Post Tagged with: "SoBro"

Local entrepreneur looks to preserve a piece of Mott Haven’s past

Local entrepreneur looks to preserve a piece of Mott Haven’s past

Housing December 30, 2016 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

Capitalizing on a wave of tourism in the South Bronx, Brooks plans to turn his three-story, brick neo-Grec townhouse, which was built in 1889, into a “Decorator’s Show House” next summer, so people can get a sense of the area’s rich history.

Area program offers high school equivalency

Area program offers high school equivalency

Education November 16, 2016 at 11:02 am 0 comments

Funding restrictions limit other options at YouthBuild When young adults walk into the YouthBuild office near The Hub they are in search of two things: career training and a second chance at receiving their high school diploma. So when Stephanie Torres walked into the SoBRO office where the program isRead More

Port Morris manufacturers endangered

Port Morris manufacturers endangered

Business, Jobs September 12, 2016 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

Critics contend that the city’s announcement earlier this summer that it wants to sell a building in Port Morris to developers for $14.3 million shows that the mayor’s vow to preserve manufacturing jobs is insincere.

Protesters rally against SoBRO

Protesters rally against SoBRO

Housing January 16, 2016 at 1:01 pm 1 comment

A handful of protesters beat drums and held up protest signs in front of the offices of SoBRO, demonstrating against what they say is the organization’s cozy relationship with developers and contributing to gentrification in the South Bronx.

Aviva Davidson hangs up her dancing shoes

Aviva Davidson hangs up her dancing shoes

Art, Culture December 23, 2015 at 12:43 pm 0 comments

Aviva Davidson announced her retirement after 17 years as executive director of Longwood-based Dancing in the Streets.

Arroyo among honorees at SoBRO gala

Politics December 5, 2015 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

Adam Green of Rocking the Boat and City Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo were among those honored at SoBRO’s annual event.

Anti-smoking campaign targets local youth

Anti-smoking campaign targets local youth

Education, Health November 13, 2015 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

Bronx high school students trickled into a crowded New York City auditorium on October 24 as anti-smoking activists issued a stark warning:d “Don’t be a replacement smoker.”

City’s sale of Port Morris building sparks protest

City’s sale of Port Morris building sparks protest

Housing November 6, 2015 at 1:14 pm 1 comment

Demonstrators voiced their anger in front of the Supreme Court building on the Grand Concourse on Oct. 28, saying the city auctioned a commercial building in Port Morris without local input.