An ever-increasing income disparity, high rents and chronic shortage of apartments make affordable housing elusive for many New Yorkers. The rush to develop in an effort to remedy this shortage poses its own risk of changing the fabric of neighborhoods irreversibly. Here’s a look at the 10th largest city in the U.S.: the Bronx.
New York needs more affordable housing. But with no place to go but up, what happens to the communities underneath?
M.S. 390 in the West Bronx is offering music education for the first time in 16 years.
New regulations in New York are keeping cooling tower maintenance and water treatment workers busy after the recent Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the Bronx.
What will it take to keep this Bronx resident out of jail for good?
A mixed martial artist becomes the latest Bronx native to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. But the ring isn’t the only place where he puts up a fight.
A teacher leaves the Upper West Side to live in the community she serves.
A mile-long stretch of land off City Island is where over one million of New York’s poor and unclaimed are buried.
Synthetic marijuana or K2 is being marketed aggressively to youth
This is part of a series about New Yorkers who have recently relocated to the Bronx. It’s called The New Bronx. Last spring, Mott Haven resident Akiva… Read more “The New Bronx: Sticking Together”