A new exhibition opened at the Bronx Documentary Center on Nov. 15, featuring photographs taken by Mexican photographers of joys and hardships south of the border.
As the city finalizes plans to move 40th Precinct headquarters from its longtime home on 138th Street, residents worry that the lack of police presence would leave that volatile area more vulnerable to crime.
Some 100 Mott Haven residents locked horns with about as many FreshDirect employees on Nov. 17, at a contentious public hearing on the state’s plans to subsidize the online grocer’s proposed move to the Port Morris waterfront.
A new development with 66 apartments is under construction on Brook Avenue, as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Housing New York plan to build 200,000 units of affordable housing over 10 years.
Mott Haven’s La Finca del Sur Community Garden is one of a handful of spots around the Bronx where families can pick up nutritious food to bring their loved ones in upstate prison facilities, as part of a new city start-up transport service.
After two years of intensive planning for what they hope will be a major facelift to the neighborhood, residents at a Nov. 5 public meeting in Mott Haven finally saw the culmination of their work.