After briefly collaborating with FreshDirect to distribute its unique Puerto Rican liquor, The Port Morris Distillery has changed its mind and decided that the first order of Pitorro moonshine it sends the company will be the last.
Environmental activists are trying to stop a Port Morris power plant from obtaining a renewal for its permit to operate, arguing that the company’s emissions violate state standards and contribute to the area’s famously poor air quality.
One the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in New York City, Mayor de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan came to a Melrose homeless shelter to announce the launch of an initiative that will provide hundreds more beds for homeless New Yorkers.
A visit to St Anselm’s and other Catholic churches in Mott Haven showed how the excitement over Pope Francis’s visit to New York City is spreading through the neighborhood.
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.
“¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York,” an exhibition at The Bronx Museum of the Arts and two Manhattan venues, is a cultural and artistic review of the group’s complex history, featuring photographs, videos, posters and publications.
A shining 15,000 sq. ft. facility celebrated its grand opening in Port Morris on Thursday, designed to provide full-service software testing and development – and to create 150 new jobs.