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Why has NYCHA decided on the Blueprint?

The New York City Housing Authority needs money -- a lot of it. Most of its apartment units are considered...

How New Yorkers Cut Out of Unemployment and Stimulus Checks Can Tap $2.1B Fund

This article was originally published on Apr 8 at 5:44pm EDT by THE CITY Some 300,000 undocumented New Yorkers are...

Independent Hunts Point wifi network connects residents with vaccines

Having reliable wifi access has become essential to life during the pandemic with much of America working and attending school...

More students likely to resume in-person learning with new opt-in period

South Bronx families and students across the city have an opportunity this week to opt back into in-person learning, thanks...

The Bronx Night Market returns to Fordham Plaza, but it’s rooted in Mott Haven

On April 3, Bronxites and New Yorkers from all over will head to Fordham Plaza as the Bronx Night Market...

Second phase of Hunts Point Access Improvement Project set to begin

Work has begun on the $518 million Phase 2 of the Hunts Point Access Improvement Project, which will rework key...

Big Pun gets street renaming in Fordham

Meet me on the corner of the plaza… you mean Big Pun Plaza? Twenty-one years after his untimely passing at...

Nathalia Fernandez’s plan for a greener Bronx

State Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez, a candidate for Bronx borough president, last week released a comprehensive plan for creating a more...

A year into remote learning, local students still don’t have equitable access to devices, internet but the community won’t stop fighting for these students

Hunts Point Community Partnership Director Shamekia Gordon distributes Chromebooks to a community student as part of Covid Relief efforts. Photo:...

Air quality report shows insufficient air monitoring in Hunts Point

A city environmental group is reporting finding air pollution levels in pockets of Hunts Point that are 20 times higher...

How will South Bronx residents benefit from the $1.9 trillion federal relief package?

Stimulus Checks – Stimulus checks of $1,400 will be sent directly to qualifying Bronx residents or into any direct deposit...

Taking back space: Capping the Cross Bronx Expressway

By the time Justin Sanchez was seven years old, he learned how to administer albuterol to his three-year-old sister to...

The Eviction Moratorium Pause Ends Feb. 26. Here’s What You Need To Do

This article was originally published on Feb 24 at 12:25pm EST by THE CITY Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY When the state...

Workers demand more protection from Bronx homeless shelter network

On the anniversary of the first confirmed Covid-19 case in New York, the 32BJ SEIU union and security officers for...

Smaller Bronx businesses get local financial support

As the COVID-19 virus spread throughout New York City and restaurants were forced to rely solely on takeout and deliveries,...