native is still standing, thanks to its founders’ love for the borough and the communities they work in. 

A new Mott Haven restaurant sets mouths to watering for a Latino specialty. Photo by Barbara Prempeh

Restaurateur looks to make empanadas fashionable

Uncategorized October 31, 2018 at 9:49 pm 0 comments

With fast-moving hands and précise movements, Jason Alicea can be found chopping onions with a hint of cabbage and carrots for the “BX Slaw Empanada,” one of about 40 recipes on the menu of his new Mott Haven eatery Empanology.

Photo by Emma Davis

Pumpkin festival held at long-awaited Roberto Clemente Plaza

Uncategorized October 31, 2018 at 9:10 pm 0 comments

A pumpkin festival was held at long-delayed Roberto Clemente Plaza in The Hub. And while some are delighted that the plaza is finally open following more than a decade of delays, some important projects are still unfinished.

Jail opponents heap pressure on city

Jail opponents heap pressure on city

Uncategorized September 26, 2018 at 7:03 pm 0 comments

Residents continued to criticize the mayor’s plan to build a new jail in Mott Haven, during a public forum at Betances Houses in Mott Haven. Listen to what some of them had to say.

Salad marks first step toward healthier Bronx

Salad marks first step toward healthier Bronx

Business, Health, Uncategorized October 28, 2016 at 7:03 pm 0 comments

The Bronx Salad is part of a campaign by area nonprofits to bring healthier food to local restaurants and bodegas.

DV survivors need enhanced services, survey finds

DV survivors need enhanced services, survey finds

Uncategorized October 5, 2016 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

A recent study of domestic violence victims living in the Bronx shows that 55 percent of 140 victims surveyed couldn’t pay their rent and more than a quarter are living in shelters.

Hundreds attend warrant forgiveness forum

Hundreds attend warrant forgiveness forum

Uncategorized September 25, 2016 at 12:46 pm 0 comments

After meeting with an attorney, residents were taken inside to appear before a judge, who dismissed most of the more than 300 cases that were considered.

Child porn suspect indicted

Uncategorized August 9, 2016 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

A Mott Haven resident was indicted today on 1,020 counts of child pornography possession and promotion related to videos he shared and retained on his computer, depicting children as young as three years old being sexually abused. Bronx DA Darcel Clark said that “The defendant allegedly had hundreds of disturbing,Read More