Students at John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy , who won a national award for their soil-free gardening techniques, say their passion has helped them focus on their own eating habits, too.
Casita Maria threw a day-long block party, the latest event in its South Bronx Culture Trail, to commemorate eight decades of service to the young people of Hunts Point and Longwood.
A panel of representatives from the city’s Environmental Justice Alliance urged hundreds of young people at a presentation in Brooklyn, to ramp up efforts to slow global warming.
Sounds of island carnival music and a blend of Puerto Rican, Cuban and Dominican melodies filled the Bronx Music Heritage Center in Morrisania on July 18, as musical group Ilu Aye electrified the crowd.
The landlord of a residential building in Longwood is in hot water with Community Board 2 members and staff, who say he has been illegally operating it as a shelter for five years.
A record number of people took part in Hunts Point’s annual Thanksgiving Community Outreach Dinner, providing turkey and all the trimmings to many who would otherwise have suffered from hunger or loneliness on the holiday.