Post Tagged with: "Brook Park"

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.

It’s hen heaven in Brook Park

Parks March 8, 2013 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

BRONX CHICKS FILM from Hunts Point on Vimeo. Brook Park has been home for egg-laying hens since 2011. Mott Haven families can learn all about how chickens lay eggs by coming to the community garden at the corner of Brook Avenue and 141st St. and taking part in the program.Read More

Sandy goes easy on Mott Haven

Sandy goes easy on Mott Haven

News, Police November 1, 2012 at 7:50 pm 1 comment

Neighborhood emerges from hurricane with minor damage Mott Haven and Port Morris residents—spared the worst in Hurricane Sandy’s rampage through the Northeast—have begun to clean up their neighborhood. The area lost a beloved tree and suffered a manhole explosion that prompted a power shutoff, officials said.  High winds and streetRead More

Group discusses future of waterfront

Group discusses future of waterfront

Economy, Environment August 2, 2012 at 10:42 am 1 comment

Mott Haven residents and activists met in July to consider ways to revive the local waterfront in ways that would echo initiatives already realized along the banks of the Bronx River farther east.

Mott Haven group helps teens stay out of jail

Mott Haven group helps teens stay out of jail

Education July 17, 2012 at 10:17 pm 2 comments

As government cuts spending on jails, it relies increasingly on alternative-to-detention programs like South Bronx Community Connections in Mott Haven that supervise young people.

Advocates say: Put the brook back in Brook Park

Advocates say: Put the brook back in Brook Park

Environment June 3, 2011 at 12:12 pm 6 comments

Restoring a stream would bring environmental benefits Brook Park takes its name from Mill Brook, whose waters once burbled through today’s Webster and Brook Avenues.  Now the environmental organization that helps oversee the park wants to bring the brook back. “What we are trying to do here is make aRead More