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Science discussions held at SweetWater’s

Education, Environment, Health February 7, 2011 at 6:04 pm 0 comments

Scientists from city universities will continue to lead informal get-togethers and discussions about wide-ranging topics at SweetWaters Restaurant in Mott Haven on the last Mondays of the month. The Bronx Science Cafe Series reconvenes at the bar & restaurant at the corner of 139th St. and 3rd Ave. on Monday,Read More

9/11 gave birth to Mott Haven enterprise

9/11 gave birth to Mott Haven enterprise

Business, Government January 26, 2011 at 1:51 pm 3 comments

When banks refused to help a fledgling company grow, the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation stepped in with advice and access to funds.

Free films shown first Thursdays at Bruckner

Art January 26, 2011 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

The documentary “P-Star Rising,” which follows a 9-year-old girl who hopes to become a rap star and her relationship with her single father, will be aired on Thursday, February 3 at the Bruckner Bar & Grill. The film is a production of Rooftop Films, and is directed by Gabriel Noble.Read More

Bronx culture trolley set to roll again on Feb 2

Art, Transportation January 25, 2011 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

The Bronx Culture Trolley will roll again on Wednesday, February 2, picking up passengers at the Longwood Art Gallery at Grand Concourse and 149th St at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Cooking grease stirs debate in Port Morris

Cooking grease stirs debate in Port Morris

Environment, Health, Transportation January 22, 2011 at 10:14 am 0 comments

A proposal that clean air advocates say will cut air pollution nationally has some Port Morris residents saying “Maybe so, but what about our air?”

They expressed concern about a proposal to store used cooking oil in a former garage on East 140th Street at a public forum in January.

Recycler seeks public comment

Business, Environment, Health January 18, 2011 at 9:55 am 0 comments

A public informational meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 19 between 5 and 7 p.m. for residents to learn more about a proposed facility in Port Morris that would recycle grease. The meeting will be held at 885 East 140th St., between Walnut and Locust Avenues in Port Morris. Non-profitRead More

Registration open for NYC History Day

Education January 14, 2011 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

Middle school and high school teachers are encouraged to register themselves and their classes for 2011 New York City History Day. The education program engages students in grades 6-12 in researching historical topics analytically, then presenting their findings.

New jobs coming to Port Morris

Business, Environment, News January 11, 2011 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

Two dozen new “green” jobs are on the way to Port Morris, between now and the end of 2012, most of which will be reserved for low-income residents to fill. Parallel Products, Inc., a facility on E. 138th St. that recycles aluminum, plastic and glass containers, will expand its operations,Read More