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.
A new lawsuit charges that Democratic party leaders in the Bronx have defrauded voters by controlling the process whereby candidates for office are chosen and receive backing, reports Hunts Point Express.
The program director of the Bronx Culture Collective tells The Bronx Free Press that he hopes the art organization can help change the “Bronx is burning” image that continues to this day.
The 7th annual Afro Cultural Parade and Festival in Crotona Park was held in the South Bronx where a large Ghanaian community resides, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Artist Tony Peralta depicts his people and his own experiences growing up as a Dominican in New York through a “Latino pop art” lens, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
“New Documents,” on display at the Bronx Documentary Center, features photos and videos from around the world captured by eyewitnesses to expose injustice, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Homeowners in Mott Haven, Port Morris, and Melrose are being inundated with calls from realtors offering to buy them out, reports Mott Haven Herald in a story that examines the rising property values in the South Bronx and how the situation affects tenants.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation has released an RFEI, request for expressions of interest, for the development of a 158,000-square-foot site along the Harlem River in the South Bronx, reports Norwood News.
Bronx Legal Services has a new headquarters from which to serve clients, reports The Bronx Free Press.
Krinos Foods, which imports, distributes and manufactures Greek and Mediterranean foods, has just opened a new headquarters and expanded facility in the Bronx, with support from the NYC Economic Development Corp. and Industrial Development Agency.
City Council member Fernando Cabrera is once again challenging state Sen. Gustavo Rivera, after an unsuccessful effort two years ago. Norwood News spoke with Rivera about the development.
New York artist Edgardo Miranda-Rodríguez will unveil female superhero “La Borinqueña” at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
On the June 28 Democratic primaries, the increasingly Hispanic 13th Congressional District will choose a successor to Rep. Charles Rangel after 46 years, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Laura Diaz’s costumes appear across the world thanks to the salsa dancers who wear her creations, which are made in Melrose close to the birthplace of salsa, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Thousands gathered at the traditional 152nd Street Cultural Festival in the Bronx to dance to the Puerto Rican rhythms of bomba, plena, salsa and reggaetón, Impacto New York reports.