Majora Carter, the noted South Bronx environmentalist, has been hired by FreshDirect to combat opposition to its relocation to Mott Haven.
Carter’s husband James Chase, the communications director for her consulting company The Majora Carter Group, confirmed that she has been under contract for the last two months to advocate on the on-line grocer’s behalf.
Artist Jose Buscaglia’s critical view of the Puerto Rican government’s pro-US policies is front-and-center in a number of his pieces being shown at Longwood Art Gallery through Nov. 8.
Louis Farrakhan denounced violence at Forest Houses in Morrisania on Sept. 23. A four-year-old boy was killed at the housing complex in July, brought down by a stray bullet.
A Latin American art exhibition will be showing through the end of September. It will include the work of Morrisania-based, Ecuadorean abstract artist Amaru Chiza.
Retirees who have depended on Betances Senior Center on St. Ann’s Ave. as a place to meet friends are worried delays in repairs mean the city has no plans to reopen the facility.
Following a summer of planning to expand recreational access to the Bronx shore of the Harlem River and to the river itself, the Harlem River Working Group will throw a party on the riverside at Roberto Clemente State Park on Saturday, Oct. 20.