Some residents and workers oppose rezoning and housing plans on the Bronx’s Jerome Avenue claiming that they will harm its long-established auto-repair businesses, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Arthur Avenue has been named one of the country’s “Great Streets” but, writes Norwood News, “the Bronx already knew that.”
On Sept. 29, residents and activists rallied to voice concerns about the city’s plans for rezoning Jerome Avenue in the Bronx, reports The Hunts Point Express.
The Riverdale Press heads to An Beal Bocht Cafe to find out what makes it a traditional Irish pub.
Community groups, activists, artists and locals came together in the Bronx to address health inequities at an event organized by the NYC Department of Health’s Center for Health Equity.
Mott Haven Herald profiles Pitusa Bakery and the Ecuadorean family whose close relationship with staff and customers has kept the store running despite the fast food chains moving in.
El Diario/La Prensa reports that at the 5th Bronx Latin American Art Biennial, artworks from more than 150 Latin American artists are shown under the theme, “I am one of those people that…”
Bronx residents are pleased that the City Council approved the La Central development, which will create 992 new apartments on a vacant lot in the Melrose area, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A dispute between McDwyer’s Pub and its landlord, 3120 Hull Realty Corp., has made its way to Bronx Housing Court with a trial that would determine the future of the last Irish pub standing in the neighborhood, reports Norwood News.
A group of Latino youths are learning the craft of monuments preservation thanks to a program by the historic Woodlawn cemetery, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Dominican beauty salons and barbershops in the city are not just places where people can change their hairstyle, they also function as gathering centers for neighbors, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
As the city has helped more than 4,300 homeless families find a home in the last two years, residents in some areas say that many of the beneficiaries have drug problems and are violent, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The de Blasio administration’s legal assistance plan has allowed a greater percent of people facing eviction to have lawyers in housing court, but many others are still unsupported, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
New York-based Dominican community organization Dominicanos USA (DUSA) have registered 100,000 new voters in the East Coast, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Hundreds of tenants, especially Hispanics, are hoping for the passage of a bill guaranteeing attorneys to low-income tenants facing eviction, El Diario/La Prensa reports.