The selected proposal mixes 740 units of affordable housing, small businesses and arts organizations, along with a supermarket, a bank and a health and wellness center.
NYPD is in the public’s crosshairs after a 66-year-old mentally-ill black woman was shot and killed by an officer from the 43rd Precinct in Castle Hill in her apartment Tuesday night.
Former felons, like everyone else, have until Oct. 14 to register to vote in local and national elections, even if they have been released from prison and cleared parole, according to New York state law. Even those on probation are eligible to vote.
City and state officials broke ground on the construction of new parkland that will connect Starlight and Concrete Plant parks and complete a missing connection to the greenway along the shoreline of the Bronx River.
The catering business started with Bascom investing $30,000 of his life savings. He said it expanded from there after “people ate my food and said, ‘we gotta use this guy more often.’”
While some in the community say that there are economic benefits to having the food distribution markets as neighbors, others say they are a burden, not a blessing.
On the morning of the 10th annual Hunts Point Hustle, the skies were filled with clouds and weather predictions called for rain, but that didn’t stop the 113 runners who came out to run the 5k race.
A recent study of domestic violence victims living in the Bronx shows that 55 percent of 140 victims surveyed couldn’t pay their rent and more than a quarter are living in shelters.