Post Tagged with: "Hunts Point"

Three views of Banksy's controversial mural.

‘Ghetto for Life’ mural ignites debate

Art October 25, 2013 at 9:33 am 1 comment

The word “ghetto” touches off a heated debate about a new mural in Melrose.

A coalition of environmentalists and citizens rallied at City Hall on Oct. 2 to urge elected officials to rethink the city's commercial trash policy

Group tells businesses: Stop dumping on Bronx

Business, Environment October 13, 2013 at 8:35 am 0 comments

Members of the Transform Don’t Trash NYC coalition convened on the City Hall steps on Oct. 2 to urge mayoral candidates to reduce the amount of Manhattan’s trash that’s trucked to the South Bronx for processing.

Artist Martin Papcun used photos and mirrors to bring a sense of Puerto Rico to a private home in Mott Haven.

Artists add color to two Bronx neighborhoods

Art, Culture October 3, 2013 at 3:40 pm 1 comment

Mott Haven and Hunts Point are the canvas for two new arts projects.

A panel at the New York Climate Justice Youth Summit in Brooklyn.

Summit urges action on climate change

Environment, Jobs July 30, 2013 at 7:06 am 0 comments

A panel of representatives from the city’s Environmental Justice Alliance urged hundreds of young people at a presentation in Brooklyn, to ramp up efforts to slow global warming.

Lawyer Donald Dunn shows copies of petitions for the Arroyo campaign he and City Council candidate Julio Pabon claim are wrought with forged signatures.

Fraud allegations mar Council race

Government, Politics July 26, 2013 at 5:37 pm 2 comments

The race for Hunts Point’s seat on the City Council became a whole lot more heated in late July, as the challenger, Julio Pabon, publicly accused incumbent Maria del Carmen Arroyo of standing by while her campaign staff forged large numbers of signatures to get her on the ballot.

Protesters urged mayoral candidates to reduce the South Bronx's proportion of the city's garbage.

Protesters tell candidates to remove their trash

Environment, Government June 13, 2013 at 6:13 pm 0 comments

Mott Haven residents and activists told several mayoral candidates at a June 12 forum that whoever wins the election next November should make sure no additional trash is transported to the South Bronx for processing.

Julio Pabón, far left, giving a stump speech to supporters while formally announcing his candidacy for City Council, near the Hunts Point Branch Library on May 21.

Pabón announces candidacy at Hunts Point library

Government, Politics May 24, 2013 at 8:39 am 0 comments

Arroyo’s opponent kicks off campaign.

Pabón enters Council race

Pabón enters Council race

Politics April 11, 2013 at 9:08 am 4 comments

A political outsider enters the race for the City Council’s 17th District seat in the South Bronx, looking to topple long-time incumbent Maria del Carmen Arroyo.