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Lidia Gomez prepares soup at her bodega on Courtlandt Avenue. Photo: Paula Moura

Ad campaign helps bodegas promote healthy food

Health February 25, 2018 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

The coalition’s goal is to prevent obesity and diabetes, two familiar scourges in the neighborhood.

Lead gardener Junior Schouten shows students how to properly pull weeds. Photo: Kevin Wheeler

High school garden is an oasis for students

Health, Parks December 2, 2017 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

While the neighborhood is trying to buck its food desert status, diabetes and unhealthy food still abound, and fresh, healthy options remain scarce. But here, students say the garden has improved their eating habits and changed their perception of plants.

Zaro’s to open Port Morris store

Zaro’s to open Port Morris store

Culture November 16, 2017 at 9:10 pm 0 comments

Bakery that has baked in the Bronx for 90 years, will soon serve local clientele Zaro’s Family Bakery, whose stores are found in the city’s transportation hubs in Midtown, unloads thousands of loaves of challah, pumpernickel and black and white cookies week after week. But no matter where it’s sold,Read More

South Bronx Food Market wins small business award

South Bronx Food Market wins small business award

Business February 2, 2017 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

A Mott Haven start-up is one of three small businesses in the Bronx to win an entrepreneurship award for innovative business plans that set environmental sustainability as a priority.

Food is still gross on school menus

Food is still gross on school menus

Education November 17, 2016 at 1:04 pm 0 comments

One local teacher is teaching children learn how to grow their own food in a garden behind the school. None of them had ever picked a fruit or vegetable before.

Farmers market strives to keep prices affordable

Farmers market strives to keep prices affordable

Economy November 4, 2016 at 9:45 am 0 comments

Prices are higher but food is better, customers say If you had less than $50 dollars to spend on groceries this week – the amount that low-income New Yorkers receive in nutritional assistance – would you spend $5 on a dozen eggs? How about $10 on a pound of ground beef? Some BronxRead More

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.

Local food & drink tourism booms

Local food & drink tourism booms

Culture, Economy October 12, 2016 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

This “Savor the Bronx – Brewery & Distillery” tour has offered insights into the thriving craft-beverage business in the Bronx since May, and most tours have been sold out.