Community Board 2 has joined sides with the Bronx Charter School for the Arts to push the transportation dept. to limit cars on their street so that students can play in peace.
The Laundromat Project, a citywide non-profit cultural arts organization, held its annual Field Day last month with the residents of Hunts Point in the Kelly Street Garden as a way to start a new tradition and bring back unity into the neighborhood.
“Coming Home,” a new film that will open at the Village East Cinema in Manhattan on Oct. 30, tells the story of a man who was wrongly convicted of a 1999 murder in Hunts Point. Now that he’s been released, Angel Cordero is trying to pick up the pieces.
The mayor’s plan to build 80,000 affordable apartments is badly needed, say residents, but sky-high demand and median income guidelines have some worried they won’t be able to take advantage.
A three-alarm fire erupted around 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8 in a five-story building at 955 East 163rd Street in Longwood, damaging many of the apartments and leaving close to 20 residents homeless.
In a neighborhood with the city’s lowest high school graduation rate, the Hunts Point Alliance for Children’s Back to School Fair brought excitement to students and parents at the beginning of the school year, to counteract that statistic.