Garifuna are the descendants of Afro-indigenous people from the Caribbean Island of St. Vincent, and mainly reside in Honduras, and Belize in Central America. There are currently nearly 200,000 Garifuna living in New York City, with the largest concentration in the South Bronx.
Hunts Point’s lone remaining gentlemen’s club may have hosted its last lap dance. At least, that’s what neighborhood leaders are hoping.
Advocates are excited about new access to the waterfront, but say they are frustrated with the State’s tone deafness to residents’ concerns about the upcoming highway improvement plan, referred to as the Hunts Point project, which calls for new ramps between the Sheridan and Edgewater Road.