In time for the 18th anniversary of Amadou Diallo’s death, an emerging artist unveiled the newly restored mural of the Guinean immigrant, reports Bronx Times.
“Hamilton” star Brandon Victor Dixon took his message of tolerance to children at a school in the Bronx, Norwood News reports.
The planned closure of three Bronx schools, among a total of six schools the DOE will close due to poor academic performance, causes worry among the mostly Hispanic parents, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
In “The Abuela Stories Project,” Peggy Robles-Alvarado and Daisy Arroyo compiled the diverse works of 14 Bronx-born women that express the many sides of grandmothers and the important roles they play, reports Bronx Times.
State Assemblymember Mark Gjonaj has joined the race for the City Council seat in the East Bronx being vacated by Jimmy Vacca. In a story on the candidates, Norwood News looks at what a win by Gjonaj could mean for his Assembly district.
A group of volunteers have reached out to businesses in Norwood, asking them to display a sign that reads “Standing with Muslims against Islamophobia and racism.” Norwood News speaks to some of the shop owners to get their reaction to the sign.
Irish community leaders say it will take time to sort out the implications of Donald Trump’s win for undocumented Irish immigrants in the U.S., Irish Central reports.
The produce and the meats cost less than at other farm markets in the city, but more than South Bronx residents pay at the supermarkets. Still, they appreciate the market, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Canvassers for Dominicanos USA have been busy across New York City, registering voters until the October deadline and urging those already registered to cast their votes.
New York City Council member Ritchie Torres spoke with Feet in Two Worlds about the challenge of getting his constituents out to vote.
The Hunts Point Express reports on the project selected to replace the notorious juvenile detention center, known as Spofford.
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.