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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.

A new billboard in Port Morris dubs the neighborhood the Piano District.

Developers’ Halloween bash enrages Bronxites

Economy, Housing November 3, 2015 at 10:09 am 9 comments

First, developers posted a billboard pronouncing Port Morris the Piano District, without community consultation. Then they threw a Halloween party featuring Naomi Campbell, Carmelo Anthony and other media darlings, provoking cries of “Enough already,” from artists and residents.

Anxiety rises over waterfront redevelopment

Anxiety rises over waterfront redevelopment

Housing, Jobs September 22, 2015 at 9:49 am 3 comments

Residents sounded off on plans to redevelop the Special Harlem River Waterfront District, demanding more information about how many jobs and affordable housing units the proposal would generate for the neighborhood.

Synthetic pot stokes fears in Mott Haven

Synthetic pot stokes fears in Mott Haven

Health, Police August 5, 2015 at 2:59 pm 0 comments

A form of synthetic marijuana known as K2 has made inroads in the Hub, worrying many that if it is not addressed quickly, the problem could spiral out of control.

Hub crowds are asked to take a load off

Hub crowds are asked to take a load off

Business July 30, 2015 at 2:11 pm 1 comment

SoBRO and the transportation dept. plan to bring outdoor seating for customers at three busy corners later this summer. Businesses and residents seem split on whether it’s a great idea or a flop.

The Castle on the Concourse will soon be demolished.

Castle On The Concourse prepares to bid adieu

Education, Housing April 30, 2015 at 9:18 am 1 comment

As P.S. 31 faces imminent demolition at the hands of the city, Mott Haven residents are anxious to know what will take its place on the Lower Concourse.

SoBRO gets EPA grant for Bronx River project

Environment March 23, 2015 at 3:44 pm 1 comment

SoBRO receives federal grant to work with community to plan for cleanup and development of the Bronx River-Sheridan Expressway Corridor.