More than 30 photos on 15 vinyl panels made up an exhibit on the grounds of the Mitchel Houses in Port Morris at a June 26 opening reception. It was the result of nine months of classes for 13 adult students learning from professionals from the Bronx Photo League.
At a small park at the Mitchel Houses, residents of the complex’s senior center showed that it’s never too late to learn new skills as they celebrated the opening of an art exhibit that features their own photography.
Eight Mott Haven schools will divide $1 million for new air conditioning and technology upgrades after project proposals to fund them received the highest number of votes from local residents in this year’s Participatory Budgeting initiative.
For the lucky ones, broken elevators just add frustration to an already long day. But for the elderly or disabled, they can mean missed doctor’s appointments or cancelled meetings with social service providers.