Nearly eight months after a faulty radiator killed two infant girls inside an apartment at 720 Hunts Point Ave., nothing has been done to improve conditions in the deteriorating building, prompting one tenant to organize.
Libertad Urban Farm continues to operate as a lifeline of healthy food for residents, even as Longwood undergoes a construction boom that is transforming the neighborhood.
The City Council voted to approve rezoning of an area where warehouses now dominate, to allow for 472 new apartments at 30 to 80 percent of Area Median Income.
Security at the shuttered juvenile jail on Spofford Avenue must be shored up in the months before construction starts on a huge multi-use development or someone is going to get hurt, say residents.
Swale, a floating food forest created by a Brooklyn artist, debuted at Concrete Plant Park a year ago and returned in early July, transported by tugboat from Brooklyn at the end of June.
Some dozen protesters rallied outside a closed-door meeting in Longwood, suspicious that officials are planning to rezone a huge chunk of the South Bronx without public input. The planning department and City Councilman Rafael Salamanca say it isn’t so.