Parks

Al Quiñones dead at 65

Al Quiñones dead at 65

Albert Quiñones, a major figure in the cultural resurrection of the South Bronx during the decades when buildings burned and city government went MIA, died on Dec. 2 after a long illness. He was 65.

Longfellow Park to reopen in the fall

Longfellow Park to reopen in the fall

Longfellow Park, which has been closed for more than 10 years due to structural safety concerns, is scheduled to reopen in the fall. It is one of 17 Bronx parks that will reopen thanks to funding through the mayor’s Community Parks Initiative.