New York City Councilmember Andy King and The New York Public Library have teamed up to show Bronx kids that “Reading is Cool!” in a one-month pilot program. If it goes well, they may expand the program to the rest of the city.
The teenagers who grew up on hip-hop are confronting the middle-age challenges of raising families and building stable careers in an uncertain industry.
Gerardo Pineda, 51, was diagnosed with AIDS 20 years ago and celebrates World AIDS Day every year. “I celebrate my life today because I live with HIV,”… Read more “New York City Latinos Remember Loved Ones on World AIDS Day”
One South Bronx resident describes the difference in rent in the Bronx and Manhattan.
Why the playoffs matter, even if you hate the Yankees.
A six-person family moves from a trendy Manhattan neighborhood to the Bronx.
In July, the New York State government introduced the wage bond requirements as part of an overhaul of regulations dealing with nail salons. Since then, opposing voices on this new mandate have continued to arise from different angles of the heated debate.
Image via Google Maps There’s an expanse of green atop a three story parking structure in the South Bronx, just steps away from the new Yankee Stadium.… Read more “Complaints Surround Yankee Parking That Replaced Parkland”
Several Korean senior citizens living in the Bronx find comfort in an exclusive network to preserve their cultural roots
Across New York City neighborhoods suffered through an epidemic of K2 abuse over the summer. Though the spike appears to have ebbed, in the Bronx, the war against this dangerous new drug is still far from won.