Post Tagged with: "SoBro"

Annual Easter Egg Hunt planned in St. Mary’s Park

Annual Easter Egg Hunt planned in St. Mary’s Park

Parks March 23, 2015 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

Volunteers from several local and citywide organizations will help organize this year’s event.

SoBRO, Whedco awarded revitalization grants

Business, Economy July 2, 2014 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

Whedco has said it will use the grant to bring new businesses to Southern Boulevard and Melrose. SoBRO says it will partner with businesses to shore up retailers’ facades on 139th St. and Third Avenue.

Port Morris in a partying mood

Port Morris in a partying mood

Culture June 17, 2014 at 1:57 pm 6 comments

The first-ever South Bronx Ignites block party brought a star-studded group of performers to Port Morris.

Redevelopment of the waterfront on the lower Grand Concourse is the subject of speculation.

Major facelift considered for Lower Concourse

Economy, Environment April 11, 2014 at 9:54 am 3 comments

The mostly industrial South Bronx shore, initially approved for rezoning in 2009, is the subject of renewed attention after Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. highlighted the need for redevelopment there during his state of the borough address.

Thanksgiving meal, giveaways planned

Business November 22, 2013 at 4:59 pm 1 comment

As Thanksgiving approaches, local restaurant owners and small businesses are teaming up to make sure there’s enough food for everyone. On Tuesday, Nov. 26, restaurants El Habanero, The Clock Bar, Ceetay, the Bruckner Bar and Grill and Calentito will partner with SoBRO and City Harvest to offer a free hotRead More

The facade of PS 31at the corner of Grand Concourse and 144th St.

Officials, groups urge city to preserve PS 31

Education, Housing August 7, 2013 at 9:57 am 1 comment

Officials and local groups are scrambling to keep the city from demolishing historic PS 31 building as the landmarked building on the Grand Concourse continues to crumble,

Neighborhood voices: a FreshDirect debate

Neighborhood voices: a FreshDirect debate

Environment, Government December 20, 2012 at 10:06 am 6 comments

Why I support FreshDirect By Phillip Morrow, SoBro Bronx residents are tired of hearing about the dismal unemployment statistics in the borough and want to know what is being done to create jobs here. Encouraging New York City businesses to invest in the Bronx is a good place to start.Read More

Nutrition program aims to trim Mott Haven waistlines

Education, Health October 12, 2012 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

Schools offer healthier fare for students Red meat consumption has dropped nearly 20 percent at the Crotona Academy High School in Mott Haven so far this year after the introduction of turkey dogs, turkey burgers, juices and healthier alternatives to hot dogs, burgers and sodas. “It wasn’t easy,” says DeborahRead More