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Party in the park mobilizes for Puerto Rico, Mexico

Party in the park mobilizes for Puerto Rico, Mexico

Culture October 7, 2017 at 3:42 pm 0 comments

The fourth annual Big Bronx Sancochazo held in Brook Park on the last Saturday in September, had a special focus: deliver help to people affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the earthquake in Mexico.

Bronx organizers propose alternative rezoning plan

Bronx organizers propose alternative rezoning plan

Housing October 12, 2016 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

South Bronx community organizers opposing the city’s Jerome Avenue rezoning plan unveiled their own counter-proposal that would seek to get the community involved in the area’s future.

Green Worker Cooperatives celebrates Sancochazo

Green Worker Cooperatives celebrates Sancochazo

Culture, Parks October 10, 2016 at 12:34 am 0 comments

The summer heat broke just in time for The Big Bronx Sancochazo at Brook Park on Sept. 24. GreenWorker Cooperatives sponsored the Saturday program to inform residents about their organization and their ideals, and to stir up interest among locals. The South Bronx-based group helps promote and create worker-owned local businessesRead More

The Bronx Hot Sauce.

New sauce is Bronx’s latest hot item

Business December 13, 2015 at 11:22 am 1 comment

Green Market Hot Sauce is made from serrano peppers harvested from local sources, including urban farmers and gardeners throughout the borough and young people at Brook Park Community Garden.

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.

Port Morris Distillery sides with community over FreshDirect

Port Morris Distillery sides with community over FreshDirect

Business, Government September 28, 2015 at 7:12 pm 4 comments

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.

Photographer Ricky Flores, center. Artists

For iconic photographer, imitation is sincerest form of flattery

Art July 23, 2015 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

An exhibit at BronxArtSpace through Aug. 8 combines the work of a renowned Bronx photographer and the paintings of two Brazilian artists who for years admired his iconic photos from afar.

Dancers performed at Brook Park on June 1.

Brook Park hosts traditional Mexican dance

Art, Culture June 7, 2013 at 4:25 pm 1 comment

Brook Park was the site of a Mexican cultural bash on June 1.