Bethany Hogan doesn’t consider her work to be a regular 9-5 job. On an average day, she balances paperwork and hosts neighborhood meetings with the goal… Read more “HEALING GOTHAM: Mapping out the Bronx”
In 2001, Hakiem Yahmadi’s son, James, was shot and killed by a gang member on Willis Avenue, two blocks away from St. Mary’s Park in the… Read more “South Bronx Residents Offer Ideas for Renovating St. Mary’s Park”
Why the playoffs matter, even if you hate the Yankees.
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.
Sarah Hoke and her husband Eric Hoke moved to the South Bronx only a year ago. But they’ve already decided to renew their lease.
The Bronx is a borough in constant transition. With an influx of new immigrants from the Dominican Republic and Ghana as well as transplants from Manhattan, Brooklyn,… Read more “Living Together and Apart”