Making Grand Concourse Grand Again

Making Grand Concourse Grand Again

By NICHOLAS WILLIAMS Bronx Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner presented a ceremonial check of $30,000 to the 161 street Business Improvement District (BID) Thursday afternoon for a project to “beautify” the Grand…
Native American Art Show to Open

Native American Art Show to Open

By MARIE FIERO The National Museum of the American Indian was set to open a new exhibit on Saturday that explores modern art through the eyes of Native Americans. “Stretching…

Bklyn Town Hall Dumps on Trump

By KEVIN LIMITI Congresswoman Yvette Clarke hosted a “town hall” Thursday where she and others gave Brooklynites in attendance an earful of the wrongs that they said President Trump had…

‘Food Poisoned’ Shelter Residents Sue City

ByDANIELLE KOGAN Residents of a Brooklyn homeless shelter announced on Thursday that they are suing the city for $8 million after they reportedly caught food poisoning from intentionally mislabeled and…

Defendant Sentenced in Subway Hate Crime

By NICHOLAS WILLIAMS A 54-year-old Harlem man was sentenced on Thursday in Queens Criminal Court on a charge of third-degree assault as a hate crime following a train altercation in…

Student ‘Dreamers’ Await Their Fate

By MICHELLE VELEZ Three young undocumented immigrants shed tears of emotion as they described their hopes and fears Thursday at a campus event focused on the  upcoming  DACA case scheduled…

An Icy Halloween at Bryant Park

By NICHOLAS WILLIAMS Ice skaters and tourists gathered on a rainy Halloween day at Bryant Park to attend the official opening of The Bank Of America Winter Village. The Winter…

EPA Gives $200,000 to Fortune Society

By MARIE FIERO The Environmental Protection Agency announced on Thursday a $200,000 grant to a local nonprofit  that helps formerly incarcerated people find jobs and housing. “Who would think that…