The event was put on by the Bronx Documentary Center and featured a panel with Tobak, and two local photographers, Ricky Flores and Joe Conzo, whose iconic pictures of the underground hip-hop movement helped shape the book.
The Dec. 1 summit was a project of the 84-year-old charitable organization’s after-school program for teen girls and femmes of color, SmART Leaders.
Once Sanitation Salvage’s trucks stop rumbling through the South Bronx’s streets, say advocates, those streets will be safer for everyone else.
The locally-owned Boogie Down Grind on Hunts Point Ave. offers menu options ranging from oatmeal to the “Big Pun Panini” sandwich, all for prices on par with Dunkin’ Donuts.
As part of its Community Parks Initiative, the city invested $3.2 million to resuscitate the former Longfellow Gardens at the corner of Longfellow Ave. and E. 165 Street.
Several of the seniors joined elected officials and dozens of other angry area residents to demand that the city cut off its $47 million contract with a Westchester-based Halcyon construction company., following allegations of racism.
All of the Biaggi supporters who had convened were veterans of her nearly year-long campaign to oust JeffreyKlein, the incumbent of 14 years and one of the most powerful figures in Albany, and then to finish the task by running against a Republican opponent in the general election on Nov. 6.