Post Tagged with: "Hunts Point"

Photographer shares her craft with Mott Haven youth

Photographer shares her craft with Mott Haven youth

Culture, Education June 9, 2017 at 10:27 pm 0 comments

Sarah Blesener first came to Mott Haven to take a few pictures of a 15-year-old local teenager, a friend of a friend, hoping to fulfill an assignment for a class. But within weeks, what started as a project for her photography degree became an in-depth look at boyhood, friendship andRead More

Summit raises hopes for South Bronx to become tech hub

Economy, Jobs May 4, 2017 at 9:06 pm 0 comments

Political and business leaders want the South Bronx to become the next technology hub for New York City, and are brainstorming new ways to bring tech companies – and the jobs and energy that come with them – to the area.

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.