A photo finish in the Sept. 12 Democratic primary for City Council left Mott Haven and Port Morris unsure who will be running in the general election this November.
Highbridge’s Community Board 4 last week voted 19-12 to approve the city’s proposal to build housing on Pier 5, a 5-acre parcel adjacent to Mill Pond Park. But residents who oppose the plan say the vote does not reflect the will of the community, adding they will keep fighting for existing parkland to be extended instead.
Bronx city council members and community board chairs resoundingly rejected Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Zoning for Quality and Affordability” and “Mandatory Inclusionary Housing” proposals in a 19-0 vote.
Two local chefs concocted a nutritious, five-ingredient salad at an event at the Old Bronx Courthouse on Tuesday. The Bronx Salad will be served in about a dozen local restaurants by early next year.
After briefly collaborating with FreshDirect to distribute its unique Puerto Rican liquor, The Port Morris Distillery has changed its mind and decided that the first order of Pitorro moonshine it sends the company will be the last.
A representative from the mayor’s office told fed-up community board members that hizzoner will see to it that neighborhoods other than Mott Haven get their fair share of homeless shelters.