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Angely Mercado receiving the James Aronson Social Justice Award (Photo by Hayden Greene)

College Student Wins Journalism Award

Bronx, Women, Youth April 30, 2014 at 2:04 pm

A Hunter college senior has won the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism.

Masks from carnival celebrations in Puerto Rico were on display at the Bronx Music Heritage Center, as part of a series on Caribbean culture. (Photo via Hunts Point Express)

Unmasking Puerto Rico’s Carnivals

Bronx, Caribbean, Culture, History, Puerto Rican July 25, 2013 at 5:15 pm

As part of a series on Caribbean Carnival in the Bronx, Puerto Rican masks were on display as panelists discussed the significance the masks have on carnival celebrations on the island, reports Hunts Point Express.

Dr. Renee Hernandez at Tirado Distillery, the first of its kind in the Bronx since Prohibition. (Photo by Angely Mercado via Mott Haven Herald)

Bronx Doctor Runs P.R.-Inspired Distillery

Bronx, Business, Food July 23, 2013 at 4:28 pm

After a tour of a Bacardi distillery in Puerto Rico, Dr. Renee Hernández of Mott Haven started dabbing in making his own liqueur, which led to Tirado Distillery, the first distillery in the Bronx since Prohibition, reports Mott Haven Herald.

P.O. Joseph Vincent addressing the crowd attending the first 6th precinct NYPD Build The Block meeting for sector Charlie in Greenwich Village. The meeting took place On the evening of April 18th in space provided by Saint Johns Lutheran Church on Christopher Street. In attendance were about 25 residents of the area. P.O. Joseph Vincent, P.O.Nicholas Virgilio and their Boss Sargent Christopher Carlsen conducted the meeting. Some topics discussed at the meeting were late night noise by neighbors, Street vendors, Pan handlers, package thefts, drug sales, people riding bicycles on sidewalks, noisy kids on stoops late at night. (Photo by Adi Talwar via City Limits)

Neighborhood NYPD Meetings Have ‘a Long Way to Go’

Labor, New York, Police, Youth April 24, 2018 at 4:56 pm

City Limits reporters observed that neighborhood policing initiatives like “Build the Block” meetings have not reached intended audiences such as youths and police skeptics, as well as street vendors.